2001 Climatological and Significant Weather Summary
Memphis, TN (Airport)


The following is the 2001 year-end climatological summary for the Memphis International Airport:

MONTH

AVGTEMP

DEPART.

PRECIP

DEPART.

RAINDAYS

JANUARY

38.0

-1.7

3.32"

-0.41"

8 OF 31

FEBRUARY

47.7

+3.5

6.89"

+2.54"

10 OF 28

MARCH

49.3

-3.8

3.54"

-1.87"

10 OF 31

APRIL

67.7

+4.8

3.94"

-1.52"

8 OF 30 

MAY

72.1

+1.5

6.33"

+1.35"

8 OF 31

JUNE

77.7

-1.4

2.12"

-1.45"

11 OF 30

JULY

83.2

+0.6

5.53"

+1.74"

10 OF 31

AUGUST

81.8

+0.8

2.24"

-1.19"

9 OF 31

SEPTEMBER

73.6

-0.6

3.36"

-0.16"

8 OF 30

OCTOBER

61.7

-1.4

6.90"

+3.89"

7 OF 31

NOVEMBER

57.3

+4.8

11.61"

+6.51"

6 OF 30

DECEMBER

48.2

+4.5

10.18"

+4.44"

9 OF 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEARLY

63.2

+0.9

65.98"

+13.89"

104 OF 365

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: RAINDAYS INDICATE NUMBER OF DAYS WITH AT LEAST 0.01" OF PRECIP.

 

MISCELLANEOUS CLIMATOLOGICAL INFORMATION:

 

PARAMETER MEASURED

2001

NORMAL

DEPART.

AVERAGE HIGH

72.6

72.1

+0.5

AVERAGE LOW

53.8

52.4

+1.4

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE

96 ON 07/11, 07/31, 08/22

LOWEST TEMPERATURE

11 ON 01/01, 01/02, 01/03

DAYS LOW 32 OR LESS

39 DAYS

56 DAYS

-17 DAYS

DAYS HIGH 90 OR MORE

62 DAYS

63 DAYS

- 1 DAYS

DAYS HIGH 100 OR MORE

0 DAYS

3 DAYS

- 3 DAYS

LAST FREEZE (SPRING)

3/27

3/24

- 3 DAYS

FIRST FREEZE (FALL)

11/21

11/12

+ 9 DAYS

GROWING SEASON

239 DAYS

233 DAYS

+ 6 DAYS

HEATING DEGREE DAYS

2780

3082

+302

COOLING DEGREE DAYS

2227

2118

+109

GREATEST 24 HR RAIN

5.86" ON 11/28

SNOW

0.1 INCHES

5.7 INCHES

-5.6 INCHES