FRANKLIN 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) 47.7 52.5 60.3 68.5 75.6 81.3 84.5 83.2 77.9 69.4 59.5 50.4 67.6
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 59.3 61.1 66.2 73.9 79.9 85.5 92.1 88.7 85.1 74.1 67.8 57.7 92.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1997 1976 1982 1981 1993 1980 1998 1984 1990 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 33.9 45.3 54.0 62.2 71.9 76.1 80.0 79.8 74.0 62.9 52.0 42.0 33.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1997 1997 1979 1994 1996 1976 1976 2000 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 35.9 39.1 46.4 53.7 62.3 69.2 73.1 72.2 66.5 55.5 46.1 38.3 54.9
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 48.0 45.9 51.7 58.3 67.2 73.2 78.3 75.0 70.1 61.6 55.6 45.0 78.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1981 1991 1981 1993 1980 1998 1984 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 23.8 31.7 41.1 49.5 58.3 64.4 70.3 69.6 63.0 49.5 38.2 31.3 23.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1997 1972 1971 1997 1976 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 24.0 25.6 32.5 38.9 49.0 57.0 61.7 61.2 55.0 41.5 32.6 26.2 42.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 36.6 33.5 38.9 45.1 56.9 60.9 64.8 64.5 58.7 50.2 45.5 33.7 64.8
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1998 1973 1991 1991 1981 1991 1995 1980 1985 1985 1972 1991
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 13.6 18.1 26.7 34.2 44.3 50.4 58.3 57.7 49.5 33.1 24.4 19.8 13.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1976 1971 1972 1976 1997 1984 1987 1976 1985 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.39 4.89 5.76 4.09 4.90 4.49 4.09 4.48 3.94 3.29 4.58 4.57 54.47
Highest Precipitation (in.) 11.55 8.79 11.59 7.42 11.20 8.91 7.91 10.45 9.23 7.56 9.50 8.58 11.59
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1975 1980 1979 1976 1989 1971 1992 1989 1995 1992 1983 1980
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.35 0.57 1.60 1.10 1.76 1.29 0.86 0.85 0.17 0.05 1.83 1.01 0.05
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1978 1985 1975 1988 1979 1983 1998 1984 2000 1990 1980 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 903. 728. 578. 340. 138. 16. 2. 0. 48. 308. 569. 827. 4457.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 1. 54. 141. 252. 222. 93. 12. 0. 0. 775.

Southeast Regional Climate Center, sercc@climate.ncsu.edu