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Climate Data
Monthly Numbers
Interested in temperature and precipitation numbers in Pine Bluff? Check them out on a monthly basis below.
 
Climate Summary (May 2017)
 
...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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                      
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   05/29/1926                                    
 LOW               35   05/04/2013                                    
HIGHEST            89   05/27        81       8       89  05/29       
                        05/19                                         
LOWEST             48   05/06        61     -13       47  05/06       
                        05/02                                         
                        05/01                                         
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.1              81.8    -1.7     78.9              
AVG. MINIMUM     59.7              61.3    -1.6     59.3              
MEAN             69.9              71.5    -1.6     69.1              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.9    -2.9        0              
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        15.71   1905                                          
 MINIMUM         0.33   1886                                          
TOTALS           8.38              5.05    3.33     4.44              
DAILY AVG.       0.27              0.16    0.11     0.14              
DAYS >= .01         9              11.3    -2.3       10              
DAYS >= .10         9                                  8              
DAYS >= .50         6                                  5              
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.4     2.6        2              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.96   05/28 TO 05/28                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00              
SINCE 7/1         1.5               3.1    -1.6      3.6              
 LIQUID 7/1      0.15              0.30   -0.15     0.36              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                                            
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      24                17       7       28              
 SINCE 7/1       2034              2881    -847     2234              
COOLING TOTAL     184               220     -36      161              
 SINCE 1/1        343               307      36      248              

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              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/050    DATE  05/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/050    DATE  05/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0                                           
                                                                    
-  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 May 2017...

.Summary...
While there were a few warm periods during the second and third week 
of the month, May completely bucked the trends of the last year, 
with temperatures below average for the month. 

For the third year in a row, no 90-degree temperatures were 
recorded in the month of May. 

Rainfall was well above average, and it was the wettest May in eight 
years. 

.Monthly Temperatures...
Even though temperatures were below average, the average high, low, 
and monthly temperatures were the warmest since 2015. 

.Daily Temperatures...
Daily temperatures were above average on 13 days, average on one 
days, and below average on 17 days. 

.Daily Record Temperatures Tied or Broken During the Month...

Date   Record Type                  New Record    Previous Record
27th   Highest Low Temperature      74 in 2017      67 in 1907     

.Monthly Rainfall...
It was the wettest May since 2009. 

.Daily Rainfall Records Tied or Broken...
None.