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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
604 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2014 TO 2/28/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 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              93   02/27/1918
 LOW               -6   01/13/1918
                        01/12/1918
HIGHEST            72   02/14        53      19       78  12/04
LOWEST             11   01/08        34     -23       10  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.6              53.6    -4.0     50.7
AVG. MINIMUM     32.2              34.7    -2.5     30.6
MEAN             40.9              44.1    -3.2     40.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               3.3     0.7        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     42              36.8     5.2       60
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        30.21   1939
 MINIMUM         4.17   1936
TOTALS           8.13             13.26   -5.13    13.16
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.15   -0.06     0.14
DAYS >= .01        27              28.1    -1.1       24
DAYS >= .10        16                                 11
DAYS >= .50         5                                  7
DAYS >= 1.00        1               4.2    -3.2        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.09   01/02 TO 01/03
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

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            7.1               3.1     4.0      3.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.71              0.20    0.51     0.37
SINCE 7/1         7.2               3.1     4.1      3.7
 LIQUID 7/1      0.72              0.30    0.42     0.37
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       7               0.9     6.1       12
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.8     1.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/26
 24 HR TOTAL      6.0   02/25 TO 02/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2130              1883     247     2169
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2388      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        3
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3        0

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              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/340    DATE  02/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/340    DATE  02/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           42
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         32

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               29     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      3
FOG                      37     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      4

-  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 2014-2015...

.SUMMARY...

FOR THE FIRST MONTH OF WINTER...TEMPERATURES WERE A LITTLE OVER A
DEGREE ABOVE AVERAGE. HOWEVER...JANUARY...AND MORE SIGNIFICANTLY
FEBRUARY CHANGED ALL THAT. THE SEASON ENDED OVER THREE DEGREES BELOW
AVERAGE.

THE COLDEST TEMPERATURES WERE RECORDED IN EARLY JANUARY...WHEN THE
MERCURY HIT 11 DEGREES ON THE 8TH.

IN TERMS OF DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL...THAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN
THE ACTUAL DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AND THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE DAILY
TEMPERATURE...THE COLDEST OF WINTER DAYS WERE IN THE LAST TWO WEEKS
OF FEBRUARY...WITH DAILY TEMPERATURES BETWEEN 15 AND 25 DEGREES
BELOW AVERAGE.

PRECIPITATION WAS WELL BELOW AVERAGE. THE DRIEST MONTH WAS
DECEMBER...AND THE WETTEST MONTH WAS FEBRUARY.

MEASURABLE SNOW FELL...AND ALL OF IT WAS IN FEBRUARY. SNOWFALL WAS
FOUR INCHES ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THE SEASON.

.SEASONAL TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2009-2010...AND
THE 8TH COLDEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW AND SEASONAL TEMPERATURES
WERE THE WARMEST SINCE 2012-2013.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR BELOW FREEZING....42...FEWEST SINCE 2012-2013
AT OR ABOVE 70 DEGREES...2...FEWEST SINCE 2009-2010

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST WINTER SINCE 2010-2011...AND THE 5TH DRIEST ON
RECORD.

.SNOWFALL...

SNOWFALL WAS WELL ABOVE AVERAGE. IT WAS THE SNOWIEST WINTER SINCE
2010-2011.

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