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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
607 PM CST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   01/25/1950
 LOW               -8   01/12/1918
HIGHEST            75   01/31        50      25       75  01/31
                        01/12
LOWEST             12   01/07        31     -19       22  01/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.1              50.5     4.6     51.8
AVG. MINIMUM     37.3              31.2     6.1     32.3
MEAN             46.2              40.8     5.4     42.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               1.7     0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9              17.3    -8.3       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.04   1937
 MINIMUM         0.25   2003
TOTALS           1.47              3.55   -2.08     3.55
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.11   -0.06     0.11
DAYS >= .01        11               8.9     2.1        8
DAYS >= .10         5                                  7
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.51   01/16 TO 01/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.0   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   01/17/1893 TO 01/18/1893
 SNOW DEPTH        15   01/21/1918
TOTALS            0.2               1.6    -1.4      5.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.02              0.20   -0.18     0.57
SINCE 7/1         0.2               1.8    -1.6      5.7
 LIQUID 7/1      0.02                MM      MM     0.57
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.6     0.4        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   01/06
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   01/06 TO 01/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     574               749    -175      704
 SINCE 7/1       1580              1946    -366     1436
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        1

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              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/200    DATE  01/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/210    DATE  01/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      0

-  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 JANUARY 2017...

.SUMMARY...
DESPITE VERY COLD WEATHER IN THE FIRST WEEK OF THE MONTH...JANUARY
ENDED UP OVER FIVE DEGREES ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. ANOMALOUSLY
WARM WEATHER RETURNED TO THE AREA...WITH DAILY TEMPERATURES AS MUCH
AS 10 TO AROUND 25 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE AT TIMES...ESPECIALLY AT
THE END OF THE SECOND WEEK AND END OF THE THIRD.

RAINFALL AND SNOWFALL WERE BELOW AVERAGE.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2012. THE AVERAGE LOW WAS THE
WARMEST SINCE 2006. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE
2012.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE AVERAGE ON ONE DAY...BELOW AVERAGE ON SEVEN
DAYS AND ABOVE AVERAGE ON 23 DAYS.

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

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST JANUARY SINCE 2011.

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

.MONTHLY SNOWFALL...
SNOWFALL WAS THE LEAST IN THE MONTH SINCE 2015.

.DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.

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