Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
343 PM CST SAT MAR 4 2017

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...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2016 TO 2/28/2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1975 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   02/20/1986
 LOW               -6   01/20/1985
HIGHEST            78   02/28        52      26       78  12/26
                        02/07
                        02/11
LOWEST             12   01/07        34     -22       22  01/19
                        12/19                             01/11
                                                          01/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.1              51.6     4.5     55.9
AVG. MINIMUM     40.0              34.6     5.4     38.5
MEAN             48.0              43.1     4.9     47.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               4.5    -0.5        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              35.3   -15.3       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           8.34             12.09   -3.75    15.11
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.13   -0.04     0.16
DAYS >= .01        33              28.3     4.7       22
DAYS >= .10        15              18.2    -3.2       17
DAYS >= .50         6               8.2    -2.2        9
DAYS >= 1.00        3               3.4    -0.4        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.50   12/23 TO 12/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.2   1979
 24 HR TOTAL      9.1   01/06/1988 TO 02/07/1979
 SNOW DEPTH         9   02/08/1979
                        01/08/1988
TOTALS            0.8               4.0    -3.2      7.2
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.08              0.50   -0.42     0.72
SINCE 7/1         0.8               4.0    -3.2      7.2
 LIQUID 7/1      0.08              0.50   -0.42     0.72
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               2.6     1.4        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.2    -1.2        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/07
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8   01/06 TO 01/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1537              1974    -437     1608
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2486      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL      18                 3      15       10
 SINCE 1/1         17                 2      15        3

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST                        11/13
LATEST                          03/19
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    16/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/220    DATE  02/11

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


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               29     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      1

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

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...Data for North Little Rock for Winter of 2016-2017...

.Summary...
Winter of 2016-2017 was yet another warm winter, and has ended up
being one of the warmest ever recorded.

What made a big impact this year was high temperatures. There were
several instances of high temperatures in the 70s. There were 20 days
with freezing temperatures, which was the fewest since 2011-2012.

Snowfall was seriously lacking, and this winter had the least amount
of snow in several years.

.Seasonal Temperatures...
The average high temperature was the warmest since 1999-2000, and the 3rd
warmest on record. The average low temperature was the warmest since 2011-
2012, and the warmest on record. The average seasonal temperature was the
warmest since 2011-2012, and the warmest on record.

.Seasonal Rainfall...
This was the driest winter since 2010-2011, and the 9th driest on record.

.Seasonal Snowfall...
This winter had the least amount of snowfall since 2008-2009. However, it
is the 9th winter in a row with measurable snowfall.

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