WILMINGTON WSO AIRPORT, NORTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 56.3 59.5 66.2 74.1 80.6 86.4 89.9 88.3 84.1 75.6 67.8 59.6 74.0
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 68.4 68.4 72.2 78.8 84.1 90.2 94.0 91.7 87.4 79.8 76.4 68.6 94.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1985 1975 1998 1993 1975 1980 1985 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 45.3 48.6 60.5 68.9 76.0 81.7 85.1 84.6 80.5 70.5 61.1 49.0 45.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1972 1997 1984 1981 1984 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 46.1 48.5 55.0 62.7 70.2 77.0 81.1 79.7 75.0 64.8 56.5 48.9 63.8
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 58.8 55.5 60.8 66.5 74.9 80.9 84.1 82.6 78.7 71.1 66.6 57.5 84.1
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1991 1991 1998 1993 1999 1980 1985 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 35.8 38.5 49.9 57.4 66.9 72.7 77.9 76.9 71.0 59.2 49.7 38.6 35.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1981 1983 1992 1972 1984 1981 1984 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 35.8 37.5 43.7 51.2 59.8 67.6 72.3 71.0 65.9 53.9 45.1 38.1 53.5
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 49.1 44.4 49.3 56.0 65.9 71.6 74.8 74.1 70.0 62.8 56.8 46.9 74.8
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1976 1991 1991 1998 1999 1999 1980 1971 1985 1971 1999
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 25.8 28.3 38.3 45.8 55.8 61.8 69.7 68.3 60.0 47.5 38.2 28.2 25.8
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1981 1983 1997 1972 1974 1997 1981 1987 1976 1989 1981
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.52 3.66 4.22 2.94 4.40 5.36 7.62 7.31 6.79 3.21 3.26 3.78 57.07
Highest Precipitation (in.) 10.22 11.22 8.27 7.60 8.16 12.74 14.49 14.06 23.41 9.31 7.87 7.06 23.41
Year Highest Occurred 1991 1998 1994 1989 1999 1976 1988 1981 1999 1995 1972 1989 1999
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.09 1.01 1.66 0.16 0.95 0.89 2.82 2.48 0.70 0.38 0.49 0.59 0.16
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1976 1985 1995 1987 1984 1979 1979 1986 2000 1973 1988 1995
Heating Degree Days (F) 589. 474. 331. 134. 28. 1. 0. 0. 3. 95. 277. 497. 2429.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 3. 4. 17. 65. 187. 361. 501. 455. 304. 90. 25. 5. 2017.

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