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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
403 PM CST SAT MAR 4 2017

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2016 TO 2/28/2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   02/27/1918
 LOW               -6   01/13/1918
                        01/12/1918
HIGHEST            81   02/28        53      28       79  12/26
                        02/07
                        02/11
LOWEST             14   01/07        34     -20       23  01/18
                                                          01/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.7              53.6     5.1     57.7
AVG. MINIMUM     40.2              34.7     5.5     37.8
MEAN             49.5              44.1     5.4     47.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               3.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              36.8   -13.8       34
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        30.21   1939
 MINIMUM         4.17   1936
TOTALS          10.88             13.26   -2.38    11.39
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.15   -0.03     0.12
DAYS >= .01        33              28.1     4.9       20
DAYS >= .10        20                                 15
DAYS >= .50         9                                  9
DAYS >= 1.00        3               4.2    -1.2        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.01   12/23 TO 12/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.1   1966
 24 HR TOTAL     12.0   01/28/1966 TO 01/28/1966
                        12/22/1963 TO 12/22/1963
 SNOW DEPTH        12   01/28/1966
                        12/23/1963
TOTALS            1.5               3.1    -1.6      3.6
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.15              0.20   -0.05     0.36
SINCE 7/1         1.5               3.1    -1.6      3.6
 LIQUID 7/1      0.15              0.30   -0.15     0.36
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.9     0.1        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/07
                        01/06
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   01/06 TO 01/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1414              1883    -469     1568
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2388      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL      26                 4      22       14
 SINCE 1/1         21                 3      18        4

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              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/240    DATE  01/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/170    DATE  01/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           34
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         32

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               14     RAIN                      19
LIGHT RAIN               38     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      48     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     15
HAZE                      3

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

&&

...Data for Pine Bluff for Winter of 2016-2017...

.Summary...
Winter of 2016-2017 was yet another warm winter, and has ended up
being one of the warmest ever recorded.

What made a big impact this year was high temperatures. There were
several instances of high temperatures in the 70s and even a couple
of days in the 80s. There were 23 days with freezing temperatures,
which was the fewest since 1997-1998.

Snowfall was seriously lacking, and this winter had the least amount
of snow in several years.

.Seasonal Temperatures...
The average seasonal high temperature was the warmest since 1975-
1976. The average seasonal low temperature was the warmest since
1931-1932, and the 3rd warmest on record. The average seasonal
temperature was also the warmest since 1931-1932, and the 3rd
warmest on record.

.Seasonal Rainfall...
This was the driest winter since 2014-2015.

.Seasonal Snowfall...
This winter had the least amount of snowfall since 2011-2012.

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