SMITHFIELD, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 51.4 55.2 63.7 72.4 79.8 86.3 89.9 87.9 82.5 72.7 63.6 54.8 71.7
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 61.4 64.8 69.3 77.9 83.7 90.5 95.6 92.6 86.6 77.6 69.8 63.2 95.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1994 1991 1993 1993 1983 1993 1984 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 39.7 43.8 57.9 65.7 75.0 81.8 85.5 84.1 78.6 67.9 56.7 43.8 39.7
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1972 1979 2000 1974 1982 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 40.5 43.3 51.4 59.2 67.3 74.5 78.6 76.8 70.9 59.7 50.7 43.2 59.7
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 51.6 50.6 55.8 63.3 71.5 78.3 82.4 80.5 74.1 65.9 59.7 51.9 82.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1994 1991 1998 1993 1988 1998 1971 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 29.5 33.5 46.2 55.0 62.8 69.6 75.1 72.4 66.3 55.2 42.8 32.3 29.5
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1983 1992 1972 1979 1981 1982 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 29.5 31.3 39.0 45.9 54.7 62.7 67.2 65.6 59.3 46.6 37.7 31.6 47.6
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 41.9 37.9 45.3 49.2 59.2 67.4 71.5 70.6 63.0 57.2 49.5 40.7 71.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1973 1998 1991 1998 1991 1988 1980 1971 1985 1971 1991
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 19.2 23.2 34.5 41.5 49.7 56.7 63.3 60.5 54.0 40.6 28.9 20.8 19.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1996 1971 1997 1972 1980 1981 1982 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.24 3.66 4.57 3.24 4.16 4.14 5.14 4.58 4.54 3.16 2.95 3.05 47.43
Highest Precipitation (in.) 7.71 6.52 7.61 8.75 9.17 14.89 10.90 8.44 18.13 8.32 6.39 7.32 18.13
Year Highest Occurred 1987 1995 1989 1989 1984 1995 1996 1986 1999 1971 1992 1983 1999
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.94 0.78 1.37 0.50 1.32 1.04 1.26 0.97 0.15 0.00 0.30 0.42 0.00
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1991 1985 1981 2000 1990 1976 1983 1990 2000 1999 1988 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 760. 609. 425. 191. 42. 4. 0. 0. 12. 208. 433. 675. 3359.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 1. 15. 111. 289. 419. 364. 190. 41. 3. 0. 1433.

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