Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON MS
213 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE MERIDIAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1889 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              95   04/21/1987
 LOW               28   04/04/1987
                        04/06/1891
HIGHEST            87   04/28        87       0       87  04/26
LOWEST             39   04/09        34       5       38  04/05
                        04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.9              76.2     0.7     77.1
AVG. MINIMUM     52.7              49.1     3.6     56.7
MEAN             64.8              62.7     2.1     66.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.82   1964
 MINIMUM         0.79   1915
TOTALS           4.15              4.78   -0.63     5.15
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.16   -0.02     0.17
DAYS >= .01         6               8.6    -2.6       12
DAYS >= .10         6               6.0     0.0        8
DAYS >= .50         2               3.1    -1.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.89   03/31 TO 04/01              1.62

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.7   1987
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.6    -0.6        T
DAYS >= TRACE       0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      63               130     -67       47
 SINCE 7/1       1807              2534    -727     2498
COOLING TOTAL      64                59       5      113
 SINCE 1/1        101                83      18      140
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/200    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  04/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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