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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...PART 4
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
520 AM CST SUN JAN 1 2012

...A REVIEW OF 2011 WEATHER AND CLIMATE FOR PINE BLUFF...

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DFN - DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL

MONTHLY TEMPERATURES

      AVERAGE TEMPERATURES    HIGHEST/      LOWEST/
MONTH  HIGH   LOW   AVG  DFN   DATES         DATES
------------------------------------------------------------
JAN    49.2  31.9  40.6 -1.7  79/26TH       13/13TH
FEB    58.3  37.1  47.7 +1.6  79/27TH 24TH   8/11TH
MAR    65.1  44.6  54.9 +0.5  84/23RD       31/11TH
APR    78.7  54.4  66.5 +3.6  89/19TH 10TH  38/ 5TH  1ST
MAY    81.4  59.9  70.6 -0.9  93/30TH 29TH  46/ 4TH
JUN    95.4  72.6  84.0 +4.9  99/20TH 19TH  68/10TH
JUL    96.6  74.5  85.6 +3.6 103/31ST 12TH  66/ 5TH
AUG    94.7  72.7  83.7 +2.6 110/ 3RD       66/15TH
SEP    84.9  58.6  71.8 -2.3  98/13TH  1ST  49/ 9TH
OCT    77.3  47.2  62.2 -1.2  90/16TH       35/30TH 29TH
NOV    65.1  46.2  55.7 +2.6  80/14TH       30/18TH
DEC    54.6  36.4  45.5 +1.4  68/31ST  3RD  25/11TH
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                                 AUG             FEB
YEAR   75.2  53.0  64.1 +1.2 110 3RD         8  11TH

MONTHLY RAINFALL

                     HIGHEST IN A     HIGHEST IN
MONTH  RAIN     DFN  CALENDAR DAY      24 HOURS
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JAN    1.02   -2.74    0.25/ 9TH       0.27/ 9TH-10TH
FEB    3.51   -0.55    1.37/ 1ST       1.37/ 1ST
MAR    1.94   -3.94    0.60/ 5TH       0.60/ 5TH
APR   13.26   +8.33    3.90/26TH       4.03/25TH-26TH
MAY    4.04   -1.01    2.26/ 2ND       2.30/ 2ND- 3RD
JUN    0.93   -2.65    0.80/28TH       0.80/28TH
JUL    1.39   -2.54    1.33/13TH       1.33/13TH
AUG    3.61   +1.13    1.14/13TH       1.60/12TH-13TH
SEP    0.84   -1.85    0.36/19TH       0.42/18TH-19TH
OCT    3.25   -1.75    0.95/23RD       0.95/23RD
NOV    5.92   +1.09    2.03/21ST       3.49/21ST-22ND
DEC    8.99   +3.55    3.30/ 4TH       4.86/ 4TH- 5TH
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YEAR  48.70   -2.45    3.90 APR 26     4.86 DEC 4TH-5TH


MONTHLY SNOWFALL/SOLID PRECIPITATION


                      AVERAGE      HIGHEST IN A
MONTH  SNOW    DFN  SNOW DEPTH     CALENDAR DAY
---------------------------------------------------------------
JAN     4.1   +1.8     0.3           4.0/ 9TH
FEB     3.6   +3.0     0.1           3.5/ 9TH
MAR     0.0    0.0     0.0
APR     0.0
MAY     0.0
JUN     0.0
JUL     0.0
AUG     0.0
SEP     0.0
OCT     0.0
NOV     0.0    0.0     0.0
DEC     0.5   +0.3     0.0           0.5/ 7TH
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YEAR    8.2   +5.1     0.0           4.0 JAN 9TH



SEASONAL DATA

SEASON   HIGH    LOW   AVG   DFN   RAIN    DFN   SNOW   DFN
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WINTER  53.23  33.73  43.5  -0.6   5.74  -7.52    7.7  +4.6
SPRING  75.07  52.97  64.0  +1.0  19.24  +3.86    0.0   0.0
SUMMER  95.57  73.27  84.4  -3.6   5.93  -4.06
FALL    75.77  50.67  63.2  -0.4  10.01  -2.51    0.0   0.0

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...HIGHLIGHTS OF THE YEAR...

AVERAGE YEARLY HIGH TEMPERATURE.....WARMEST SINCE 1999
AVERAGE YEARLY LOW TEMPERATURE......WARMEST SINCE 2007
AVERAGE YEARLY TEMPERATURE..........WARMEST SINCE 1999
YEARLY RAINFALL.....................WETTEST SINCE 2009
YEARLY SNOWFALL....................SNOWIEST SINCE 2000

 LAST FREEZE OF THE SEASON..............11 MAR
 FIRST 80-DEGREE DAY....................18 MAR
 FIRST 90-DEGREE DAY....................09 MAY
FIRST 100-DEGREE DAY....................09 JUL
 LAST 100-DEGREE DAY....................08 AUG
  LAST 90-DEGREE DAY....................16 OCT
  LAST 80-DEGREE DAY....................14 NOV
FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON..............18 NOV

THE FOLLOWING ALL-TIME RECORDS WERE TIED OR SET DURING THE YEAR

TYPE OF RECORD               NEW RECORD          OLD RECORD
HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE   84 ON 08/03/2011    83 ON 07/08/1998

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.DAILY...

THE FOLLOWING DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE TIED OR BROKEN DURING
THE YEAR...

