MOREHEAD CITY 2 WNW, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 57.0 59.0 65.1 72.0 78.8 84.9 88.6 88.0 84.5 76.5 68.3 60.3 73.6
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 67.2 66.1 70.1 76.4 82.7 89.2 91.4 91.0 88.0 80.5 75.7 66.7 91.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1974 1977 1975 1981 1986 1975 1977 1990 1985 1971 1986
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 48.6 48.0 59.5 68.5 75.0 81.4 84.1 84.6 80.7 71.4 62.1 49.1 48.0
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1994 1992 2000 1986 1999 1992 1976 1989 1978
Mean Temperature (F) 46.3 47.9 54.1 61.3 69.4 76.4 80.5 79.6 75.4 65.8 57.3 49.6 63.6
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 57.8 55.3 58.6 65.0 74.1 81.0 83.5 82.2 78.8 72.2 67.0 57.1 83.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1991 1991 1981 1986 1978 1977 1985 1985 1971 1986
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 36.5 37.6 48.5 57.7 64.4 70.7 77.7 76.0 72.5 61.0 50.3 38.9 36.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1999 1997 1997 1997 2000 1996 1984 1992 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 35.5 36.8 43.0 50.6 59.9 67.8 72.3 71.1 66.2 55.1 46.3 38.9 53.6
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 48.5 46.2 47.8 55.7 65.7 72.9 75.7 74.4 69.8 64.0 58.3 47.4 75.7
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1990 1991 1991 1981 1999 1999 1980 1985 1985 1971 1999
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 24.4 27.2 34.1 45.2 52.2 58.7 68.0 65.4 60.9 49.8 37.6 28.6 24.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1999 1997 1997 1997 1997 1996 1997 1988 1996 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.38 4.03 4.27 2.94 4.66 4.04 5.94 7.55 6.47 4.36 4.07 4.54 58.25
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.55 12.36 10.02 7.51 10.53 8.42 14.49 15.49 15.77 11.55 10.64 11.48 15.77
Year Highest Occurred 1979 1998 1983 2000 1981 1995 1996 1998 1996 1985 1985 1973 1996
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.93 1.38 1.66 0.33 1.10 0.28 1.74 2.11 0.31 0.54 0.92 1.13 0.28
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1991 1986 1986 1987 1990 1973 1980 1978 2000 1973 1985 1990
Heating Degree Days (F) 587. 479. 347. 137. 22. 1. 0. 0. 2. 92. 262. 487. 2416.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 8. 27. 157. 342. 478. 450. 312. 116. 32. 9. 1931.

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