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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
547 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   03/05/1918
 LOW               11   03/09/1932
HIGHEST            82   03/17        65      17       76  03/11
LOWEST             17   03/06        44     -27       18  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.2              65.0    -4.8     60.3
AVG. MINIMUM     43.2              43.7    -0.5     38.0
MEAN             51.7              54.4    -2.7     49.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        2
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               2.6     2.4        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.20   1894
 MINIMUM         0.39   1966
TOTALS           8.04              5.40    2.64     4.46
DAILY AVG.       0.26              0.17    0.09     0.14
DAYS >= .01        15              10.7     4.3       11
DAYS >= .10        14                                  8
DAYS >= .50         7                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.34   03/04 TO 03/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.0   1892
 24 HR TOTAL     14.0   03/17/1892 TO 03/17/1892
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/17/1892
TOTALS            2.0               0.0     2.0        T
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.20              0.00    0.20        T
SINCE 7/1         9.2               3.1     6.1      3.7
 LIQUID 7/1      0.92              0.30    0.62     0.37
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.0     2.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   03/05 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     415               347      68      484
 SINCE 7/1       3149              2735     414     3253
COOLING TOTAL      10                17      -7        0
 SINCE 1/1         10                20     -10        0

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    36/020    DATE  03/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/020    DATE  03/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

-  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 MARCH 2015...

.SUMMARY...

MOST DAILY TEMPERATURES DURING THE MONTH WERE BELOW AVERAGE. THE
COLDEST PERIOD WAS DURING THE FIRST 10 DAYS...WHERE READINGS WERE AS
MUCH AS 15 TO 25 DEGREES EBLOW AVERAGE. THE WARMEST PERIODS WERE THE
17TH AND 31ST...WHEN READINGS REACHED THE 80S.

PRECIPITATION WAS FAIRLY SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...AND WAS
MUCH ABOVE AVERAGE.

SNOWFALL WAS WELL ABOVE AVERAGE.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2013. THE AVERAGE
LOW AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST SINCE 2012.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 12 DAYS AND BELOW NORMAL ON 19 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...2...THE MOST SINCE 2012
AT OR BELOW FREEZING.....5...THE LEAST SINCE 2012

.DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

DATE  RECORD TYPE             NEW RECORD         PREVIOUS RECORD
 5TH  LOW TEMPERATURE         20 IN 2015           20 IN 1960
 6TH  LOW TEMPERATURE         17 IN 2015           19 IN 1920

ON THE 6TH...THE LOW OF 17 DEGREES MARKED THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE IN
THE MONTH OF MARCH SINCE 1980...AND MOST RECENTLY TIED MARCH 7TH
1943 FOR THE 6TH COLDEST ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH.

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE WETTEST MARCH SINCE 2002.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...

THIS WAS THE FIRST MARCH WITH MEASURABLE SNOWFALL SINCE 2008...AND
THE 7TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD...TIED WITH 1917 AND 1894.

.DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

DATE   NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD
 5TH  2.0 IN 2015           TRACE IN 1992

ON THE 5TH...THE 2.0 INCHES OF SNOW THAT FELL MOST RECENTLY TIED
MARCH 13TH 1960 FOR THE 6TH SNOWIEST CALENDAR DAY ON RECORD IN THE
MONTH OF MARCH.

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