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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
524 PM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/20/1987
 LOW               28   04/08/2007
                        04/07/1971
                        04/05/1920
HIGHEST            87   04/09        73      14       84  04/10
                                                          04/03
LOWEST             43   04/04        50      -7       34  04/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.8              73.1     1.7     72.6
AVG. MINIMUM     54.7              51.0     3.7     50.7
MEAN             64.7              62.1     2.6     61.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.81   1927
 MINIMUM         0.17   1930
TOTALS           5.43              5.14    0.29     4.95
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.17    0.01     0.16
DAYS >= .01        13               9.4     3.6       11
DAYS >= .10         8                                  8
DAYS >= .50         4                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.67   04/24 TO 04/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2003
                        1983
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/09/2003 TO 04/09/2003
 SNOW DEPTH         T   04/02/1908
                        04/05/1886
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0        T
 LIQUID EQUIV       T              0.00    0.00        T
SINCE 7/1        11.1               3.5     7.6      6.2
 LIQUID 7/1      1.11                MM      MM     0.62
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.0     2.0        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/19 TO 04/19
                        04/01 TO 04/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      77               144     -67      143
 SINCE 7/1       3118              3032      86     3411
COOLING TOTAL      76                56      20       53
 SINCE 1/1         90                72      18       53

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST                        11/13
LATEST                          03/19
.........................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/310    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/310    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

-  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 APRIL 2015...

.SUMMARY...

APRIL WAS ABOVE AVERAGE IN TERMS OF BOTH TEMPERATURE AND RAINFALL.

MOST DAYS IN THE MONTH SAW ABOVE AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURES...WITH
THE WARMEST PERIOD OF THE MONTH BEING AT THE END OF THE FIRST WEEK
AND BEGINNING OF THE SECOND. THE COOLEST PERIOD CAME IN THE LAST
WEEK OF THE MONTH.

PRECIPITATION WAS FAIRLY SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...WITH THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL ON THE 24TH. IT WAS THE WETTEST APRIL IN SEVERAL
YEARS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST
SINCE 2012.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 17 DAYS...NORMAL ON TWO DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 11
DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...11...THE MOST SINCE 2012
AT OR BELOW 50 DEGREES....9...THE LEAST SINCE 2012

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE WETTEST APRIL SINCE 2011...AND THE FIRST SINCE THEN WITH
ABOVE AVERAGE RAINFALL.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...

NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH.

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

NONE.

.MISCELLANEOUS PHENOMENA...

SMALL HAIL FELL ON THE 1ST...AND THE 19TH...DURING THE PASSAGE OF
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS.

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