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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
929 AM CDT MON SEP 4 2017

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2017 TO 8/31/2017...

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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             112   08/15/1943
 LOW               49   06/02/1984
                        06/03/1956
                        06/12/1903
HIGHEST            96   08/20        91       5       99  08/05
                        07/23                             07/23
                        07/20                             07/22
LOWEST             57   06/09        71     -14       63  06/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.7              91.0    -3.3     90.8
AVG. MINIMUM     70.1              70.5    -0.4     72.6
MEAN             78.9              80.8    -1.9     81.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     33              57.0   -24.0       63
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        20.33   1989
 MINIMUM         0.66   1930
TOTALS          15.39              9.99    5.40    12.95
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.11    0.06     0.14
DAYS >= .01        31              24.9     6.1       28
DAYS >= .10        23                                 19
DAYS >= .50         9                                  8
DAYS >= 1.00        4               2.8     1.2        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.41   06/23 TO 06/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL    1303              1451    -148     1560
 SINCE 1/1       1646              1758    -112     1808

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              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/340    DATE  07/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/340    DATE  07/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           61
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               20     RAIN                      19
LIGHT RAIN               33     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      59     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      6

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

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...DATA FOR PINE BLUFF FOR THE SUMMER OF 2017...

.SUMMARY...
THIS WAS THE COOLEST SUMMER IN THREE YEARS IN TERMS OF AVERAGE HIGH,
LOW AND SEASONAL TEMPERATURE. THE HIGH TEMPERATURES MADE THE MOST
SIGNIFICANT IMPACT. THERE WERE NO 100-DEGREE DAYS FOR THE SECOND
YEAR IN A ROW, AND THE LEAST NUMBER OF 90-DEGREE DAYS IN 13 YEARS.

RAINFALL WAS WELL ABOVE AVERAGE, MAKING IT THE WETTEST SUMMER IN A
NUMBER OF YEARS.

.SEASONAL TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH, LOW AND SEASONAL TEMPERATURE WERE THE COOLEST
SINCE 2014. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE 5TH COOLEST ON
RECORD.

THERE WERE NO 100-DEGREE DAYS FOR THE SECOND SUMMER IN A ROW. THERE
WERE ONLY 33 90-DEGREE DAYS, WHICH WAS THE LEAST AMOUNT SINCE 2004,
AND THE LEAST EVER RECORDED DURING A SUMMER SEASON AT PINE BLUFF.
THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 34 DAYS, WHICH WAS SET IN 2004.

.SEASONAL RAINFALL...
RAINFALL WAS WELL ABOVE AVERAGE. IT WAS THE WETTEST SUMMER SINCE
2009, BUT FAILED TO CRACK THE TOP 10 WETTEST.

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