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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
500 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             114   08/03/2011
 LOW               52   08/29/1986
                        08/29/1967
                        08/28/1967
HIGHEST           102   08/07        92      10       97  08/25
                                                          08/24
LOWEST             61   08/28        71     -10       65  08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     93.2              92.6     0.6     91.0
AVG. MINIMUM     70.7              72.4    -1.7     72.1
MEAN             81.9              82.5    -0.6     81.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     24              21.2     2.8       21
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.46   1966
 MINIMUM         0.00   1995
TOTALS           0.56              2.59   -2.03     2.01
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.08   -0.06     0.06
DAYS >= .01         6               6.4    -0.4        7
DAYS >= .10         2                                  4
DAYS >= .50         0                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   08/21 TO 08/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      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       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     536               542      -6      517
 SINCE 1/1       1970              1801     169     1610

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              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/040    DATE  08/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    26/050    DATE  08/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

-  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 LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD FOR AUGUST 2015...

.SUMMARY...
THE FIRST WEEK OF THE MONTH WAS THE WARMEST...WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES
IN THE UPPER 90S TO NEAR 100 DEGREES. LITTLE ROCK HIT THE CENTURY
MARK FOR THE FIRST TIME IN AUGUST SINCE 2012...REACHING 102 ON
AUGUST 7TH...AND 100 ON AUGUST 9TH.

DURING THE REMAINDER OF THE MONTH...TEMPERATURES WERE LARGELY BELOW
AVERAGE...HELPING AUGUST TO BE COOLER THAN AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH.
RAINFALL WAS SPARSE THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...MAKING IT THE DRIEST
AUGUST IN SEVERAL YEARS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2012. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE...HOWEVER...WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2012.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE NORMAL ON 13 DAYS...NORMAL ON FOUR DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 13 DAYS.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
07TH  WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE    79 IN 2015       77 IN 1997
08TH  WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE    80 IN 2015       74 IN 1997...1948

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST AUGUST SINCE 2007...AND THE 11TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

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

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