BITTINGER 2 NW, MARYLAND

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Heating Degree Days

From Year=1953 To Year=1976
Station:(180881) BITTINGER 2 NW
Averages Daily Extremes
Heating Degree Days for Selected Base Temperature (F)
Base Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Annual
65 1238 1082 943 559 302 108 39 52 195 483 793 1130 6923
60 1083 940 788 419 182 43 7 12 99 336 643 975 5529
57 990 856 696 342 126 22 1 4 60 258 556 882 4793
55 928 799 636 294 96 12 0 1 41 211 498 821 4340
50 774 659 491 190 42 2 0 0 13 117 362 667 3319
Heating Degree Day units are computed as the difference between the base temperature and the daily average temperature. (Base Temp. - Daily Ave. Temp.) One unit is accumulated for each degree Fahrenheit the average temperature is below the base temperature. Negative numbers are discarded. Example: If the days high temperature was 65 and the low temperature was 31, the base 50 heating degree day units is 50 - ((65 + 31) / 2) = 2. This is done for each day of the month and summed.
Table updated on May 22,
Months with 5 or more missing days are not considered
Years with 1 or more missing months are not considered

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