WAYNESVILLE EXP STN, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 47.0 50.5 58.4 65.9 73.3 79.6 82.8 81.5 76.2 67.5 58.3 50.1 65.9
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 58.2 57.7 64.6 71.4 78.4 82.6 88.3 86.2 84.5 72.4 64.6 56.9 88.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1994 2000 1986 1993 1999 1998 1998 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 33.9 42.4 51.8 59.7 69.2 75.3 78.0 78.2 72.4 61.5 51.1 41.8 33.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1992 1974 1979 1992 1982 1976 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 34.3 37.3 44.6 51.7 59.7 66.5 70.1 68.9 63.2 52.5 44.1 37.1 52.5
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 47.4 44.6 50.8 56.6 64.9 69.7 73.0 72.9 67.9 58.6 52.3 44.1 73.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1981 1991 1998 1993 1995 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 22.9 29.5 38.4 47.4 55.9 62.3 67.4 66.3 59.8 47.4 37.5 29.4 22.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1997 1972 1971 1981 1984 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 21.6 24.1 30.7 37.4 46.0 53.4 57.3 56.2 50.1 37.4 29.8 24.0 39.0
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 36.7 31.4 38.2 42.7 53.8 56.8 60.6 61.6 53.9 45.9 40.0 31.3 61.6
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1974 1991 1991 1991 1991 1995 1973 1984 1985 1984 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 11.9 16.6 23.9 33.4 39.9 48.3 54.5 53.1 43.7 29.1 23.9 16.4 11.9
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1997 1997 1972 1976 1981 1999 1987 1976 1985 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.62 4.54 5.24 3.84 4.43 4.03 3.59 4.11 3.60 2.92 3.81 4.04 48.77
Highest Precipitation (in.) 10.02 8.25 10.62 8.64 8.67 8.78 7.22 8.20 8.55 8.24 8.72 8.86 10.62
Year Highest Occurred 1998 1989 1975 1998 1976 1989 1971 1995 1979 1995 1979 1973 1975
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.52 0.47 1.71 0.36 2.06 1.26 1.42 0.85 0.18 0.05 1.33 1.32 0.05
Year Lowest Occurred 1986 1978 1985 1976 1985 1988 1998 1997 1978 2000 1990 1985 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 951. 775. 634. 400. 197. 38. 6. 11. 98. 392. 630. 867. 4999.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 0. 31. 82. 162. 129. 42. 4. 0. 0. 450.

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