DATE   TYPE OF RECORD             NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
02/10  LOW TEMPERATURE            11 IN 2011    11 IN 1979
02/11  LOW TEMPERATURE             8 IN 2011    10 IN 1981
02/27  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    62 IN 2011    62 IN 1895
04/10  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    71 IN 2011    68 IN 1994...1893
04/24  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    69 IN 2011    69 IN 2001
05/02  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    56 IN 2011    58 IN 1994
05/31  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    73 IN 2011    73 IN 1998...1951...1934...
                                                      1927...1884
06/04  HIGH TEMPERATURE           99 IN 2011    99 IN 1925
06/06  HIGH TEMPERATURE           99 IN 2011    99 IN 1977...1925...1921
06/18  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    79 IN 2011    79 IN 1939...1922
06/19  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    81 IN 2011    78 IN 1922
07/10  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    80 IN 2011    78 IN 2000
07/11  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    79 IN 2011    78 IN 2001...1933...1930
08/03  HIGH TEMPERATURE          110 IN 2011   109 IN 1918
08/04  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    84 IN 2011    81 IN 2010...1930
08/05  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    81 IN 2011    81 IN 1943
09/07  LOW TEMPERATURE            51 IN 2011    51 IN 1988
09/09  LOW TEMPERATURE            49 IN 2011    50 IN 1956
11/14  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    69 IN 2011    68 IN 1955
11/20  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    65 IN 2011    65 IN 1942
11/21  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    64 IN 2011    63 IN 1913


THE FOLLOWING DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS WERE TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE
YEAR...

DATE    NEW RECORD      OLD RECORD
04/20  2.44 IN 2011    1.71 IN 1986
12/04  3.30 IN 2011    1.53 IN 1982
12/05  2.54 IN 2011    2.12 IN 1960

THE FOLLOWING DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE
YEAR...

DATE    NEW RECORD      OLD RECORD
02/09  3.5 IN 2011     1.5 IN 1975
12/07  0.5 IN 2011       T IN 2005

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.MONTHLY...

MONTHLY RECORDS SET DURING THE YEAR...

MONTH   RECORD TYPE              NEW RECORD             OLD RECORD
AUG   HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE  84 ON 08/04/2011       82 ON 08/24/1985


JANUARY

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........WARMEST SINCE 2007
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....WARMEST SINCE 2009
RAINFALL........................DRIEST SINCE 2003......8TH DRIEST ON RECORD
SNOWFALL......................SNOWIEST SINCE 2000
AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH................MOST SINCE 2009

FEBRUARY

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 2010
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........WARMEST SINCE 2010
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....WARMEST SINCE 2010
RAINFALL.......................WETTEST SINCE 2009
SNOWFALL......................SNOWIEST SINCE 1993....4TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH................MOST SINCE 2002

MARCH

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........WARMEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....WARMEST SINCE 2009
RAINFALL........................DRIEST SINCE 2003......9TH DRIEST ON RECORD

APRIL

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 2006
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........COOLEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....WARMEST SINCE 2006
RAINFALL.......................WETTEST SINCE 1966.....3RD WETTEST ON RECORD

MAY

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......COOLEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........COOLEST SINCE 2005
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....COOLEST SINCE 2009
RAINFALL.......................WETTEST SINCE 2009

JUNE

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 1953.....6TH WARMEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........COOLEST SINCE 2009.....5TH WARMEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....COOLEST SINCE 2009.....5TH WARMEST ON RECORD
RAINFALL........................DRIEST SINCE 1988......8TH DRIEST ON RECORD

JULY

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 1993
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........WARMEST SINCE 1999.....7TH WARMEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....WARMEST SINCE 1998.....8TH WARMEST ON RECORD
RAINFALL........................DRIEST SINCE 2008

AUGUST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......COOLEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........COOLEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....COOLEST SINCE 2009
RAINFALL.......................WETTEST SINCE 2009

SEPTEMBER

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......COOLEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........COOLEST SINCE 1956....8TH COOLEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....COOLEST SINCE 1981
RAINFALL........................DRIEST SINCE 2004

OCTOBER

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......COOLEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........COOLEST SINCE 1976....8TH COOLEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....COOLEST SINCE 2009
RAINFALL.......................WETTEST SINCE 2009

NOVEMBER

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......COOLEST SINCE 2008
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........WARMEST SINCE 2004
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....WARMEST SINCE 2005
RAINFALL.......................WETTEST SINCE 2004

DECEMBER

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 2008
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........WARMEST SINCE 2007
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE....WARMEST SINCE 2007
RAINFALL.......................WETTEST SINCE 2002
SNOWFALL......................SNOWIEST SINCE 2005

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...SEASONAL HIGHLIGHTS...

WINTER /DECEMBER 1ST-FEBRUARY 28TH/

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 2009-2010
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........WARMEST SINCE 2009-2010
AVERAGE SEASONAL TEMPERATURE...WARMEST SINCE 2009-2010
SEASONAL RAINFALL...............DRIEST SINCE 1935-1936.....2ND DRIEST ON RECORD
SEASONAL SNOWFALL.............SNOWIEST SINCE 1999-2000

SPRING /MARCH 1ST-MAY 31ST/

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......COOLEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........COOLEST SINCE 2008
AVERAGE SEASONAL TEMPERATURE...COOLEST SINCE 2009
SEASONAL RAINFALL..............WETTEST SINCE 2009

SUMMER /JUNE 1ST-AUGUST 31ST/

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE.......WARMEST SINCE 1980
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE........COOLEST SINCE 2009.....5TH WARMEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE SEASONAL TEMPERATURE...WARMEST SINCE 1943.....3RD WARMEST ON RECORD
SEASONAL RAINFALL..............DRIEST SINCE 2007

FALL /SEPTEMBER 1ST-NOVEMBER 30TH/

AVERAGE HIGH...................COOLEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE LOW....................COOLEST SINCE 2008
AVERAGE SEASONAL TEMPERATURE...COOLEST SINCE 2009
SEASONAL RAINFALL..............WETTEST SINCE 2009

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