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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
337 AM CST WED DEC 2 2015

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2015 TO 11/30/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   09/01/1947
 LOW               10   11/18/1880
HIGHEST            99   09/08        MM      MM       95  09/05
                        09/07
LOWEST             30   11/22        MM      MM       20  11/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.7              74.5     3.2     73.9
AVG. MINIMUM     56.1              53.1     3.0     52.5
MEAN             66.9              63.8     3.1     63.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     20               9.6    10.4       10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               4.2    -1.2       11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          14.98             13.37    1.61     7.84
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.15    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01        21              24.4    -3.4       19
DAYS >= .10        16              16.8    -0.8       16
DAYS >= .50         9               7.9     1.1        8
DAYS >= 1.00        5               4.2     0.8        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.19   11/27 TO 11/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.4   1880
 24 HR TOTAL      9.4   11/17/1880 TO 11/17/1880
 SNOW DEPTH         3   11/23/1971
                        11/09/1892
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0      0.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00                 T    0.00     0.01
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     0.0      0.1
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00                MM      MM     0.01
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     324               514    -190      571
 SINCE 7/1        324               514    -190       MM
COOLING TOTAL     519               403     116      440
 SINCE 1/1       2489              2204     285     2050

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/360    DATE  11/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  11/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           34
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             27
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         29


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      16
LIGHT RAIN               30     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      29     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      7

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

&&

...DATA FOR LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD FOR FALL 2015...

.SUMMARY...
THE FALL WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN AVERAGE. THE WARMEST PERIOD CAME
DURING THE SECOND AND PART OF THE THIRD WEEK OF OCTOBER...WHEN
TEMPERATURES TOPPED OUT AT RECORD LEVELS.

THE FIRST FREEZE WAS LATER THAN AVERAGE THIS YEAR...AND THERE WERE
ONLY THREE DAYS WITH FREEZING TEMPERATURES...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST
SINCE 2011.

THE SEASON STARTED OUT DRY...WITH LITTLE APPRECIABLE RAINFALL UNTIL
LATE OCTOBER. BY NOVEMBER...RAINFALL WAS MORE FREQUENT...ANY EVEN AT
RECORD LEVELS BY THE LAST FEW DAYS OF THE MONTH.

.SEASONAL TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2010...AND THE
6TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST
SINCE 2004. THE AVERAGE SEASONAL TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE
1998...AND THE 3RD WARMEST ON RECORD.

.RAINFALL...
FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2011...RAINFALL WAS ABOVE THE 30-YEAR
AVERAGE. IT WAS THE WETTEST FALL SINCE 2011.

.SNOWFALL...
NO SNOW FELL.

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