GASTONIA, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 50.2 55.0 63.1 71.6 79.0 85.4 89.3 87.8 81.9 72.2 62.5 53.3 70.9
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 59.8 64.5 69.9 76.2 83.5 89.9 94.5 92.9 86.4 78.2 69.9 63.1 94.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1994 1981 2000 1986 1993 1980 1998 1984 1999 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 40.0 46.9 57.6 66.6 75.3 79.4 84.8 83.2 78.9 65.9 55.7 46.3 40.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1993 1983 1992 1997 1975 1986 1979 1976 1996 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 39.4 43.1 50.8 59.2 67.6 75.0 79.1 77.8 71.6 60.2 50.7 42.7 59.8
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 49.7 51.6 57.2 63.7 74.0 78.9 83.6 81.2 76.5 66.6 57.8 50.0 83.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1994 1991 1991 1998 1993 1999 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 29.6 34.7 45.6 54.0 63.1 70.8 75.6 74.5 68.6 53.7 43.9 35.9 29.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1989 1972 1975 1976 1974 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 28.6 31.2 38.5 46.7 56.2 64.6 68.9 67.7 61.2 48.2 38.8 32.0 48.6
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 39.6 40.2 44.5 54.2 65.0 69.0 72.6 71.4 66.6 55.0 47.6 38.9 72.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1994 1991 1991 1998 1993 1995 1998 1984 1985 1998 1993
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 19.2 22.4 33.3 41.3 49.7 58.0 66.0 64.0 56.0 39.1 30.6 25.5 19.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1989 1972 1972 1976 1984 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.21 3.75 4.26 2.89 3.64 3.68 3.53 4.09 4.26 3.76 3.16 3.57 44.80
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.99 6.49 10.12 5.88 12.65 8.01 7.74 11.71 9.42 11.34 7.74 8.98 12.65
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1984 1993 1979 1975 1992 1971 1991 1989 1990 1985 1983 1975
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.76 0.87 0.41 0.35 0.31 0.01 0.37 0.73 0.20 0.00 0.66 1.27 0.00
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1999 1976 1987 1993 1983 1997 1985 2000 1991 2000 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 793. 613. 443. 194. 59. 3. 0. 0. 13. 194. 434. 693. 3439.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 4. 18. 139. 303. 436. 395. 210. 44. 2. 0. 1551.

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