Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Tulsa, OK

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
1143 AM CDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE FORT SMITH ARKANSAS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1882 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             115   08/03/2011
 LOW               45   08/24/1891
HIGHEST           103   08/05       113     -10      101
                        08/04
                        08/03
LOWEST             63   08/22        45      18       58
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.1              93.4    -1.3     90.4
AVG. MINIMUM     73.2              70.8     2.4     69.9
MEAN             82.6              82.1     0.5     80.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     20
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.89   1890
 MINIMUM            T   2000
TOTALS           3.88              2.59    1.29     4.43
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.08    0.05     0.14
DAYS >= .01        12               6.3     5.7        6
DAYS >= .10         7               4.1     2.9        5
DAYS >= .50         3               1.8     1.2        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.37   08/12 TO 08/13

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     556               530      26      478
 SINCE 1/1       1851              1695     156     1815
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/090    DATE  08/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/080    DATE  08/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

&&
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 YEARLY PRECIPITATION (INCHES):
 TOTAL.....................26.65
 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....-2.71
$$


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