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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
910 AM CDT TUE JUN 2 2015

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   05/29/1926
 LOW               35   05/04/2013
HIGHEST            88   05/29        81       7       90  05/04
LOWEST             46   05/02        61     -15       42  05/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.4              81.8    -0.4     80.2
AVG. MINIMUM     62.9              61.3     1.6     59.8
MEAN             72.1              71.5     0.6     70.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.9    -2.9        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.71   1905
 MINIMUM         0.33   1886
TOTALS           5.01              5.05   -0.04     7.15
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.16    0.00     0.23
DAYS >= .01        15              11.3     3.7       12
DAYS >= .10         9                                 10
DAYS >= .50         4                                  5
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.08   05/09 TO 05/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         9.2               3.1     6.1      3.7
 LIQUID 7/1      0.92              0.30    0.62     0.37
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      13                17      -4       46
 SINCE 7/1       3249              2881     368     3453
COOLING TOTAL     244               220      24      209
 SINCE 1/1        329               307      22      263

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/10/2000
 LATEST       04/25/1910
EARLIEST                        11/12
LATEST                          03/16
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/200    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/200    DATE  05/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...DATA FOR PINE BLUFF FOR MAY 2015...

.SUMMARY...

MAY TEMPERATURES WERE SLIGHTLY ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE...AND
RAINFALL WAS VERY SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE.

MOST DAYS IN THE MONTH SAW ABOVE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURES...THOUGH
THERE WERE NO PERIODS THAT WERE EXCESSIVELY WARM. NO 90-DEGREE DAYS
WERE RECORDED...WHICH MARKED THE FIRST MAY SINCE 2013 WITH NO SUCH
DAYS. THE COOLEST PERIOD WAS BRIEF...AND DURING THE THIRD WEEK OF
THE MONTH.

PRECIPITATION WAS WIDESPREAD THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...WITH THE ONLY
EXTENDED DRY PERIOD IN THE FIRST SEVEN DAYS OF THE MONTH. THERE WERE
15 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL...WHICH WAS THE MOST IN THE MONTH
OF MAY SINCE 2009.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST
SINCE 2012.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 22 DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 9 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 90 DEGREES....0...FIRST TIME SINCE 2013
AT OR BELOW 50 DEGREES....2...THE LEAST SINCE 2012

.DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

NONE.

.RAINFALL...

THOUGH RAINFALL WAS VERY CLOSE TO AVERAGE...IT WAS THE DRIEST MAY
SINCE 2012.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

NONE.

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