BICKLETON 3 ESE, WASHINGTON

Period of Record General Climate Summary - Growing Degree Days

Station:(450668) BICKLETON 3 ESE
From Year=1927 To Year=2012
Growing Degree Days for Selected Base Temperature (F)
Base Jan. Feb. Mar. Apr. May Jun. Jul. Aug. Sep. Oct. Nov. Dec. Annual
40 M 7 13 57 167 381 571 840 841 583 286 41 8 3797
40 S 7 20 78 245 625 1196 2037 2878 3461 3747 3788 3797 3797
45 M 1 3 18 80 241 422 685 686 435 165 10 1 2748
45 S 1 4 22 102 343 764 1450 2136 2571 2736 2747 2748 2748
50 M 0 0 4 32 133 280 531 531 295 81 1 0 1889
50 S 0 0 4 36 169 449 980 1511 1806 1888 1889 1889 1889
55 M 0 0 0 10 63 162 379 379 177 32 0 0 1204
55 S 0 0 0 10 74 236 615 995 1172 1204 1204 1204 1204
60 M 0 0 0 2 25 82 242 241 90 9 0 0 692
60 S 0 0 0 2 28 110 352 592 682 692 692 692 692
Corn Growing Degree Days
50 M 2 5 29 97 227 350 538 538 352 160 16 2 2316
50 S 2 7 36 133 361 710 1248 1786 2138 2298 2314 2316 2316
M = Monthly Data
S - Running sum of monthly data.
Growing Degree Day units are computed as the difference between the daily average temperature and the base temperature. (Daily Ave. Temp. - Base Temp.) One unit is accumulated for each degree Fahrenheit the average temperature is above the base temperature. Negative numbers are discarded. Example: If the days high temperature was 95 and the low temperature was 51, the base 60 heating degree day units is ((95 + 51) / 2) - 60 = 13. This is done for each day of the month and summed.
Corn Growing Degree Day units have the limitations that the maximum daily temperatures greater than 86 F are set to 86 F and minimums less than 50 F are set to 50 F.
Table updated on Oct 31, 2012
Months with 5 or more missing days are not considered
Years with 1 or more missing months are not considered

Western Regional Climate Center, wrcc@dri.edu