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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1108 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 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              83   01/11/1928
 LOW               -6   01/13/1918
                        01/12/1918
HIGHEST            75   01/31        50      25       68  01/19
LOWEST             23   01/18        32      -9       11  01/08
                        01/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.4              51.7    -0.3     49.9
AVG. MINIMUM     33.1              32.9     0.2     30.4
MEAN             42.3              42.3     0.0     40.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.4    -1.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              15.3     3.7       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.50   1937
 MINIMUM         0.19   2003
TOTALS           1.93              3.76   -1.83     3.61
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.12   -0.06     0.12
DAYS >= .01         6               9.8    -3.8        8
DAYS >= .10         5                                  6
DAYS >= .50         2                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.1    -1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   01/08 TO 01/09
                        01/21 TO 01/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.5   1966
 24 HR TOTAL     12.0   01/28/1966 TO 01/28/1966
 SNOW DEPTH        12   01/28/1966
TOTALS            3.6               2.3     1.3        T
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.36              0.10    0.26        T
SINCE 7/1         3.6               2.5     1.1      0.1
 LIQUID 7/1      0.36              0.20    0.16     0.01
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               0.3     2.7        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/22
 24 HR TOTAL      3.6   01/21 TO 01/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     701               705      -4      761
 SINCE 7/1       1443              1858    -415     1964
COOLING TOTAL       2                 1       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 0       2        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/10/2000
 LATEST       04/25/1910
EARLIEST                        11/12
LATEST                          03/16
......................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/200    DATE  01/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/270    DATE  01/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

&&

...DATA FOR PINE BLUFF FOR JANUARY 2016...

.SUMMARY...
OVER ALL...THE MONTH WAS RIGHT AT AVERAGE IN TERMS OF TEMPERATURES.
THE WARMEST PERIOD WAS AT THE END OF THE MONTH...WITH DAILY READINGS
AROUND 20 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE. THE COLDEST PERIOD CAME IN NINE DAYS
FROM THE 16TH THROUGH 24TH.

RAINFALL WAS FAIRLY EVENLY DISTRIBUTED...WITH THE MONTH FINISHING
BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. MEASURABLE SNOW FELL FOR THE FIRST JANUARY
IN TWO YEARS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST
SINCE 2013.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
AVERAGE ON ONE DAY...ABOVE AVERAGE ON 13 DAYS...AND 17 DAYS BELOW
AVERAGE. THERE WERE 19 DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...
WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2014.

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

DATE   RECORD TYPE                 NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD
31ST   WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE     59 IN 2016            58 IN 1968

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST JANUARY SINCE 2014.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.

.MONTHLY SNOWFALL...
MEASURABLE SNOW FELL FOR THE FIRST JANUARY SINCE 2014. IT WAS THE
SNOWIEST JANUARY SINCE 2011.

.DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.

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