Climate Data
Monthly Numbers
Interested in temperature and precipitation numbers in Pine Bluff? Check them out on a monthly basis below.
 
Climate Summary (May 2011)
 
...THE PINE BLUFF CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1884 TO 2011

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               36   05/02/1909
HIGHEST            93   05/30        81      12       94  05/24
                        05/29
LOWEST             46   05/04        61     -15       51  05/10
                                                          05/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.4              81.4     0.0     85.5
AVG. MINIMUM     59.9              60.5    -0.6     63.6
MEAN             70.6              71.0    -0.4     74.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               3.0     3.0       10
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           4.04              4.96   -0.92     1.96
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.16   -0.03     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9              10.0    -1.0       11
DAYS >= .10         8                                  6
DAYS >= .50         1                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.30   05/02 TO 05/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00
SINCE 7/1         7.7
 LIQUID 7/1      0.77
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      49                21      28       13
 SINCE 7/1       2777              3016    -239     3129
COOLING TOTAL     233               204      29      317
 SINCE 1/1        380               290      90      401

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              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/200    DATE  05/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/330    DATE  05/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...ADDITIONAL DATA FOR PINE BLUFF FOR MAY 2011...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2005. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009.

THERE WERE 13 DAYS WITH AVERAGE TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL...ONE DAY
AT NORMAL...AND 17 DAYS ABOVE NORMAL.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
 2ND  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    56 IN 2011    58 IN 1994
31ST  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    73 IN 2011    73 IN 1998...1951...
                                                     1934...1927...
                                                     1884

ON THE 2ND...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 56 TIED THE ALL-TIME RECORD FOR
THE COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH OF MAY. THE RECORD WAS
ORIGINALLY SET ON MAY 4TH 1907...AND TIED MAY 4TH 1978.

ON THE 2ND...THE DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 51.5 DEGREES WAS THE
COOLEST DAILY AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE IN MAY SINCE 1994...AND THE
3RD COOLEST ON RECORD.

THERE WERE EIGHT DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 50 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2005.

THERE WERE 20 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS THE LEAST SINCE 2009.

THERE WERE SIX DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 90 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS THE LEAST SINCE 2009.

IT WAS THE WETTEST MAY SINCE 2009.

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