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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
918 AM CDT MON SEP 4 2017

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             114   08/03/2011
 LOW               52   08/29/1986
                        08/29/1967
                        08/28/1967
HIGHEST            95   08/20        92       3      101  08/05
LOWEST             63   08/25        71      -8       68  08/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.0              92.6    -6.6     91.5
AVG. MINIMUM     70.6              72.4    -1.8     76.0
MEAN             78.3              82.5    -4.2     83.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      7              21.2   -14.2       19
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        14.46   1966
 MINIMUM         0.00   1995
TOTALS           3.47              2.59    0.88     7.56
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.08    0.03     0.24
DAYS >= .01        11               6.4     4.6       12
DAYS >= .10         7                                  9
DAYS >= .50         3                                  5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   08/18 TO 08/18

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     422               542    -120      587
 SINCE 1/1       1568              1801    -233     2053

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              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  08/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/290    DATE  08/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               16     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      0
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 LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD FOR AUGUST 2017...

.SUMMARY...
FOR THE FOURTH MONTH IN A ROW, TEMPERATURES WERE BELOW THE 30-YEAR
AVERAGE IN LITTLE ROCK.

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THREE YEARS, THERE WERE NO 100-DEGREE DAYS IN
AUGUST, AND THERE WERE NO LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES.

ALSO, LITTLE ROCK SAW ITS FEWEST 90-DEGREE DAYS IN 33 YEARS.

RAINFALL WAS ABOVE AVERAGE FOR THE SECOND AUGUST IN A ROW, THOUGH IT
WAS THE DRIEST IN TWO YEARS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 1950, AND THE
10TH COOLEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009.
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2004.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE AVERAGE ON FIVE DAYS, AND BELOW
AVERAGE ON 26 DAYS.

.DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
DATE  RECORD TYPE               NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD
13TH  COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE  78 IN 2017          78 IN 1964, 1917

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
FOR THE SECOND AUGUST IN A ROW, RAINFALL WAS ABOVE AVERAGE. HOWEVER,
IT WAS STILL THE DRIEST AUGUST SINCE 2015.

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

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