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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
552 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              87   02/05/1927
 LOW              -24   02/12/1899
HIGHEST            75   02/07        50      25       75  02/20
LOWEST              7   02/19        30     -23        5  02/07
                                                          02/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.5              50.7    -8.2     45.7
AVG. MINIMUM     21.3              30.3    -9.0     23.0
MEAN             31.9              40.5    -8.6     34.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               2.0     5.0        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              16.3     9.7       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.21   1945
 MINIMUM         0.41   1947
TOTALS           1.72              2.64   -0.92     0.92
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.09   -0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01         9               7.7     1.3        6
DAYS >= .10         5                                  3
DAYS >= .50         1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.77   02/15 TO 02/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.0   1912
 24 HR TOTAL     14.3   02/15/1993 TO 02/15/1993
 SNOW DEPTH        14   02/16/1993
TOTALS            8.7               3.2     5.5      5.8
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.87              0.30    0.57     0.58
SINCE 7/1         9.3               9.2     0.1     15.8
 LIQUID 7/1      0.93              0.80    0.13     1.58
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE      10               4.0     6.0        8
DAYS >= 1.0         2                                  2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/17
                        02/16
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   02/16 TO 02/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     919               686     233      852
 SINCE 7/1       3395              3172     223     3535
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              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/310    DATE  02/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  02/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              4
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     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.

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...DATA FOR HARRISON FOR FEBRUARY 2015...

.SUMMARY...
HIGH TEMPERATURES THE FIRST TWO WEEKS OF FEBRUARY WERE MOSTLY ABOVE
AVERAGE. THE WARMEST PERIODS WERE THE 7TH THROUGH THE 9TH...AND
AGAIN ON THE 14TH. TEMPERATURES REACHED THE LOWER AND MID 70S ON THE
7TH AND 8TH...AND  THE MID 60S ON THE 14TH BEFORE DROPPING NEARLY 50
DEGREES IN THE WAKE OF A STRONG FRONTAL BOUNDARY.

COLDER THAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES CONTINUED THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF
THE MONTH...MAKING FEBRUARY THE COLDEST IN OVER THREE DECADES.
PRECIPITATION WAS WELL BELOW AVERAGE...AND MOSTLY FELL WITHIN THE
LAST HALF OF THE MONTH. SNOWFALL WAS ABOVE AVERAGE.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2010...AND THE
9TH COLDEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST
SINCE 1978...AND THE 8TH COLDEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1989...AND THE 9TH COLDEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON EIGHT DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 20 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 60 DEGREES...3 DAYS...FEWEST SINCE 2010
AT OR BELOW FREEZING....25 DAYS...MOST SINCE 2010

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                   NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
 7TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE              75 IN 2015          74 IN 1926
23RD  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE      25 IN 2015          26 IN 1910
27TH  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE      20 IN 2015          27 IN 1934

.RAINFALL...

EVEN THOUGH RAINFALL WAS BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE 2ND FEBRUARY IN A
ROW...IT WAS THE WETTEST FEBRUARY SINCE 2013.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...

IT WAS THE SNOWIEST FEBRUARY SINCE 2011.

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

NONE.

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