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

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              99   04/27/1927
 LOW               20   04/13/1957
                        04/14/1950
                        04/04/1904
HIGHEST            81   04/23        69      12       82  04/08
                                                          04/07
LOWEST             34   04/02        48     -14       31  04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.2              69.2     2.0     69.3
AVG. MINIMUM     49.2              46.8     2.4     48.4
MEAN             60.2              58.0     2.2     58.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.6    -1.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.73   2011
 MINIMUM         0.53   1989
TOTALS           3.27              4.32   -1.05     2.76
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.14   -0.03     0.09
DAYS >= .01        11               9.6     1.4       12
DAYS >= .10         5                                  7
DAYS >= .50         3                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.09   04/29 TO 04/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.0   1971
 24 HR TOTAL      5.8   04/04/1993 TO 04/04/1993
 SNOW DEPTH         2   04/14/1980
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         3.7              11.5    -7.8     13.6
 LIQUID 7/1      0.37              1.00   -0.63     1.36
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     153               241     -88      197
 SINCE 7/1       3129              3921    -792     4098
COOLING TOTAL      18                31     -13       21
 SINCE 1/1         23                37     -14       25

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST                        10/29
LATEST                          04/04
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/290    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/300    DATE  04/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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 APRIL 2016...

.SUMMARY...
ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES CONTINUED THROUGH APRIL. THE COOLEST
PERIOD WAS AT THE END OF THE SECOND WEEK OF THE MONTH...HOWEVER
TEMPERATURES WERE NOT VERY MUCH BELOW AVERAGE.

RAINFALL WAS SCATTERED THROUGH THE MONTH...AND WAS BELOW AVERAGE FOR
THE SECOND YEAR IN A ROW.

NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST SINCE 2012.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE AVERAGE ON 21 DAYS...BELOW AVERAGE ON SEVEN DAYS...AND AVERAGE ON TWO
DAYS. THERE WERE NO 90-DEGREE TEMPERATURES DURING APRIL.

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

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
EVEN THROUGH RAINFALL WAS BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE...IT WAS STILL THE
WETTEST APRIL SINCE 2014.

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

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

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

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