Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
412 PM CDT TUE AUG 1 2017

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...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 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             110   07/31/1986
 LOW               60   07/05/1997
HIGHEST            96   07/25        94       2       98  07/22
                        07/23
LOWEST             65   07/30        73      -8       66  07/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.6              92.1    -1.5     92.9
AVG. MINIMUM     72.8              72.8     0.0     74.1
MEAN             81.7              82.4    -0.7     83.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     20              20.8    -0.8       28
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         9.12   2009
 MINIMUM         0.34   2000
TOTALS           5.61              3.81    1.80     6.43
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.12    0.06     0.21
DAYS >= .01        14               8.4     5.6        9
DAYS >= .10         9                                  8
DAYS >= .50         4                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.44   07/14 TO 07/14

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0        T
 LIQUID EQUIV       T              0.00    0.00        T
SINCE 7/1           T               0.0     0.0        T
 LIQUID 7/1         T              0.00      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.0     1.0        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   07/14 TO 07/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     527               541     -14      581
 SINCE 1/1       1184              1250     -66     1292

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              2.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    13/090    DATE  07/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/220    DATE  07/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.00
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          MM
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            MM
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

&&

...Data for North Little Rock for July 2017...

.Summary...
Temperatures during July continued the overall trend from June, with
readings on the whole being below average. In fact, this was the
first July in three years with the monthly temperature below
average.

There were no 100-degree days this year, and this marks the second
July in a row with none. The number of 90-degree days amounted to
20, which was the least in three years. Also, for the first time in
three years, there were no low temperatures at or above 80 degrees.

Rainfall was above average for the second year in a row, even though
it was the least rain in two years. This was also one of the wettest
Julys since records began in late 1975.

.Monthly Temperatures...
The average high, low and monthly temperatures were the coolest
since 2014.

.Daily Temperatures...
Daily temperatures were above average on 11 days, average on four
days, and below average on 16 days.

.Daily Record Temperatures Tied or Broken During the Month...
None.

.Monthly Rainfall...
Rainfall was above average for the second July in a row. However, it
was the least to fall in the month since 2015, making this the
driest July in two years. Even with that, July 2017 ranks as 8th
wettest since records began.

.Daily Rainfall Records Tied or Broken...
Date    New Record     Previous Record
14th   2.44 in 2017      0.87 in 1996

.Miscellaneous Phenomena...
On the 14th, small hail fell, measuring 1/4 inch in diameter. This
was the second July in a row with hail falling.

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