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1971-2000 Climate Normals

Station: 314938 - Lenoir
Station type: COOP - TP what is this?
City, State: Lenoir, NC       County: Caldwell County
Latitude: 35.915° N      Longitude: 81.538° W
Elevation: 1200 feet above sea level
Climate division: NC02 - Northern Mountains
River basin: Upper Catawba
Supported by: NOAA National Weather Service

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Monthly Normals
314938 - Lenoir (COOP)
Lenoir, NC       Caldwell County
35.915N    -81.538W

Jan Feb Mar Apr May June Jul Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec Ann.
What is This? Normal Monthly Maximum Temperature48.2 °F 52.6 °F 60.9 °F 69.9 °F 77.3 °F 83.7 °F 87.6 °F 86 °F 80.1 °F 70.9 °F 60.8 °F 51.8 °F 69.2 °F
What is This? Normal Monthly Minimum Temperature25.6 °F 27.6 °F 34.8 °F 42.3 °F 52.5 °F 60.9 °F 65.4 °F 63.9 °F 57.2 °F 44.4 °F 35.4 °F 28 °F 44.8 °F
What is This? Normal Monthly Mean Temperatures36.9 °F 40.1 °F 47.9 °F 56.1 °F 64.9 °F 72.3 °F 76.5 °F 75 °F 68.7 °F 57.7 °F 48.1 °F 39.9 °F 57 °F
What is This? Normal Monthly Precipitation3.99 in. 3.79 in. 4.76 in. 4.08 in. 4.69 in. 4.45 in. 4.4 in. 3.85 in. 4.46 in. 3.63 in. 3.57 in. 3.53 in. 49.2 in.
What is This? Normal Cooling Degree Days0 0 0 5 85 230 356 308 137 22 1 0 1144
What is This? Normal Heating Degree Days872 697 533 272 88 11 0 1 27 250 509 779 4039
What is This? Highest Mean Temperature45.9 °F 46.1 °F 54.1 °F 60.6 °F 70.5 °F 76.6 °F 80.5 °F 78.7 °F 72.6 °F 64.9 °F 56.5 °F 47.6 °F 80.5 °F
What is This? Median Monthly Mean Temperature36.6 °F 40.4 °F 47.9 °F 56 °F 65.2 °F 73 °F 76.8 °F 74.6 °F 68.6 °F 57.8 °F 48 °F 39.6 °F 56.9 °F
What is This? Lowest Mean Temperature26 °F 32.8 °F 42.9 °F 51.6 °F 60.8 °F 66.5 °F 72.6 °F 71.3 °F 63.6 °F 52.5 °F 41 °F 32.6 °F 26 °F
What is This? Year of Highest Mean Temperature1974 1990 1997 1999 1991 1981 1993 1988 1998 1984 1985 1984 1993
What is This? Year of Lowest Mean Temperature1977 1978 1996 1973 1972 1972 1975 1972 1974 1988 1976 2000 1977



Official daily normals are calculated by the National Climatic Data Center using a linear interpolation of the monthly normals. Since the daily normals do not account for daily climate variability, the State Climate Office of North Carolina provides a daily normal 'range' that incorporates the historical variations in climate for any given day. More details on this technique are available in:

Holder, C., R. Boyles, P. Robinson, S. Raman, and G. Fishel (2006). Calculating a Daily Normal Temperature Range that Reflects Daily Temperature Variability. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, Vol. 87, pp 769-774.

Normal Daily Maximum Temperature
The 30-year normal value for maximum temperatures each day.
314938 - Lenoir (COOP)
Lenoir, NC       Caldwell County
35.915N    -81.538W

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Normal Daily Minimum Temperature
The 30-year normal value for minimum temperatures each day.
314938 - Lenoir (COOP)
Lenoir, NC       Caldwell County
35.915N    -81.538W

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Normal Daily Mean Temperature
The 30-year normal value for mean temperatures for each day.
314938 - Lenoir (COOP)
Lenoir, NC       Caldwell County
35.915N    -81.538W

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Normal Precipitation by Day

314938 - Lenoir (COOP)
Lenoir, NC       Caldwell County
35.915N    -81.538W

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Normal Cooling Degree Days (CDD) by Day
The 30-year normal value for cooling degree days for each day. Base 65 F
314938 - Lenoir (COOP)
Lenoir, NC       Caldwell County
35.915N    -81.538W

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Normal Heating Degree Days (HDD) by Day
The 30-year normal value for heating degree days for each day. Base 65 F
314938 - Lenoir (COOP)
Lenoir, NC       Caldwell County
35.915N    -81.538W

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