KINSTON 5 SE, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 51.9 55.5 63.4 72.3 79.0 85.3 88.5 86.9 82.2 73.2 64.7 55.3 71.5
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 63.9 66.3 69.7 78.0 83.8 88.9 92.4 91.9 86.1 78.3 72.2 64.0 92.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1977 2000 1985 1993 1983 1973 1984 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 41.9 44.0 57.3 66.7 73.4 80.5 85.6 83.7 78.8 68.3 58.5 42.5 41.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1987 1992 1979 1979 1981 1999 1988 1995 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 41.4 43.9 51.5 59.8 67.8 75.2 79.0 77.1 71.8 60.8 52.6 44.3 60.4
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 52.7 51.6 56.5 64.3 72.5 78.7 82.5 80.2 75.1 67.2 61.3 52.7 82.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1977 1991 1981 1993 1983 1980 1971 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 31.5 33.7 46.6 55.9 63.2 70.6 76.6 73.8 68.3 55.2 46.0 33.4 31.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1983 1992 1979 1979 1976 1981 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 30.8 32.3 39.5 47.3 56.6 65.0 69.4 67.3 61.3 48.4 40.5 33.2 49.3
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 41.5 40.0 44.1 51.5 62.8 69.3 72.6 71.0 64.9 58.9 50.5 41.5 72.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1991 1991 1981 1991 1987 1979 1971 1985 1971 1991
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 21.1 23.5 33.3 43.6 51.7 60.5 66.1 62.4 55.5 41.6 33.3 24.3 21.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1971 1997 1988 1976 1976 1981 1974 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.44 3.42 4.26 3.44 4.10 4.64 5.88 5.62 5.45 3.51 2.80 3.56 51.12
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.24 6.94 7.96 7.34 8.19 13.89 10.86 12.10 23.03 10.66 6.18 7.40 23.03
Year Highest Occurred 1987 1998 1980 1973 1981 1995 1971 1992 1999 1971 1992 1983 1999
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.69 1.20 1.44 0.64 1.44 1.13 0.91 1.07 0.56 0.14 0.54 0.64 0.14
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1981 1985 1993 1985 1992 1996 1990 2000 1981 1988 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 734. 591. 423. 177. 38. 2. 0. 0. 10. 183. 380. 644. 3182.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 2. 20. 125. 306. 434. 375. 213. 53. 8. 0. 1536.

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