COLUMBIA UNIV OF SC, SOUTH CAROLINA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 58.1 63.2 71.3 79.5 86.3 92.0 95.2 93.3 88.3 78.7 69.2 60.7 78.0
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 70.6 72.7 78.9 83.7 91.2 97.8 101.8 99.9 94.0 83.9 75.5 69.7 101.8
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1997 1981 2000 1986 1993 1983 1980 1984 1973 1971 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 46.3 53.4 65.4 72.4 81.3 86.6 90.8 88.8 84.5 73.9 63.0 51.1 46.3
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1972 1997 1984 1981 1979 1976 1976 2000 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 47.3 51.4 58.9 66.3 73.9 80.1 83.6 82.1 77.0 66.3 57.3 49.7 66.2
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 60.1 58.4 65.3 70.3 77.5 84.6 88.4 86.8 81.3 72.0 65.2 58.9 88.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1981 2000 1986 1986 1983 1980 1984 1985 1971 1986
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 37.2 42.7 53.5 61.1 70.4 75.6 80.9 78.8 74.7 61.3 50.9 40.0 37.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1992 1997 1984 1981 2000 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 36.5 39.5 46.5 53.1 61.4 68.2 71.9 70.9 65.7 53.8 45.4 38.7 54.3
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 49.5 46.1 51.6 57.2 65.4 71.4 75.0 73.6 68.7 61.4 56.1 48.2 75.0
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1990 1997 1999 1998 1998 1986 1983 1980 1985 1985 1971 1986
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 28.1 32.0 41.6 49.8 57.4 63.7 69.2 68.2 62.0 46.5 38.8 28.8 28.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1971 1983 1992 1972 1974 1976 1984 1987 1976 2000 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 4.57 3.75 4.56 2.96 3.21 5.19 5.20 4.51 3.83 2.89 3.11 3.36 47.14
Highest Precipitation (in.) 9.46 8.01 10.01 7.31 7.42 12.60 14.93 10.39 8.77 11.88 7.45 9.82 14.93
Year Highest Occurred 2000 1979 1980 1982 1975 1995 1991 1986 1980 1990 1985 1981 1991
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 0.74 0.64 0.70 0.25 0.68 0.86 1.72 0.82 0.18 0.00 0.34 0.43 0.00
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1976 1985 1986 1983 1990 1980 1983 1985 2000 1973 1988 2000
Heating Degree Days (F) 562. 388. 217. 57. 4. 0. 0. 0. 0. 79. 255. 482. 2044.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 6. 28. 96. 278. 453. 575. 530. 360. 117. 24. 8. 2475.

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