SENECA STATE FOREST, WEST VIRGINIA

NCDC 1971-2000 Monthly Normals

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
Mean Max. Temperature (F) 35.9 40.5 49.4 60.2 69.7 76.6 80.1 78.4 72.1 62.2 50.1 40.0 59.6
Highest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 45.7 50.6 55.8 65.8 76.8 80.3 84.8 84.2 77.7 69.5 58.0 49.9 84.8
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1976 1994 1982 1991 1993 1987 1998 1984 1994 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Max. Temperature (F) 25.2 28.6 42.5 54.4 64.2 70.6 75.8 74.2 68.2 54.6 41.9 30.7 25.2
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1993 1997 1997 1972 1996 1992 1996 1988 1996 1989 1977
Mean Temperature (F) 24.7 27.9 36.0 45.2 55.3 63.1 67.3 65.8 59.2 47.8 37.5 28.9 46.6
Highest Mean Temperature (F) 35.6 34.6 42.1 50.4 63.1 67.0 71.3 70.2 62.8 57.5 47.0 37.5 71.3
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1976 1973 1994 1991 1994 1993 1995 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
Lowest Mean Temperature (F) 12.1 15.7 30.0 40.7 50.6 57.8 63.9 61.8 55.6 41.0 28.7 16.6 12.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1984 1975 1997 1972 1976 1976 1974 1988 1976 1989 1977
Mean Min. Temperature (F) 13.5 15.3 22.6 30.2 40.9 49.5 54.4 53.2 46.3 33.4 24.9 17.8 33.5
Highest Mean Min. Temperature (F) 25.5 25.8 29.6 35.9 50.0 54.4 58.0 58.4 52.1 45.5 37.2 25.1 58.4
Year Highest Occurred 1974 1998 1973 1999 1991 1994 1989 1995 1971 1984 1985 1984 1995
Lowest Mean Min. Temperature (F) -1.1 2.8 14.9 23.6 35.9 43.6 49.6 46.6 38.5 26.4 14.7 2.6 -1.1
Year Lowest Occurred 1977 1978 1984 1971 1983 1980 1974 1976 1983 1987 1976 1989 1977
Mean Precipitation (in.) 3.92 3.43 4.42 3.56 4.73 4.16 4.82 4.22 3.59 3.36 3.79 3.87 47.87
Highest Precipitation (in.) 8.47 6.25 7.59 7.73 8.72 7.43 9.74 11.48 7.45 9.01 11.76 7.77 11.76
Year Highest Occurred 1996 1972 1991 1973 1996 1972 1994 1984 1993 1976 1985 1973 1985
Lowest Precipitation (in.) 1.13 0.76 1.91 0.30 1.11 1.02 1.17 1.47 0.16 0.43 1.14 1.09 0.16
Year Lowest Occurred 1981 1978 1972 1976 1977 1988 1975 1981 1978 2000 1981 1980 1978
Heating Degree Days (F) 1248. 1039. 900. 595. 317. 105. 33. 51. 185. 535. 825. 1120. 6953.
Cooling Degree Days (F) 0. 0. 0. 0. 16. 46. 103. 74. 10. 1. 0. 0. 250.

Southeast Regional Climate Center, sercc@climate.ncsu.edu