Climate Data
Monthly Numbers
Interested in temperature and precipitation numbers in Pine Bluff? Check them out on a monthly basis below.
 
Climate Summary (Dec 2012)
 
...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1883 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   12/07/1939
 LOW               -2   12/24/1963
HIGHEST            76   12/03        54      22       68  12/31
                                                          12/03
LOWEST             22   12/30        34     -12       25  12/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.4              53.3     5.1     54.6
AVG. MINIMUM     40.5              34.9     5.6     36.4
MEAN             49.4              44.1     5.3     45.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              12.4    -0.4        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.02   1982
 MINIMUM         0.57   1896
TOTALS           5.19              5.44   -0.25     8.99
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.18   -0.01     0.29
DAYS >= .01        13               8.9     4.1       12
DAYS >= .10         7                                  7
DAYS >= .50         3                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.6     0.4        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.60   12/04 TO 12/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           12.2   1963
 24 HR TOTAL     12.0   12/22/1963 TO 12/22/1963
 SNOW DEPTH        12   12/23/1963
TOTALS            2.0               0.2     1.8      0.5
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.20              0.00    0.20     0.05
SINCE 7/1         2.0               0.2     1.8      0.5
 LIQUID 7/1      0.20              0.00    0.20     0.05
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.1     1.9        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/26
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   12/25 TO 12/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     480               649    -169      596
 SINCE 7/1       1064              1153     -89     1051
COOLING TOTAL       6                 1       5        0
 SINCE 1/1       2389              2132     257     2503

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              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/360    DATE  12/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/330    DATE  12/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      4

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

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...ADDITIONAL DATA FOR PINE BLUFF FOR DECEMBER 2012...

.SUMMARY...
THERE WERE PERIODIC EPISODES OF WARM WEATHER DURING THE EARLY AND
MIDDLE PORTION OF THE MONTH. IN THE FIRST FOUR DAYS...HIGH
TEMPERATURES WERE IN THE MID 70S. WARM READINGS RETURNED ON THE
9TH...AND 19TH. BY THE 25TH...HOWEVER...MUCH COLDER AIR MOVED INTO
THE REGION...AND REMAINED THROUGH THE END OF THE MONTH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 1984. THE AVERAGE
LOW WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 1991...AND THE 8TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 1984.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
BELOW NORMAL ON 11 DAYS...AT NORMAL ON ONE DAY...AND ABOVE NORMAL ON
19 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...12 (MOST SINCE 2010)
TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 70 DEGREES...6 (MOST SINCE 1998)

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST DECEMBER SINCE 2010.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...
IT WAS THE SNOWIEST DECEMBER SINCE 1998.

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

DATE        NEW RECORD              OLD RECORD
25TH        1.5 IN 2012             0.8 IN 1926
26TH        0.5 IN 2012           TRACE IN 2000...1990

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