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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
427 AM CST MON NOV 02 2020

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 TO 2020

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   10/09/1928
 LOW              25   10/30/1917
HIGHEST           86   10/21         76      10       95  10/02
LOWEST            38   10/31         52     -14       34  10/31
                       10/30
AVG. MAXIMUM    70.7               75.1    -4.4     73.6
AVG. MINIMUM    50.9               51.6    -0.7     51.9
MEAN            60.8               63.4    -2.6     62.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.3    -0.3        5
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       14.34   2009
 MINIMUM        0.00   1924
TOTALS          6.60               5.00    1.60     5.75
DAILY AVG.      0.21               0.16    0.05     0.19
DAYS >= .01        5                8.2    -3.2       10
DAYS >= .10        4                                   7
DAYS >= .50        3                                   5
DAYS >= 1.00       2                1.7     0.3        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   3.59   10/09 TO 10/10
 STORM TOTAL    3.44
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             T   1993
 24 HR TOTAL       T   10/30/1993 TO 10/30/1993
                       10/30/1917 TO 10/30/1917
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       MM
 LIQUID 7/1     0.00               0.00    0.00       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0
DAYS >= TRACE      0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                                   0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                  MM

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    180                126      54      160
 SINCE 7/1       189                137      52      160
COOLING TOTAL     57                 75     -18       99
 SINCE 1/1      1940               2119    -179     2291

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/10/2000
 LATEST       04/25/1910
EARLIEST                        11/12
LATEST                          03/07
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/030    DATE  10/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/040    DATE  10/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.39
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...DATA FOR PINE BLUFF IN OCTOBER 2020...

.SUMMARY...
OCTOBER AT PINE BLUFF WAS THE THIRD MONTH IN A ROW WITH BELOW AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES. IT WAS THE COOLEST OCTOBER IN 11 YEARS AND ONE OF THE
COLDEST ON RECORD. TEMPERATURES VARIED BETWEEN 86 ON THE 21ST AND
38 DEGREES ON THE 30TH AND 31ST. THIS WAS THE FIRST OCTOBER SINCE
2013 WITH NO 90-DEGREE DAYS.

OCTOBER WAS THE 3RD MONTH IN A ROW WITH ABOVE AVERAGE RAINFALL, AND
THE THIRD OCTOBER IN A ROW WITH RAINFALL ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE
OF 5.00 INCHES. THERE WERE FIVE DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL, WHICH
WAS THE LEAST DURING THE MONTH SINCE 2017.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2009, AND THE 6TH
COLDEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE
2012. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2009,
AND THE 10TH COLDEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE AVERAGE ON 10 DAYS, AVERAGE ON ONE DAY,
AND BELOW AVERAGE ON 20 DAYS.

.DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
DATE  RECORD TYPE                  NEW RECORD     PREVIOUS RECORD
24TH  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE     50 IN 2020       53 IN 1972

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST OCTOBER SINCE 2014.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
DATE     NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
28TH    2.27 IN 2020        1.98 IN 1935

.MISCELLANEOUS PHENOMENA...
NONE.

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