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CLIBHM


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM, AL
330 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016


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...THE BIRMINGHAM CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 1 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         76   1113 AM  92    1901  78     -2       72
  MINIMUM         63   1138 PM  38    1908  55      8       47
  AVERAGE         70                        67      3       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.22          1.59 1985   0.16   0.06     0.00
                                      1896
  MONTH TO DATE    0.22                      0.16   0.06     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      9.67                      9.77  -0.10    14.47
  SINCE JAN 1     20.41                     19.14   1.27    23.17

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      0.0                       0.8   -0.8      0.1
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         1.6   -1.6      0.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        5
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        5
  SINCE MAR 1    269                       463   -194      315
  SINCE JUL 1   1939                      2653   -714     2781

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        5                         4      1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    5                         4      1        0
  SINCE MAR 1    113                        84     29       82
  SINCE JAN 1    120                        88     32       82
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.9


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 AM
 LOWEST     79           900 AM
 AVERAGE    90

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THE BIRMINGHAM CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   78        92      1901
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   55        38      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  2 2016...........SUNRISE   557 AM CDT   SUNSET   731 PM CDT
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   556 AM CDT   SUNSET   732 PM CDT


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




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