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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
555 PM CST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              81   01/24/1943
 LOW              -18   01/18/1930
HIGHEST            70   01/19        44      26       68  01/26
LOWEST              2   01/08        25     -23       -2  01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.7              46.5     1.2     44.2
AVG. MINIMUM     27.5              26.3     1.2     21.2
MEAN             37.6              36.4     1.2     32.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               3.8    -0.8        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              22.4    -3.4       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.42   1916
 MINIMUM            T   1931
TOTALS           1.82              2.56   -0.74     1.03
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.08   -0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         7               8.6    -1.6        3
DAYS >= .10         4                                  2
DAYS >= .50         2                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   01/02 TO 01/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   01/08/1977 TO 01/09/1977
 SNOW DEPTH        24   01/21/1918
TOTALS              T               4.2    -4.2      1.0
 LIQUID EQUIV       T              0.40   -0.40     0.10
SINCE 7/1         0.6               6.0    -5.4     10.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.06              0.50   -0.44     1.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               5.0    -2.0        5
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   01/15 TO 01/15
                        01/07 TO 01/07
                        01/04 TO 01/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     843               887     -44      992
 SINCE 7/1       2476              2486     -10     2683
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

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              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/300    DATE  01/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/310    DATE  01/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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 JANUARY 2015...

.SUMMARY...
IN THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF THE MONTH...DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
WERE AS HIGH AS 10 TO NEAR 20 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. ALL THAT CHANGED
THE SECOND HALF OF THE MONTH...AS WARMER CONDITIONS SET IN...AND
TEMPERATURES REGULARLY HIT THE 50S AND 60S. THIS LEFT THE MONTH...ON
THE WHOLE...1.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE.

RAINFALL MOSTLY CAME IN THE FIRST THREE DAYS OF THE MONTH...AND WAS
ONLY SPARSE AFTER THAT. EVEN THOUGH IT WAS THE WETTEST JANUARY IN
TWO YEARS...RAINFALL WAS STILL BELOW AVERAGE.

NO MEASURABLE SNOW FELL FOR THE FIRST JANUARY SINCE 2013.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST
SINCE 2013.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 15 DAYS...NORMAL ON ONE DAYS...BELOW NORMAL ON 15
DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

THERE WERE 19 DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...WHICH
WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 2012.

THERE WERE 8 DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 60...WHICH WAS THE
MOST SINCE 2006.

THERE WERE THREE DAYS WITH A TEMPERATURE OF 10 DEGREES OR LESS...
WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 2013.

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

DATE   RECORD TYPE                   NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD
19TH   HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE       51 IN 2015            51 IN 2006

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE WETTEST JANUARY SINCE 2013...BUT RAINFALL WAS BELOW THE
30-YEAR AVERAGE.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...

NO MEASURABLE SNOW FELL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2013.

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

NONE.

.MISCELLANEOUS PHENOMENA...

ON JANUARY 7TH...THE PRESSURE AT HARRISON ROSE TO 30.92 INCHES OF
MERCURY...OR 1047.11 MILLIBARS. THIS SET A NEW ALL-TIME HIGH PRESSURE
RECORD FOR HARRISON. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 30.88 INCHES...OR 1045.75
MILLIBARS...WHICH WAS SET ON JANUARY 7TH 1968. PRESSURE RECORDS FOR
HARRISON BEGAN AUGUST 15TH 1944.

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