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

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 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             112   08/03/2011
                        08/09/1934
 LOW               41   08/31/1915
HIGHEST            97   08/09        88       9       96  08/23
LOWEST             52   08/20        67     -15       55  08/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.7              88.9    -3.2     88.7
AVG. MINIMUM     63.4              66.4    -3.0     66.5
MEAN             74.5              77.6    -3.1     77.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      7              14.2    -7.2       13
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        14.56   1915
 MINIMUM            T   2007
TOTALS           5.13              3.58    1.55     1.15
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.12    0.05     0.04
DAYS >= .01         7               8.3    -1.3        4
DAYS >= .10         4                                  4
DAYS >= .50         3                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.51   08/30 TO 08/30

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       1                 1       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          1                 1       0        1
COOLING TOTAL     302               393     -91      399
 SINCE 1/1       1220              1211       9     1130

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              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    20/290    DATE  08/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/340    DATE  08/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...DATA FOR HARRISON FOR AUGUST 2015...

.SUMMARY...
REVERSING THE TREND OF THE PREVIOUS TWO MONTHS...AUGUST WAS
SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE IN TERMS OF TEMPERATURES. THE WARMEST
PERIOD WAS FROM THE 7TH THROUGH THE 10TH...WHEN TEMPERATURES ROSE
INTO THE MID AND UPPER 90S. THE COOLEST PERIOD WAS THE 19TH THROUGH
29TH...WHEN DAILY TEMPERATURES RANGED FROM FIVE TO NEARLY 15 DEGREES
BELOW AVERAGE. FOR THE 3RD AUGUST IN A ROW...THERE WERE NO 100-
DEGREE TEMPERATURES.

RAINFALL WAS SPARSE THROUGH THE MONTH...WITH HALF OF IT FALLING ON
THE 29TH-30TH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2013. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2004. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE NORMAL ON SEVEN DAYS...NORMAL ON FOUR DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL
ON 20 DAYS.

.TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE.

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST AUGUST SINCE 2013.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

DATE   NEW RECORD        PREVIOUS RECORD
30TH  2.51 IN 2015         2.21 IN 1962

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