2003 Climatological and Significant Weather Summary
Memphis, TN (Airport)


The following is the 2003 year-end climatological summary for the Memphis International Airport:

MONTH

AVGTEMP

DEPART.

PRECIP

DEPART.

RAINDAYS

JANUARY

37.7

-2.2

0.87"

-3.37"

6 OF 31

FEBRUARY

41.9

-3.0

8.23"

+3.92"

15 OF 28

MARCH

54.3

+0.8

2.95"

-2.63"

9 OF 31

APRIL

64.1

+2.0

3.52"

-2.27"

5 OF 30

MAY

71.7

+1.1

11.40"

+6.25"

15 OF 31

JUNE

75.1

-3.6

4.82"

+0.52"

11 OF 30

JULY

81.0

-1.5

3.29"

-0.93"

11 OF 31

AUGUST

81.4

+0.2

2.22"

-0.78"

12 OF 31

SEPTEMBER

72.2

-2.7

3.54"

+0.23"

6 OF 30

OCTOBER

64.2

+0.4

3.01"

-0.30"

7 OF 31

NOVEMBER

55.5

+3.2

5.05"

-0.71"

11 OF 30

DECEMBER

43.9

+0.6

3.08"

-2.60"

9 OF 31

 

 

 

 

 

 

YEARLY

61.9

-0.3

51.98"

-0.11"

117 OF 365

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

MISCELLANEOUS CLIMATOLOGICAL INFORMATION:

 

PARAMETER MEASURED

2003

NORMAL

DEPART.

AVERAGE HIGH

70.9

72.1

-1.2

AVERAGE LOW

52.9

52.0

+0.9

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE

98 ON 08/18

LOWEST TEMPERATURE

10 ON 01/24

DAYS LOW 32 OR LESS

50 DAYS

56 DAYS

- 6 DAYS

DAYS HIGH 90 OR MORE

39 DAYS

63 DAYS

- 24 DAYS

DAYS HIGH 100 OR MORE

0 DAYS

3 DAYS

- 3 DAYS

HEATING DEGREE DAYS

2954

3082

-128

COOLING DEGREE DAYS

1958

2187

-229

GREATEST 24 HR RAIN

3.62" ON 09/19 to 09/20

SNOW

2.9 INCHES

5.7 INCHES

-2.8 INCHES