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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
853 PM CDT SAT JUN 4 2016

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   05/29/1926
                        05/28/1926
 LOW               26   05/02/1911
HIGHEST            85   05/26        76       9       84  05/29
                        05/11
LOWEST             41   05/06        56     -15       43  05/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.4              76.2    -1.8     75.5
AVG. MINIMUM     53.7              55.4    -1.7     56.6
MEAN             64.0              65.8    -1.8     66.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4        0
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        16.87   1961
 MINIMUM         0.59   2012
TOTALS           3.49              4.69   -1.20    10.71
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.15   -0.04     0.35
DAYS >= .01        12              12.6    -0.6       20
DAYS >= .10         8                                 13
DAYS >= .50         4                                  9
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.6    -1.6        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.68   05/24 TO 05/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.1   2013
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   05/03/2013 TO 05/03/2013
 SNOW DEPTH         T   05/03/2013
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         3.7              11.5    -7.8     13.6
 LIQUID 7/1      0.37              1.00   -0.63     1.36
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     104                77      27       56
 SINCE 7/1       3233              3998    -765     4154
COOLING TOTAL      82               102     -20       99
 SINCE 1/1        105               139     -34      124

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              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/170    DATE  05/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/180    DATE  05/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               15     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      1
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 MAY 2016...

.SUMMARY...
AFTER EIGHT CONSECUTIVE MONTHS OF ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
HARRISON FINALLY SAW A RELATIVELY COOL MONTH DURING MAY...WITH
READINGS NEARLY TWO DEGREES BELOW THE MONTHLY 30-YEAR AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE. THE COOLEST PERIODS WERE DURING THE THIRD WEEK OF THE
MONTH.

RAINFALL...THOUGH FREQUENT...WAS BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2011. THE
AVERAGE LOW WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2005. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE
WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2011.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE AVERAGE ON 12 DAYS...AVERAGE ON ONE DAY...AND BELOW
AVERAGE ON 18 DAYS.

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

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST MAY SINCE 2012.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.

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