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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   02/05/1927
 LOW              -24   02/12/1899
HIGHEST            84   02/11        47      37       75  02/20
LOWEST              5   12/19        28     -23        7  01/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.9              48.2     5.7     53.0
AVG. MINIMUM     32.8              28.3     4.5     32.1
MEAN             43.4              38.3     5.1     42.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               8.4    -3.4        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     42              58.4   -16.4       54
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.6    -0.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.31   1938
 MINIMUM         2.66   1963
TOTALS           4.90              8.40   -3.50    10.72
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.09   -0.04     0.12
DAYS >= .01        20              24.2    -4.2       18
DAYS >= .10        14                                 13
DAYS >= .50         4                                  6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.7    -0.7        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.01   02/14 TO 02/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           42.2   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     14.3   02/15/1993 TO 02/15/1993
 SNOW DEPTH        14   02/16/1993
TOTALS            0.9               8.7    -7.8      3.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.09              0.90   -0.81     0.37
SINCE 7/1         0.9
 LIQUID 7/1      0.09              0.80   -0.71     0.37
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 T       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4              13.0    -9.0       10
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.0    -2.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1956              2408    -452     2027
 SINCE 7/1       2406              3172    -766       MM
COOLING TOTAL       7                 1       6        2
 SINCE 1/1          7                 0       7        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST                        10/29
LATEST                          04/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/190    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/200    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           41
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             26
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      37     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                      5

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

&&

...Data for Harrison 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 and even a couple
of days in the 80s. There were 42 days with freezing temperatures,
which was the fewest since 1931-1932.

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

.Seasonal Temperatures...
The average seasonal high temperature was the warmest since 1953-
1954, and the 9th warmest on record. The average seasonal low
temperature was the warmest since 1999-2000, and the 5th warmest on
record. The average seasonal temperature was the warmest since 1931-
1932, and the 2nd warmest on record.

.Seasonal Rainfall...
This was the driest winter since 2005-2006.

.Seasonal Snowfall...
This winter had the least amount of snowfall since 1962-1963.

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