ELIZABETHTOWN LOCK 2, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 54.1 57.9 66.4 73.9 80.3 86.0 89.4 87.8 83.1 74.4 65.9 57.7 73.1
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 65.9 67.2 72.2 78.5 84.7 89.7 94.6 92.3 86.5 80.2 73.2 65.3 94.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1986 1981 2000 1981 1993 1983 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 43.3 47.8 59.4 67.4 75.1 81.5 85.8 84.4 80.4 69.7 59.8 44.7 43.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1972 1997 2000 1992 1995 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 42.9 45.7 53.8 61.0 68.9 75.4 79.5 78.0 72.7 62.4 53.5 45.9 61.6
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 55.7 53.0 59.1 65.2 73.3 79.3 83.6 80.4 76.8 69.3 63.5 54.3 83.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1981 1991 1981 1993 1999 1980 1985 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 31.9 36.3 48.7 56.2 65.3 71.4 77.3 75.2 69.8 56.3 46.8 34.6 31.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1992 1997 1975 1976 1984 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 31.6 33.4 41.2 48.0 57.5 64.7 69.6 68.2 62.3 50.3 41.1 34.0 50.2
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 45.4 40.7 47.4 53.1 63.9 69.0 72.9 71.8 67.2 59.7 53.8 43.5 72.9
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1991 1991 1981 1991 1987 1980 1971 1985 1971 1991
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 20.4 24.7 35.4 43.5 53.9 59.9 66.6 64.9 57.9 42.1 33.8 24.4 20.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1997 1997 1979 1979 1976 1984 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.37 3.32 4.52 3.06 3.54 4.10 5.78 6.15 5.35 3.14 2.68 3.42 49.43
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.99 7.71 10.10 6.72 7.68 12.03 10.38 16.29 18.81 9.15 5.67 6.32 18.81
Year Highest Occurred 1999 1983 1983 1973 1974 1995 1985 1992 1999 1999 1992 1983 1999
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.40 0.84 1.09 0.14 0.45 0.54 2.08 1.24 0.20 0.05 0.33 0.16 0.05
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1985 1976 1987 1990 1990 1979 1990 2000 1973 1988 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 688. 543. 353. 151. 24. 1. 0. 0. 5. 150. 356. 595. 2866.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 6. 28. 144. 311. 450. 402. 237. 69. 11. 0. 1658.

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