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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
514 AM CDT WED SEP 3 2014

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             112   08/15/1943
 LOW               52   08/14/2004
                        08/29/1906
HIGHEST            96   08/25        92       4      100  08/31
LOWEST             60   08/14        71     -11       60  08/16
                                                          08/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.7              91.8    -2.1     92.1
AVG. MINIMUM     69.6              70.5    -0.9     70.2
MEAN             79.6              81.1    -1.5     81.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     19              20.2    -1.2       24
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        10.70   2012
 MINIMUM         0.00   1886
TOTALS           2.26              2.48   -0.22     2.96
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.08   -0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01         7               6.6     0.4        3
DAYS >= .10         5                                  3
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.60   08/18 TO 08/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
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       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          1                 0       1        0
COOLING TOTAL     459               501     -42      507
 SINCE 1/1       1501              1758    -257     1664

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              4.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/060    DATE  08/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/070    DATE  08/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

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

&&

...DATA FOR PINE BLUFF FOR AUGUST 2014...

.SUMMARY...
THE TREND OF BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES CONTINUED WELL INTO AUGUST.
IN MUCH OF THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH...TEMPERATURES ONLY REACHED
92 DEGREES. HOWEVER...REVERSING THE TREND OF MUCH OF THE
SUMMER...THE LAST HALF OF AUGUST LARGELY SAW TEMPERATURES AT OR
ABOVE AVERAGE. FOR THE FIRST AUGUST SINCE 2004...THERE WERE NO
TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES. FOR THE FIRST AUGUST SINCE
2009...THERE WERE NO LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES.

RAINFALL WAS SPREAD OUT DURING THE MONTH...WITH MEASURABLE RAIN ON
THE 1ST...7TH...9TH...11TH..18TH...25TH...AND 30TH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009.

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2012.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 12 DAYS...NORMAL ON FOUR DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON
15 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 100....0...FEWEST SINCE 2009
AT OR ABOVE  90...19...FEWEST SINCE 2009
AT OR BELOW  70...18...THE MOST SINCE 2008

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                       NEW RECORD    PREVIOUS RECORD
 1ST  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE          75 IN 2014      79 IN 1936

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST AUGUST SINCE 2010.

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

DATE    NEW RECORD        PREVIOUS RECORD
18TH   1.60 IN 2014         1.28 IN 1970

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