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Climate Summary (May 2020)
 
...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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   05/29/1926
 LOW               35   05/04/2013
HIGHEST            89   05/25        81       8       90  05/26
                        05/24                             05/25
                                                          05/24
LOWEST             46   05/10        61     -15       53  05/13
                        05/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.7              81.8    -2.1     82.6
AVG. MINIMUM     59.3              61.3    -2.0     63.1
MEAN             69.5              71.5    -2.0     72.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.9    -2.9        3
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           4.73              5.05   -0.32     6.06
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.16   -0.01     0.20
DAYS >= .01        13              11.3     1.7       13
DAYS >= .10         9                                 10
DAYS >= .50         3                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.4     0.6        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.46   05/07 TO 05/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1           T               3.1    -3.1      1.0
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.30      MM     0.10
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      28                17      11        6
 SINCE 7/1       2713              2881    -168     2873
COOLING TOTAL     179               220     -41      256
 SINCE 1/1        244               307     -63      316

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              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/300    DATE  05/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/010    DATE  05/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

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

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...Pine Bluff Supplemental Climate Summary for May 2020...

.Summary
As far as temperatures go, extended periods of warmth were few and far between. In
fact, going by departure from normal, the warmest days were in the first few days of
the month, and a couple of days in the final week. Rainfall was distributed throughout
the month fairly evenlyhowever the month ended short of average by a little over a
quarter of an inch.

.Monthly Temperatures
The average high, low, and monthly temperatures were the coldest since 2016.

.Daily Temperatures
Above average on 9 days
Below average on 19 days
Average on 3 days
Days with lows AOA 70: 1 (fewest since 2016)
Days with highs AOA 90: 0 (first time since 2017)

.Daily Temperature Records Tied or Broken During the Month
None.

.Monthly Rainfall...
This was the driest May in two years (since 2018). There were 13 days with
measurable rainfall.

.Daily Rainfall Records Tied or Broken During the Month...
None.

.Miscellaneous Phenomena...
None.