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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1014 AM CDT MON APR 4 2016

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   03/24/1929
 LOW              -10   03/12/1948
HIGHEST            85   03/15        59      26       82  03/31
LOWEST             26   03/21        39     -13       14  03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.6              59.9     4.7     59.2
AVG. MINIMUM     41.7              37.7     4.0     38.0
MEAN             53.2              48.8     4.4     48.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               8.7    -3.7        5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.83   2008
 MINIMUM         0.64   1971
TOTALS           3.79              3.79    0.00     5.94
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.12    0.00     0.19
DAYS >= .01        12              10.3     1.7       15
DAYS >= .10         9                                 12
DAYS >= .50         3                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   03/08 TO 03/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.0   1988
 24 HR TOTAL     13.8   03/08/1994 TO 03/09/1994
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/09/1994
TOTALS            0.0               2.0    -2.0      4.3
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.20   -0.20     0.43
SINCE 7/1         3.7              11.2    -7.5     13.6
 LIQUID 7/1      0.37              1.00   -0.63     1.36
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               2.0    -2.0        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     363               508    -145      506
 SINCE 7/1       2976              3680    -704     3901
COOLING TOTAL       5                 6      -1        4
 SINCE 1/1          5                 6      -1        4

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST                        10/29
LATEST                          04/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/170    DATE  03/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/160    DATE  03/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...DATA FOR HARRISON FOR MARCH 2016...

.SUMMARY...
ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES CONTINUED THROUGH MUCH OF MARCH...
WITH ONLY BRIEF PERIODS OF COOLER TEMPERATURES.

RAINFALL WAS SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...WITH THE
WETTEST PERIOD IN THE SECOND WEEK.

NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH...WHICH WAS THE FIRST TIME
IN A DECADE.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE ALL THE
WARMEST SINCE 2012. THESE TEMPERATURES...HOWEVER...FAILED TO
CRACK THE TOP 10 WARMEST.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
AVERAGE ON TWO DAYS...BELOW AVERAGE ON EIGHT DAYS...AND ABOVE AVERAGE
ON 21 DAYS. THERE WERE FIVE DAYS WITH FREEZING TEMPERATURES...WHICH
WAS EXACTLY THE SAME AS LAST MARCH.

THE FIRST 80-DEGREE DAY OF THE YEAR WAS ON MARCH 15TH...WHICH WAS THE
EARLIEST SINCE 2013.

.TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE.

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
THOUGH IT WAS THE DRIEST MARCH SINCE 2013...RAINFALL WAS RIGHT AT THE 30-
YEAR AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH.

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

.MONTHLY SNOWFALL...
FOR THE FIRST TIME IN TEN YEARS /SINCE 2006/...ABSOLUTELY NO SNOW FELL
DURING THE MONTH.

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

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