Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM, AL
103 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE BIRMINGHAM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   04/21/1987
 LOW               26   04/11/1973
HIGHEST            86   04/29        MM      MM       85  04/09
                                                          04/08
                                                          04/03
LOWEST             40   04/09        MM      MM       43  04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.3              74.4     0.9     75.4
AVG. MINIMUM     53.4              50.5     2.9     55.7
MEAN             64.4                               65.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.75   1979
 MINIMUM         0.42   1986
TOTALS           3.75              4.38   -0.63    10.24
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.15   -0.03     0.34
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1       15
DAYS >= .10         7               6.0     1.0       13
DAYS >= .50         2               3.1    -1.1        5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      78               139     -61       51
 SINCE 7/1       1939              2651    -712     2776
COOLING TOTAL      67                62       5       77
 SINCE 1/1        115                84      31       82
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/270    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/270    DATE  04/29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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