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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1053 AM CDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/05/1954
                        10/09/1928
                        10/04/1928
 LOW               16   10/29/1910
HIGHEST            85   10/26        70      15       88  10/04
                        10/25
                        10/07
LOWEST             31   10/31        48     -17       30  10/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.4              70.1     2.3     70.0
AVG. MINIMUM     50.4              47.7     2.7     47.7
MEAN             61.4              58.9     2.5     58.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               1.1    -0.1        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.80   1941
 MINIMUM         0.26   2010
TOTALS           5.04              3.55    1.49     4.54
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.11    0.05     0.15
DAYS >= .01         8              10.4    -2.4       11
DAYS >= .10         5                                  8
DAYS >= .50         3                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.50   10/10 TO 10/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.0   1913
 24 HR TOTAL      8.0   10/27/1913 TO 10/27/1913
 SNOW DEPTH         8   10/27/1913
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
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     162               222     -60      228
 SINCE 7/1        196               265     -69      236
COOLING TOTAL      58                33      25       47
 SINCE 1/1       1354              1412     -58     1414

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST      10/31             10/29
LATEST                          04/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/140    DATE  10/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/290    DATE  10/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     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                      3

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

&&

...DATA FOR HARRISON FOR OCTOBER 2014...

.SUMMARY...
OCTOBER TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE AVERAGE...AND WERE THE WARMEST IN
SEVERAL YEARS. ODDLY ENOUGH...THE WARMEST PERIOD WAS IN THE LATTER
PORTION OF THE MONTH...FROM THE 24TH THROUGH 28TH...WITH AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES AS MUCH AS 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. COOL PERIODS
THIS MONTH WERE NOT PROLONGED...BUT WERE INSTEAD SCATTERED OUT
DURING THE MONTH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2010. THE AVERAGE
LOW AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST SINCE 2007.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 18 DAYS...NORMAL ON FOUR DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON
NINE DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE  80....7...MOST SINCE 2012
AT OR BELOW  40....3...LEAST SINCE 2004

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...

RAINFALL WAS ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE FOR THE SECOND OCTOBER IN A
ROW. HOWEVER...IT WAS THE LEAST AMOUNT OF RAINFALL IN OCTOBER SINCE
2012.

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

DATE    NEW RECORD         PREVIOUS RECORD
10TH   2.46 IN 2014         1.83 IN 2001

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