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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
621 PM CDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1975 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/20/1987
 LOW               30   04/08/2007
                        04/07/2007
                        04/06/1982
HIGHEST            83   04/28        73      10       84  04/25
                                                          04/09
                                                          04/08
LOWEST             42   04/02        53     -11       42  04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.6              72.8    -0.2     72.9
AVG. MINIMUM     55.3              52.8     2.5     54.4
MEAN             64.0              62.8     1.2     63.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.01   1991
 MINIMUM         0.66   1987
TOTALS           7.93              4.79    3.14     4.84
DAILY AVG.       0.26              0.16    0.10     0.16
DAYS >= .01        13               9.6     3.4       13
DAYS >= .10         5                                  8
DAYS >= .50         4                                  5
DAYS >= 1.00        4               1.5     2.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.04   04/29 TO 04/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2003
                        1983
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/09/2003 TO 04/09/2003
                        04/19/1983 TO 04/19/1983
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         7.2               4.4     2.8     10.6
 LIQUID 7/1      0.72              0.50    0.22     1.06
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      83               136     -53       94
 SINCE 7/1       2288              2982    -694     3294
COOLING TOTAL      60                70     -10       61
 SINCE 1/1         80                89      -9       75

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST                        11/13
LATEST                          03/19
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              MM
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...DATA FOR NORTH LITTLE ROCK FOR APRIL 2016...

.SUMMARY...
ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES CONTINUED THROUGH APRIL. THERE WERE ONLY
A FEW DAYS WITH BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...AND THESE WERE
SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH.

UP TO THE LAST TWO DAYS OF THE MONTH...MONTHLY RAINFALL WAS RUNNING
BELOW AVERAGE. 63 PERCENT OF RAINFALL IN APRIL OCCURRED IN THE LAST
TWO DAYS.

NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2014. THE AVERAGE LOW
AND AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST SINCE 2012. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE 9TH WARMEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE AVERAGE ON 18 DAYS AND BELOW AVERAGE ON 12 DAYS. THERE WERE NO 90-DEGREE
TEMPERATURES DURING APRIL.

.TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
DATE    RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD           PREVIOUS RECORD
26TH    HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    67 IN 2016          67 IN 2012...1989

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST APRIL SINCE 2011...AND THE 5TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.

ON THE 29TH...THE 3.81 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL MARKED THE HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY
RAINFALL IN THE MONTH OF APRIL AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK SINCE APRIL 29TH OF 2006...
AND WAS THE 2ND HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF APRIL.

THE 24-HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL OF 5.04 INCHES ON APRIL 29TH-30TH WAS THE HIGHEST
24-HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF APRIL AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK.
THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 4.43 INCHES ON APRIL 29TH 2006. OVER ALL...THIS ALSO
RANKS AS THE 9TH HIGHEST 24-HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL EVER RECORDED AT NORTH LITTLE
ROCK.

.MONTHLY SNOWFALL...
NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH.

.DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.

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