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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
521 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2014

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   07/31/1986
 LOW               54   07/07/1972
HIGHEST            96   07/14        93       3      100  07/10
LOWEST             62   07/18        72     -10       61  07/04
                        07/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.5              92.5    -6.0     91.5
AVG. MINIMUM     68.6              73.2    -4.6     69.9
MEAN             77.5              82.8    -5.3     80.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     10              21.7   -11.7       20
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        11.65   2009
 MINIMUM         0.01   1930
TOTALS           7.24              3.27    3.97     2.19
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.11    0.12     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10               8.2     1.8       10
DAYS >= .10         8                                  6
DAYS >= .50         4                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        4               0.8     3.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.87   07/10 TO 07/10

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       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     396               553    -157      493
 SINCE 1/1       1093              1259    -166     1197

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST                        11/13
LATEST                          03/19
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  07/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  07/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               10     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      2
HAZE                      4

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

&&

...DATA FOR LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD FOR JULY 2014...

.SUMMARY...
JULY WILL LONG BE REMEMBERED AS ONE OF THE COLDEST ON RECORD...IN
TERMS OF AVERAGE...AS WELL AS HIGH AND LOW TEMPERATURES. THERE WERE
SEVERAL PERIODS DURING THE MONTH WITH TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE
60S...AND HIGHS ONLY IN THE 70S. FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE
2009...THERE WERE NO TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES IN THE
MONTH OF JULY...AND THERE WERE NO TEMPERATURES ABOVE 96 DEGREES.

THIS WAS THE TENTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT OR
BELOW NORMAL.

RAINFALL WAS RATHER ABUNDANT AND WELL ABOVE AVERAGE...MAKING IT ONE
OF THE WETTEST JULYS ON RECORD.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1940...AND 7TH
COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1968...AND THE 5TH
COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1906...AND
TIED 1906 FOR THE 3RD COLDEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON FIVE DAYS...NORMAL ON TWO DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON
24 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 100....0...FIRST TIME SINCE 2009
AT OR ABOVE  90...10...THE FEWEST SINCE 1911
AT OR BELOW  70...20...THE MOST SINCE 1947
AT OR BELOW  65...10...THE MOST SINCE 1967

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                  NEW RECORD   PREVIOUS RECORD
17TH  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE     72 IN 2014    77 IN 1923
      LOW TEMPERATURE              62 IN 2014    62 IN 1945
18TH  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE     71 IN 2014    78 IN 1918...1897
      LOW TEMPERATURE              62 IN 2014    62 IN 1976...1967...
                                                       1894
19TH  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE     78 IN 2014    79 IN 1908

ON THE 18TH...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 71 WAS THE COLDEST JULY HIGH
TEMPERATURE SINCE 1880 AND TIED FOR THE COLDEST JULY HIGH
TEMPERATURE ON RECORD. THE RECORD WAS ORIGINALLY SET JULY 21ST 1880.

ON THE 17TH...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 72 TIED JULY 6TH 1940 FOR THE
2ND COLDEST JULY HIGH TEMPERATURE ON RECORD.

ON THE 18TH...THE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE OF 66.5 WAS THE COLDEST
SINCE 1894 AND TIED JULY 8TH 1894 FOR THE COLDEST DAILY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF JULY.

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE WETTEST JULY SINCE 2009...AND THE 12TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

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

DATE   NEW RECORD        PREVIOUS RECORD
10TH  1.87 IN 2014        1.08 IN 1889
23RD  1.67 IN 2014        1.47 IN 1917

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