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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
412 PM CDT TUE AUG 1 2017

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 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             112   07/31/1986
 LOW               54   07/07/1972
HIGHEST            96   07/23        93       3      105  07/22
                        07/22
                        07/21
LOWEST             66   07/31        72      -6       70  07/11
                        07/30                             07/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.4              92.5    -1.1     95.3
AVG. MINIMUM     72.1              73.2    -1.1     76.3
MEAN             81.8              82.8    -1.0     85.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     22              21.7     0.3       31
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        11.65   2009
 MINIMUM         0.01   1930
TOTALS           4.76              3.27    1.49     7.37
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.11    0.04     0.24
DAYS >= .01         9               8.2     0.8       13
DAYS >= .10         7                                 11
DAYS >= .50         6                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.13   07/23 TO 07/23

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     529               553     -24      652
 SINCE 1/1       1146              1259    -113     1466

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              5.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  07/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  07/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...Data for Little Rock Adams Field for July 2017...

.Summary...
Temperatures during July continued the overall trend from June,
with readings on the whole being below average.

Little Rock skipped out on 100-degree days this July, which was the
first time in three years. There were considerably less 90-degree
days than last year, and no lows at or above 80 degrees either.

Rainfall was above average for the third year in a row, though it
was the least rain to fall in July in two years.

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

.Daily Temperatures...
Daily temperatures were above average on 10 days, average on six
days, and below average on 15 days.

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

.Monthly Rainfall...
Rainfall was above average for the third July in a row. However, we
saw the least rain in two years, making it the driest July since
2015.

.Daily Rainfall Records Tied or Broken...
None.

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