Weather Summary for May, 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-May 121 71.3 21.9 46.3 7.9 14.9 18.8 8.8 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 79.6 50.5
2 122 80.6 27.0 53.7 12.1 19.5 27.2 17.2 7.2 2.2 1.15 29.2 75.7 59.0
3 123 67.7 19.8 48.7 9.3 14.6 18.2 8.2 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 68.5 53.0
4 124 61.9 16.6 39.0 3.9 10.3 10.5 0.5 0.0 0.0 0.20 5.1 73.1 46.3
5 125 66.5 19.2 45.7 7.6 13.4 16.1 6.1 0.0 0.0 0.03 0.8 70.3 52.8
6 126 71.8 22.1 44.2 6.8 14.4 18.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 74.3 49.5
7 127 79.9 26.6 59.5 15.3 20.9 29.7 19.7 9.7 4.7 0.02 0.5 80.7 59.2
8 128 72.5 22.5 55.7 13.2 17.9 24.1 14.1 4.1 0.0 0.00 0.0 82.6 62.2
9 129 70.1 21.2 54.8 12.7 16.9 22.5 12.5 2.5 0.0 0.02 0.5 70.3 60.5
10 130 77.5 25.3 61.7 16.5 20.9 29.6 19.6 9.6 4.6 0.00 0.0 85.1 61.9
11 131 72.4 22.5 50.8 10.5 16.5 21.6 11.6 1.6 0.0 0.00 0.0 86.2 56.5
12 132 81.5 27.5 55.3 12.9 20.2 28.4 18.4 8.4 3.4 0.00 0.0 82.7 61.8
13 133 84.4 29.1 63.1 17.3 23.2 33.7 23.7 13.7 8.7 0.32 8.1 86.8 67.6
14 134 63.6 17.6 51.9 11.1 14.3 17.8 7.8 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 68.5 54.9
15 135 69.1 20.6 48.3 9.0 14.8 18.7 8.7 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 77.7 51.0
16 136 79.8 26.5 51.4 10.8 18.7 25.6 15.6 5.6 0.6 0.00 0.0 82.9 53.8
17 137 81.9 27.7 65.1 18.4 23.1 33.5 23.5 13.5 8.5 0.00 0.0 87.0 63.9
18 138 73.0 22.8 43.5 6.4 14.6 18.3 8.3 0.0 0.0 0.47 11.9 70.4 51.7
19 139 59.2 15.1 43.3 6.3 10.7 11.2 1.2 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 68.4 49.8
20 140 60.0 15.5 38.5 3.6 9.6 9.3 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 70.4 46.5
21 141 59.1 15.1 36.7 2.6 8.8 7.9 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 71.1 45.3
22 142 66.4 19.1 36.1 2.3 10.7 11.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 79.4 45.7
23 143 73.2 22.9 41.1 5.1 14.0 17.1 7.1 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.0 85.2 49.7
24 144 82.7 28.2 51.5 10.9 19.5 27.1 17.1 7.1 2.1 0.00 0.0 87.9 55.2
25 145 70.0 21.1 57.0 13.9 17.5 23.5 13.5 3.5 0.0 0.00 0.0 87.1 65.2
26 146 87.5 30.9 57.0 13.9 22.4 32.3 22.3 12.3 7.3 0.00 0.0 90.5 63.0
27 147 84.6 29.2 61.8 16.5 22.9 33.2 23.2 13.2 8.2 0.00 0.0 89.6 65.9
28 148 82.8 28.2 58.0 14.5 21.3 30.4 20.4 10.4 5.4 0.00 0.0 92.5 64.0
29 149 80.8 27.1 61.1 16.2 21.7 31.0 21.0 11.0 6.0 0.00 0.0 90.5 66.7
30 150 82.3 27.9 59.0 15.0 21.5 30.6 20.6 10.6 5.6 0.00 0.0 91.1 65.4
31 151 86.5 30.3 61.7 16.5 23.4 34.1 24.1 14.1 9.1 0.00 0.0 91.7 66.5
Average   74.2 23.5 51.7 10.9               80.6 56.9
Total                     2.21 56.1    
GDD Sum         532.8 711.1 404.0 158.0 76.3        
YTD                            
Average                         60.1 43.9
Total                     12.92 328.2    
GDD Sum         1488.1 1686.3 792.2 287.2 143.5