SOUTHPORT 5 N, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 56.4 58.3 64.5 71.4 78.1 84.3 88.0 87.4 83.5 75.7 68.4 59.5 73.0
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 65.9 65.7 70.2 76.3 82.4 89.1 92.0 90.6 86.3 80.2 74.8 68.6 92.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1994 1991 1998 1993 1987 1973 1990 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 46.4 48.3 59.4 65.7 74.2 80.2 84.1 85.3 80.0 71.1 60.8 48.6 46.4
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1982 1972 1972 1971 1981 1984 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 45.0 46.7 53.1 60.1 67.6 74.9 79.1 78.0 73.2 63.3 55.9 47.7 62.1
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 56.4 53.9 57.9 64.2 72.7 79.4 82.6 81.2 76.0 69.3 65.4 55.3 82.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1991 1991 1998 1993 1999 1977 1985 1985 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 35.6 38.3 47.7 55.9 64.2 70.1 75.9 75.5 68.6 57.4 48.9 37.5 35.6
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1971 1992 1972 1971 1976 1981 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 33.5 35.1 41.6 48.7 57.0 65.4 70.1 68.5 62.9 50.9 43.3 35.8 51.1
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 47.0 42.2 48.2 53.9 63.1 69.8 73.5 72.5 67.4 60.5 55.9 44.2 73.5
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1991 1991 1981 1994 1999 1975 1985 1985 1971 1994
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 24.9 28.3 34.7 42.8 53.0 60.0 66.4 65.2 54.8 43.5 35.9 26.5 24.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1999 1971 1992 1972 1985 1980 1981 1987 1981 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 5.28 4.18 4.47 3.08 4.15 5.04 6.69 7.66 8.93 3.87 3.45 4.19 60.99
Highest Precipitation (in.) 10.20 11.13 7.75 8.60 11.40 12.29 16.10 14.95 31.00 11.98 10.41 7.19 31.00
Year Highest Occurred 1991 1983 1980 1993 1999 1995 1996 1992 1999 1993 1985 1976 1999
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.23 1.24 1.69 0.24 0.80 0.68 1.52 1.30 2.02 0.18 1.09 0.22 0.18
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1996 2000 1976 1997 1984 1993 1997 1990 2000 1981 1988 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 627. 513. 376. 172. 42. 2. 0. 0. 6. 135. 300. 546. 2719.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 4. 24. 121. 298. 435. 401. 252. 83. 24. 8. 1650.

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