Definition of Cooling Degree Days

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Cooling Degree Days

The term 'Cooling Degree Days' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' (Abbrev. CDD) - A form of Degree Day used to estimate energy requirements for air conditioning or refrigeration. Typically, cooling degree days are calculated as how much warmer the mean temperature at a location is than 65F on a given day. For example, if a location experiences a mean temperature of 75F on a certain day, there were 10 CDD (Cooling Degree Days) that day because 75 - 65 = 10'.

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