Weather Summary for March 2002
Research and Education Center
Georgetown, DE

2002 Julian Date Max. Temp.   F Max Temp     C Min. Temp.   F Min. Temp     C Growing Degree Day @ 32 Growing Degree Day @ 40 Growing Degree Day @ 50 Growing Degree Day @ 60 Growing Degree Day @ 65 Rainfall Inches Rainfall mm Max. Soil Temp. Min. Soil Temp.
1-Mar 60 48.63 9.24 18.57 -7.46 0.89 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 49.19 33.50
2 61 57.02 13.90 24.72 -4.05 4.93 0.87 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.52 13.21 49.73 34.66
3 62 64.80 18.22 42.43 5.79 12.01 13.61 3.61 0.00 0.00 0.29 7.37 58.39 46.63
4 63 42.35 5.75 23.17 -4.91 0.42 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 46.62 34.47
5 64 39.91 4.40 15.75 -9.03 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 41.50 32.15
6 65 58.03 14.46 32.37 0.21 7.33 5.20 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 49.89 33.87
7 66 66.02 18.90 40.50 4.72 11.81 13.26 3.26 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 56.93 38.34
8 67 69.06 20.59 34.60 1.45 11.02 11.83 1.83 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 59.88 38.24
9 68 71.67 22.04 52.52 11.40 16.72 22.10 12.10 2.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 62.62 48.16
10 69 65.84 18.80 32.70 0.39 9.60 9.27 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.25 57.42 39.85
11 70 45.23 7.35 23.98 -4.46 1.45 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 54.77 35.79
12 71 58.28 14.60 28.15 -2.14 6.23 3.21 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.12 3.05 53.94 37.70
13 72 51.89 11.05 46.87 8.26 9.66 9.38 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.38 9.65 51.51 48.34
14 73 68.16 20.09 45.86 7.70 13.90 17.01 7.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.06 47.50
15 74 72.09 22.27 45.39 7.44 14.86 18.74 8.74 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 64.45 47.44
16 75 73.74 23.19 46.56 8.09 15.64 20.15 10.15 0.15 0.00 0.00 0.00 66.18 51.44
17 76 46.56 8.09 40.79 4.88 6.49 3.68 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.23 5.84 51.42 45.25
18 77 46.58 8.10 43.63 6.46 7.28 5.10 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.78 19.81 49.50 45.54
19 78 48.45 9.14 42.29 5.72 7.43 5.37 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.02 0.51 53.83 45.10
20 79 56.97 13.87 41.67 5.37 9.62 9.32 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.63 16.00 52.61 44.85
21 80 54.86 12.70 36.97 2.76 7.73 5.91 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 58.33 43.47
22 81 37.00 2.78 24.13 -4.37 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 45.16 35.21
23 82 48.40 9.11 18.95 -7.25 0.93 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 48.97 33.27
24 83 61.65 16.47 27.80 -2.33 7.07 4.72 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 57.96 35.10
25 84 51.58 10.88 35.74 2.08 6.48 3.66 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 56.75 40.46
26 85 66.65 19.25 43.83 6.57 12.91 15.24 5.24 0.00 0.00 0.51 12.95 57.61 45.81
27 86 53.82 12.12 38.96 3.86 7.99 6.39 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.27 6.86 55.13 41.35
28 87 54.45 12.47 36.98 2.77 7.62 5.72 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 61.21 39.84
29 88 64.92 18.29 36.20 2.33 10.31 10.56 0.56 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 61.74 41.36
30 89 72.46 22.48 56.48 13.60 18.04 24.47 14.47 4.47 0.00 0.00 0.00 65.48 49.59
31 90 57.94 14.41 47.26 8.48 11.45 12.60 2.60 0.00 0.00 1.34 34.04 56.77 50.59
Average   57.26 14.03 36.32 2.40               55.53 41.45
Total                     5.10 129.5    
GDD Sum         257.8 257.4 69.6 6.7 0.0        
YTD                            
Average   52.83 11.57 31.86 -0.08               49.59 37.22
Total                     8.11 206.00    
GDD Sum         536.3 457.5 124.3 11.0 0.0