Average Monthly Temperatures at CGREC for the 2003-2004 Crop Year


Month


2003-2004
Maximum
Temperature


2003-2004
Minimum
Temperature


2003-2004
Average
Temperature


1951-2004
Average
Temperature

2003-2004
Deviation
From 53-year
Average

           
October 86 13 47.8 42.6 5.1
November 54 -12 21.1 22.3 -1.2
December 45 -13 21.3 13.0 8.3
January 40 -29 3.8 2.6 1.2
February 40 -27 13.3 12.6 0.7
March 64 -1 29.3 16.3 12.9
April 83 12 41.7 34.8 6.9
May 78 21 48.9 49.8 -0.9
June 81 34 57.1 63.0 -5.9
July 91 42 65.7 65.7 -0.1
August 84 36 60.3 67.4 -7.1
September 91 31 58.7 57.1 1.6
           
Last Spring Frost: May 15, 2004---21 degrees
First Fall Frost: Oct. 1, 2004---29 degrees
139 frost-free days
53-Year Avg. Last Spring Frost: May 13.
53-Year Avg. First Fall Frost: Sep. 21
53-Year Avg. Frost-Free days: 131 days

  
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