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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1206 AM CST SAT DEC 2 2017

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   11/13/1955
 LOW               10   11/18/1880
HIGHEST            85   11/03        62      23       83  11/01
LOWEST             29   11/23        42     -13       29  11/20
                        11/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.0              63.0     4.0     66.7
AVG. MINIMUM     43.3              42.2     1.1     43.6
MEAN             55.2              52.6     2.6     55.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               4.1    -1.1        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.57   2011
 MINIMUM         0.09   1910
TOTALS           0.42              5.28   -4.86     2.56
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.18   -0.17     0.09
DAYS >= .01         5               8.9    -3.9        6
DAYS >= .10         1                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.8    -1.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.32   11/15 TO 11/15

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      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00                 T    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1           T                 T     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1        MM                MM      MM     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     321               382     -61      306
 SINCE 7/1        466               514     -48      339
COOLING TOTAL      34                10      24       16
 SINCE 1/1       2028              2204    -176     2650

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/290    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  11/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               10     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      3
HAZE                      0

-  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 November 2017...

.Summary...

November 2017 at Little Rock was warmer than the 30-year average.
What helped the month stay above average was high temperatures at
the beginning of the month. The warmest period of the month was the
first week, when high temperatures were in the 80s for four out of
seven days, and daily temperatures were as much as 15 to near 20
degrees above average. The coolest period of the month was from the
7th through the 14th, and the 19th through 23rd, with daily
temperatures five to near 10 degrees below average at times.

Rain was severely lacking this month. Measurable rain fell on five
days, but amounted to less than half an inch for the month. This was
also the fewest measurable rain days in November since 2009. No rain
fell after the 18th.

No snow fell for the 3rd November in a row.

.Monthly Temperatures...
The average high temperature was the warmest since 2001, and the 6th
warmest on record. The average low temperature was the coolest since
2014. The average monthly temperature was the warmest since 2015.

.Daily Temperatures...
Daily temperatures were above average on 17 days and below average
on 13 days.

.Daily Record Temperatures Tied or Broken During the Month...
Date  Record Type               New Record          Previous Record
 2nd  High Temperature          83 in 2017          83 in 1961
 3rd  High Temperature          85 in 2017          83 in 2012, 1909
 5th  Highest Low Temperature   69 in 2017          65 in 1977

On the 2nd...

The high temperature of 85 degrees most recently tied November 11, 1989
for the 2nd warmest temperature on record for the month of November.

On the 5th...

The low temperature of 69 degrees most recently tied November 14, 2011
for the 2nd warmest low temperature on record for the month of November.

The daily average temperature of 74.5 degrees most recently tied
November 1, 1982 for the 4th warmest daily average temperature on record
for the month of November.

.Monthly Rainfall...
Rainfall was significantly below average. It was the driest November since
1999, and the 5th driest on record.

.Daily Rainfall Records Tied or Broken During the Month...
None.

.Monthly Snowfall...
No snow fell for the 3rd year in a row.

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