HICKORY FAA AIRPORT, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 48.8 53.0 61.2 70.3 77.4 84.2 87.8 86.1 79.8 70.6 60.6 51.8 69.3
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 57.2 62.5 67.9 76.6 82.2 89.9 94.1 90.2 83.7 76.1 67.0 61.6 94.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1997 1981 1982 1981 1993 1983 1972 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 36.0 43.3 54.7 62.9 72.4 79.2 83.3 81.5 75.3 64.0 54.2 41.3 36.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1992 1974 1984 1992 1974 1976 1976 2000 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 39.0 42.3 50.0 58.3 66.3 73.8 77.7 76.3 69.9 59.2 49.9 41.8 58.7
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 47.4 48.6 55.6 63.9 70.9 79.5 82.0 79.5 73.3 67.0 58.9 50.7 82.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1997 1981 1991 1981 1993 1983 1978 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 26.8 33.8 44.1 53.6 62.6 68.8 74.4 73.1 66.1 53.1 42.6 32.3 26.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1992 1974 1971 1992 1974 1988 1976 2000 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 29.2 31.5 38.8 46.3 55.1 63.4 67.6 66.4 59.9 47.8 39.1 31.8 48.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 37.6 37.2 45.1 51.2 61.3 69.1 70.2 69.6 64.1 57.8 50.7 39.7 70.2
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1998 1973 1981 1991 1981 1982 1995 1978 1984 1985 1984 1982
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 17.5 24.3 33.4 42.5 50.9 57.0 64.4 62.0 55.1 39.9 31.0 23.3 17.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1971 1997 1972 1976 1976 1976 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.23 3.87 4.92 3.70 4.46 4.74 4.17 3.85 4.24 3.57 3.64 3.59 48.98
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.43 7.61 11.81 7.96 8.72 9.96 10.27 8.93 10.92 11.57 7.50 8.36 11.81
Year Highest Occurred 1978 1987 1975 1984 1975 1994 1989 1996 1979 1990 1985 1983 1975
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.45 0.44 1.32 0.11 0.94 0.61 0.07 0.62 0.03 0.00 0.86 0.55 0.00
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1985 1976 1997 1986 1983 1997 1985 2000 1981 1980 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 807. 636. 468. 216. 67. 6. 0. 0. 17. 215. 457. 719. 3608.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 2. 14. 105. 270. 394. 348. 163. 35. 2. 0. 1333.

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