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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
832 AM CDT THU OCT 2 2014

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...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1975 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             105   09/03/2000
 LOW               41   09/24/1989
HIGHEST            95   09/04        85      10       99  09/08
LOWEST             53   09/23        65     -12       56  09/23
                                                          09/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.1              84.4     0.7     88.8
AVG. MINIMUM     65.0              64.5     0.5     66.9
MEAN             75.1              74.5     0.6     77.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               7.4    -0.4       16
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         8.57   2008
 MINIMUM         0.33   2004
TOTALS           1.07              3.31   -2.24     2.26
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.11   -0.07     0.08
DAYS >= .01         5               7.5    -2.5        6
DAYS >= .10         2                                  2
DAYS >= .50         1                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.85   09/11 TO 09/11

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       7                13      -6        0
 SINCE 7/1          7                13      -6        0
COOLING TOTAL     317               297      20      393
 SINCE 1/1       1832              2074    -242     2029

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              MM
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.00
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          MM
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            MM
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

-  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 NORTH LITTLE ROCK FOR SEPTEMBER 2014...

.SUMMARY...
SEPTEMBER IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK WAS CLOSE TO AVERAGE IN TERMS OF
MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...WITH THE DEPARTURE BEING +0.6 DEGREES.

THE COOLEST PERIOD WAS DURING THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH...ROUGHLY FROM
THE 11TH THROUGH 18TH...WHEN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE AS MUCH AS 10 TO
15 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURES WERE AT THE
BEGINNING OF THE MONTH...WITH HIGHS IN THE MID 90S ON THE 4TH AND
5TH.

RAINFALL WAS OVER TWO INCHES BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE...MAKING IT
THE DRIEST SEPTEMBER IN TEN YEARS...AND ONE OF THE DRIEST EVER
RECORDED.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE COOLEST SINCE
2012. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2011.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 17 DAYS...NORMAL ON TWO DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON
ELEVEN DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE  90....7...LEAST SINCE 2012
AT OR BELOW  60....6...MOST SINCE 2011

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE               NEW RECORD     PREVIOUS RECORD
10TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE   76 IN 2014        75 IN 2000
12TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE   65 IN 2014        73 IN 1998...1995
      LOW TEMPERATURE           57 IN 2014        58 IN 1992
13TH  LOWEST HIGH TEEMPERATURE  68 IN 2014        72 IN 2009
      LOW TEMPERATURE           55 IN 2014        61 IN 1996
14TH  LOW TEMPERATURE           54 IN 2014        55 IN 1993

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST SEPTEMBER SINCE 2004...AND THE 4TH DRIEST ON
RECORD.

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

NONE.

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