2002 Climatological and Significant Weather Summary
Memphis, TN (Airport)


The following is the 2002 year-end climatological summary for the Memphis International Airport:

MONTH

AVGTEMP

DEPART.

PRECIP

DEPART.

RAINDAYS

JANUARY

45.6

+5.7

4.03"

-0.21"

12 OF 31

FEBRUARY

44.4

-0.2

1.67"

-2.30"

9 OF 28

MARCH

50.6

-2.9

11.82"

+6.24"

17 OF 31

APRIL

66.2

+4.1

2.36"

-3.43"

7 OF 30

MAY

69.2

-1.4

5.33"

+0.18"

10 OF 31

JUNE

80.0

+1.3

2.22"

-2.08"

9 OF 30

JULY

82.6

+0.1

8.45"

+4.23"

16 OF 31

AUGUST

81.9

+0.7

5.26"

+2.26"

10 OF 31

SEPTEMBER

77.6

+2.8

12.34"

+9.03"

7 OF 30

OCTOBER

63.0

-0.8

8.28"

+4.97"

12 OF 31

NOVEMBER

49.0

-3.3

3.39"

-2.37"

9 OF 30

DECEMBER

44.2

+0.9

9.66"

+3.98"

12 OF 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEARLY

62.8

+0.6

74.81"

+22.72"

129 OF 365

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

MISCELLANEOUS CLIMATOLOGICAL INFORMATION:

 

PARAMETER MEASURED

2002

NORMAL

DEPART.

AVERAGE HIGH

71.6

72.1

-0.5

AVERAGE LOW

54.0

52.0

+2.0

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE

98 ON 07/10

LOWEST TEMPERATURE

18 ON 01/26, 01/27, 03/04

DAYS LOW 32 OR LESS

47 DAYS

56 DAYS

- 9 DAYS

DAYS HIGH 90 OR MORE

68 DAYS

63 DAYS

+ 5 DAYS

DAYS HIGH 100 OR MORE

0 DAYS

3 DAYS

- 3 DAYS

HEATING DEGREE DAYS

3021

3082

-61

COOLING DEGREE DAYS

2337

2118

+219

GREATEST 24 HR RAIN

7.11" ON 09/19 to 09/20

SNOW

4.5 INCHES

5.7 INCHES

-1.2 INCHES