Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM, AL
752 AM CDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE BIRMINGHAM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 2014 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              99   05/28/1962
                        05/29/1898
 LOW               36   05/04/1971
HIGHEST            90   05/10        MM      MM       89  05/26
                                                          05/25
                                                          05/23
LOWEST             47   05/02        MM      MM       46  05/03
                        05/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.0              81.5     1.5     81.7
AVG. MINIMUM     61.8              59.7     2.1     60.7
MEAN             72.4                               71.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.9    -0.9        0
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        17.23   2003
 MINIMUM         0.11   1898
TOTALS           2.56              4.99   -2.43     2.32
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.16   -0.08     0.07
DAYS >= .01         8              10.2    -2.2        8
DAYS >= .10         6               7.0    -1.0        6
DAYS >= .50         3               3.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.7    -1.7        1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      14                25     -11       32
 SINCE 7/1       2790              2676     114     3000
COOLING TOTAL     253               198      55      234
 SINCE 1/1        335               282      53      293
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/250    DATE  05/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/230    DATE  05/27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     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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