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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM, AL
726 AM CDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE BIRMINGHAM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 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              99   05/28/1962
                        05/29/1898
 LOW               36   05/04/1971
HIGHEST            93   05/31        MM      MM       90  05/10
LOWEST             45   05/06        MM      MM       47  05/02
                                                          05/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.6              81.5     0.1     83.0
AVG. MINIMUM     60.0              59.7     0.3     61.8
MEAN             70.8                               72.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               1.9     2.1        1
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           1.42              4.99   -3.57     2.56
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.16   -0.11     0.08
DAYS >= .01         9              10.2    -1.2        8
DAYS >= .10         4               7.0    -3.0        6
DAYS >= .50         1               3.4    -2.4        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.7    -1.7        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      18                25      -7       14
 SINCE 7/1       1957              2676    -719     2790
COOLING TOTAL     208               198      10      253
 SINCE 1/1        323               282      41      335
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  05/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/330    DATE  05/12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     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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