SANFORD 8 NE, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 52.4 57.3 65.9 75.3 81.8 87.8 91.0 88.9 83.8 74.1 64.2 55.2 73.1
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 62.9 68.6 73.0 80.9 85.5 93.2 96.5 93.8 88.2 78.8 70.1 63.7 96.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1976 1991 1981 1993 1980 1973 1973 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 38.6 47.1 59.5 68.8 78.1 83.3 86.1 84.3 79.8 67.5 53.9 45.9 38.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1992 1997 1984 1996 1999 1976 1976 2000 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 41.0 44.3 51.9 60.0 68.0 75.3 79.2 77.6 71.8 60.3 51.3 43.4 60.3
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 52.4 52.3 57.4 64.0 72.2 80.3 83.2 81.7 75.9 67.1 59.6 51.5 83.2
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1994 1991 1981 1993 1988 1980 1984 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 28.7 34.9 47.4 55.1 64.5 71.3 76.5 74.7 68.3 53.9 41.7 35.5 28.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1989 1972 1984 1996 1984 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 29.5 31.3 37.8 44.7 54.2 62.7 67.3 66.3 59.8 46.5 38.3 31.6 47.5
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 41.9 39.7 44.0 48.8 58.9 67.4 70.0 71.0 64.3 55.5 49.2 39.6 71.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1990 1999 1991 1981 1994 1988 1992 1984 1985 1971 1988
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 18.8 22.8 32.6 39.8 49.9 57.3 64.4 62.6 54.7 36.5 29.5 23.8 18.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1988 1989 1972 1976 1997 1981 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.49 3.72 4.19 2.85 4.08 4.44 4.82 4.16 4.47 3.88 3.30 3.18 47.58
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.56 7.08 7.95 5.68 7.52 15.01 11.59 12.48 16.99 9.86 8.79 7.31 16.99
Year Highest Occurred 2000 1984 1977 1973 1979 1995 1984 1986 1999 1971 1992 1983 1999
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.06 0.76 1.04 0.32 1.20 0.43 1.03 0.66 0.27 0.12 0.38 0.62 0.12
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1991 1985 1976 1999 1993 1983 1997 1985 2000 1973 1988 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 744. 580. 412. 173. 36. 2. 0. 0. 11. 193. 418. 670. 3239.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 4. 23. 128. 309. 440. 391. 215. 47. 5. 0. 1562.

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