HATTERAS, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 53.4 53.9 60.1 66.6 74.4 80.7 84.9 84.5 81.0 72.6 64.3 57.0 69.5
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 62.5 61.1 65.4 72.6 80.0 85.4 87.3 86.8 84.1 77.7 71.8 62.8 87.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1994 1991 1998 1993 1975 1993 1985 1985 1990 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 43.2 41.1 55.2 62.3 70.8 77.3 82.4 82.3 78.5 67.9 56.8 47.6 41.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1975 1992 1979 1984 1976 1984 1988 1976 1989 1978
Mean Temperature (F) 46.5 47.3 53.0 60.2 68.1 75.0 79.3 78.8 75.2 66.5 58.0 50.5 63.2
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 56.6 54.0 57.9 66.6 73.5 79.6 82.4 81.3 77.8 72.1 66.5 56.2 82.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1994 1991 1994 1993 1999 1998 1985 1985 1998 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 35.8 35.4 47.7 55.1 64.5 71.6 77.0 75.8 72.0 61.0 50.1 40.5 35.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1975 1992 1979 1975 1981 1982 1981 1976 1989 1978
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 39.6 40.6 45.8 53.7 61.8 69.3 73.7 73.0 69.3 60.4 51.7 44.0 56.9
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 50.6 46.8 51.3 60.6 67.0 75.0 77.5 76.6 72.3 67.0 61.1 50.7 77.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 2000 1994 1991 1994 1993 1999 1998 1971 1985 1998 1993
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 28.4 29.7 39.6 48.0 58.1 65.3 70.3 68.8 63.4 53.3 43.3 33.3 28.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1975 1978 1980 1978 1981 1981 1981 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.37 3.62 4.53 3.19 3.63 4.19 4.29 5.43 4.63 4.78 4.76 4.29 52.71
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.59 8.52 10.89 6.35 11.02 12.58 9.70 13.27 9.38 10.38 11.91 9.51 13.27
Year Highest Occurred 1987 1983 1983 1989 1972 1974 1996 1976 1979 1971 1985 1981 1976
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.00 0.91 0.00 0.00 0.55 0.86 0.40 0.52 0.26 0.53 0.61 0.61 0.00
Year Lowest Occurred 1998 1999 1998 1998 1987 1978 1995 1993 1978 1984 1998 1988 1998
Heating Degree Days (F) 583. 497. 378. 173. 31. 1. 0. 0. 1. 80. 240. 457. 2441.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 4. 27. 127. 300. 443. 427. 304. 126. 29. 8. 1795.

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