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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
853 PM CDT SAT JUN 4 2016

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             100   05/29/1926
 LOW               35   05/04/2013
HIGHEST            89   05/29        81       8       88  05/29
LOWEST             47   05/06        61     -14       46  05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.9              81.8    -2.9     81.4
AVG. MINIMUM     59.3              61.3    -2.0     62.9
MEAN             69.1              71.5    -2.4     72.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.9    -2.9        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        15.71   1905
 MINIMUM         0.33   1886
TOTALS           4.44              5.05   -0.61     5.01
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.16   -0.02     0.16
DAYS >= .01        10              11.3    -1.3       15
DAYS >= .10         8                                  9
DAYS >= .50         5                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.4     0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.45   04/30 TO 05/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         3.6               3.1     0.5      9.2
 LIQUID 7/1      0.36              0.30    0.06     0.92
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      28                17      11       13
 SINCE 7/1       2234              2881    -647     3249
COOLING TOTAL     161               220     -59      244
 SINCE 1/1        248               307     -59      329

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              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/220    DATE  05/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     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                      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 MAY 2016...

.SUMMARY...
AFTER FOUR CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE AVERAGE...
PINE BLUFF FINALLY SAW A RELATIVELY COOL MONTH DURING MAY...WITH
READINGS A LITTLE OVER TWO DEGREES BELOW THE MONTHLY 30-YEAR AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE. THE COOLEST PERIODS WERE DURING THE THIRD WEEK OF THE
MONTH.

RAINFALL...THOUGH FREQUENT...WAS BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2011. THE
AVERAGE LOW WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2005. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE
WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2011.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE AVERAGE ON 12 DAYS...AVERAGE ON ONE DAY...AND BELOW
AVERAGE ON 18 DAYS.

.TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
DATE    RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD           PREVIOUS RECORD
16TH    LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    64 IN 2016             64 IN 1945

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST MAY SINCE 2012.

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

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