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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
700 PM CST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   12/07/1939
 LOW               -2   12/24/1963
HIGHEST            71   12/15        54      17       78  12/04
LOWEST             28   12/31        34      -6       21  12/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.8              53.3    -0.5     52.1
AVG. MINIMUM     38.0              34.9     3.1     33.9
MEAN             45.4              44.1     1.3     43.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.1    -1.1        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              12.4    -5.4       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.02   1982
 MINIMUM         0.57   1896
TOTALS           1.20              5.44   -4.24     7.73
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.18   -0.14     0.25
DAYS >= .01        11               8.9     2.1        9
DAYS >= .10         3                                  4
DAYS >= .50         0                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.6    -1.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.50   12/05 TO 12/06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           12.2   1963
 24 HR TOTAL     12.0   12/22/1963 TO 12/22/1963
 SNOW DEPTH        12   12/23/1963
TOTALS            0.0               0.2    -0.2      0.2
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.02
SINCE 7/1         0.1               0.2    -0.1      0.2
 LIQUID 7/1      0.01              0.00    0.01     0.02
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.1    -0.1        5
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     599               649     -50      676
 SINCE 7/1       1203              1153      50     1276
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        3
 SINCE 1/1       1901              2132    -231     2151

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              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/010    DATE  12/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/230    DATE  12/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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 DECEMBER 2014...

.SUMMARY...
IN YET ANOTHER REVERSAL IN TRENDS...DECEMBER WAS ABOVE THE 30-YEAR
AVERAGE IN TERMS OF TEMPERATURES. THERE WERE SOME COOL PERIODS
SCATTERED THROUGH THE MONTH...WITH THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ONE COMING
IN THE LAST FOUR DAYS. MID MONTH SAW THE MOST SIGNIFICANT WARM
PERIOD...WITH DAILY TEMPERATURES AVERAGING NEAR 15 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL FOR MID DECEMBER.

RAINFALL WAS SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. IT WAS THE DRIEST DECEMBER
SINCE 2005...AND ONE OF THE DRIEST IN OVER 130 YEARS OF RECORD
KEEPING. IT WAS THE FIRST DECEMBER SINCE 2010 WITH NO SNOWFALL AT
ALL.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

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

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 16 DAYS...AT NORMAL ON THREE DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL
ON 12 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE  60....8...FEWEST SINCE 2009
AT OR BELOW  32....7...FEWEST SINCE 1991

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST DECEMBER SINCE 2005...AND THE 4TH DRIEST ON
RECORD.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2010...NO SNOW FELL.

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

NONE.
...DATA FOR PINE BLUFF FOR DECEMBER 2014...

.SUMMARY...
IN YET ANOTHER REVERSAL IN TRENDS...DECEMBER WAS ABOVE THE 30-YEAR
AVERAGE IN TERMS OF TEMPERATURES. THERE WERE SOME COOL PERIODS
SCATTERED THROUGH THE MONTH...WITH THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ONE COMING
IN THE LAST FOUR DAYS. MID MONTH SAW THE MOST SIGNIFICANT WARM
PERIOD...WITH DAILY TEMPERATURES AVERAGING NEAR 15 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL FOR MID DECEMBER.

RAINFALL WAS SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. IT WAS THE DRIEST DECEMBER
SINCE 2005...AND ONE OF THE DRIEST IN OVER 130 YEARS OF RECORD
KEEPING. IT WAS THE FIRST DECEMBER SINCE 2010 WITH NO SNOWFALL AT
ALL.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

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

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 16 DAYS...AT NORMAL ON THREE DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL
ON 12 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE  60....8...FEWEST SINCE 2009
AT OR BELOW  32....7...FEWEST SINCE 1991

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST DECEMBER SINCE 2005...AND THE 4TH DRIEST ON
RECORD.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2010...NO SNOW FELL.

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

NONE.

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