CHAPEL HILL 2 W, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 49.3 53.3 61.6 71.1 78.0 85.0 89.1 87.2 81.3 71.3 62.3 52.8 70.2
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 58.9 63.3 67.5 76.9 82.5 89.5 95.0 92.8 86.2 75.2 69.4 62.0 95.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1985 1982 1981 1977 1988 1980 1973 1985 1984 1977
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 37.7 42.9 55.4 65.6 72.6 81.1 83.2 82.4 76.5 65.7 55.4 42.4 37.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1992 1997 1984 1992 1984 1976 1996 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 38.3 41.4 49.3 57.9 65.8 73.5 77.6 76.0 69.7 58.2 49.7 41.6 58.3
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 48.5 49.4 54.3 61.9 71.6 76.5 82.2 80.4 74.5 63.9 58.0 49.5 82.2
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1994 1991 1994 1993 1983 1998 1971 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 27.2 31.2 44.2 53.2 62.0 69.3 72.9 71.8 63.5 51.1 43.7 31.7 27.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1978 1983 1978 1979 1984 1982 1984 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 27.3 29.4 36.9 44.7 53.6 61.9 66.1 64.7 58.1 45.1 37.1 30.3 46.3
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 38.0 36.2 42.7 50.1 61.1 67.1 71.6 69.9 62.9 55.8 46.5 39.3 71.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1991 1991 1994 1991 1995 1998 1971 1985 1971 1991
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 16.7 19.6 30.5 40.4 48.3 56.9 59.8 57.8 50.6 34.7 30.9 21.1 16.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1982 1989 1980 1978 1982 1984 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.41 3.62 4.48 3.22 4.44 3.98 3.96 4.46 4.45 3.72 3.62 3.24 47.60
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.93 6.76 7.95 6.25 7.62 10.16 8.41 9.04 24.01 9.69 12.56 7.15 24.01
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1984 1984 2000 1972 1980 1975 1985 1999 1971 1985 1983 1999
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.19 0.92 1.63 0.73 1.10 0.88 0.27 0.79 0.09 0.26 0.72 0.89 0.09
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1991 1985 1976 1999 1971 1977 1997 1990 2000 1981 1988 1990
Heating Degree Days (F) 828. 662. 489. 225. 68. 4. 0. 1. 26. 242. 460. 728. 3733.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 1. 12. 93. 259. 390. 340. 167. 31. 1. 0. 1294.

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