RIPLEY, MISSISSIPPI

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 47.7 53.3 62.6 71.8 79.4 86.8 90.4 89.8 83.7 73.0 61.1 51.2 70.9
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 54.5 62.3 68.6 78.4 85.0 90.6 97.1 97.4 90.4 79.2 67.5 61.1 97.4
Year Highest Occurred 1975 1976 1974 1981 1977 1998 1980 1980 1998 1971 1978 1984 1980
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 35.8 42.0 56.6 65.5 74.5 80.5 85.6 82.5 77.1 65.9 53.7 41.0 35.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1976 1997 1989 1992 1974 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 37.7 42.1 50.8 59.1 67.7 75.4 79.3 78.0 71.5 59.7 49.5 40.9 59.3
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 44.6 48.9 56.8 65.6 72.9 79.8 83.7 82.8 77.2 65.8 56.4 50.9 83.7
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1981 1987 1998 1980 1980 1998 1984 1985 1984 1980
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 26.0 31.2 45.1 54.0 62.2 70.7 76.7 73.1 66.0 53.6 40.7 30.2 26.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1976 1974 1972 1992 1974 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 27.7 30.9 39.0 46.4 56.0 64.0 68.1 66.2 59.2 46.3 37.9 30.6 47.7
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 36.3 37.7 45.1 52.8 62.9 69.0 71.1 71.0 63.9 55.5 46.7 40.8 71.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1981 1991 1998 1998 1995 1998 1984 1985 1984 1998
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 16.2 20.4 32.8 41.6 49.8 59.0 64.0 61.5 55.0 38.4 27.6 19.4 16.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1997 1976 1974 1976 1976 1974 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.17 4.69 6.08 5.52 5.42 4.69 4.67 3.00 3.73 3.38 5.70 6.22 58.27
Highest Precipitation (in.) 13.87 9.90 17.50 12.49 11.18 11.10 7.94 6.56 9.25 7.76 12.99 16.46 17.50
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1991 1978 1989 1995 1985 1979 1976 1973 1991 1973
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.56 1.20 2.53 1.71 1.26 0.00 1.12 0.15 0.27 0.00 1.55 0.62 0.00
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1978 1985 1976 1992 1988 1978 1999 1999 2000 1971 1980 1988
Heating Degree Days (F) 846. 642. 445. 206. 58. 2. 0. 0. 24. 210. 468. 747. 3648.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 4. 28. 142. 314. 442. 403. 218. 44. 3. 0. 1598.

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