ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 46.1 50.3 58.0 66.8 74.3 80.8 84.3 82.9 76.9 67.7 57.8 49.6 66.3
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 58.4 59.6 63.4 73.0 81.2 84.3 90.7 87.0 83.8 73.5 64.5 59.8 90.7
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1974 1981 1982 1981 1993 1980 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 33.2 41.6 51.6 60.8 68.7 75.8 79.1 78.0 73.9 61.0 51.9 39.6 33.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1989 1992 1979 1992 1989 1988 1996 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 36.4 39.7 47.1 55.3 63.2 70.2 73.9 72.7 66.7 56.4 47.3 39.7 55.7
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 48.3 45.9 52.0 60.7 68.0 73.9 78.0 75.3 71.7 63.6 56.1 48.0 78.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1997 1981 1998 1981 1993 1980 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 23.8 31.4 41.2 50.8 58.8 66.1 70.7 69.5 63.4 50.1 40.8 30.6 23.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1989 1974 1979 1992 1976 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 26.6 29.1 36.2 43.8 52.1 59.6 63.5 62.4 56.4 45.0 36.8 29.8 45.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 38.3 36.6 41.6 48.9 58.5 63.5 65.4 66.0 60.0 53.7 47.6 37.6 66.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1998 1973 1991 1991 1981 1991 1995 1971 1984 1985 1971 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 14.5 21.1 30.3 40.3 47.3 55.1 59.9 59.4 52.1 38.1 29.1 21.5 14.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1997 1997 1972 1976 1976 1984 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.07 3.19 3.89 3.16 3.53 3.24 2.97 3.34 3.01 2.40 2.93 2.59 37.32
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.56 6.34 8.95 6.23 5.86 7.81 6.43 7.12 7.49 6.33 6.95 6.11 8.95
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1984 1975 1998 1972 1989 1991 1992 1989 1990 1979 1983 1975
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.58 0.21 0.71 0.23 0.64 0.61 0.60 0.40 0.07 0.00 0.92 0.52 0.00
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1985 1976 1988 1986 1983 1997 1985 2000 1981 1985 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 888. 708. 555. 297. 126. 14. 0. 1. 46. 287. 530. 785. 4237.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 6. 71. 171. 277. 238. 96. 18. 0. 0. 877.

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