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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
512 PM CDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2015 TO 8/31/2015...

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             114   08/03/2011
 LOW               46   06/03/1969
HIGHEST           102   08/07        MM      MM       97  08/25
                                                          08/24
LOWEST             61   08/28        MM      MM       62  07/18
                                                          07/17
                                                          06/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.5              91.3     1.2     88.4
AVG. MINIMUM     72.6              71.7     0.9     70.3
MEAN             82.6              81.5     1.1     79.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     74              57.2    16.8       47
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)
TOTALS           8.08              9.51   -1.43    14.70
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.16
DAYS >= .01        20              23.3    -3.3       27
DAYS >= .10        10              15.4    -5.4       22
DAYS >= .50         4               6.7    -2.7       12
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.5     0.5        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.70

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                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL    1640              1520     120     1343
 SINCE 1/1       1970              1801     169     1610

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/310    DATE  06/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/310    DATE  06/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             51
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               27     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

-  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 SUMMER 2015...

.SUMMARY...
JULY WAS THE HOTTEST MONTH...AND JUNE WAS THE COOLEST. FOR THE FIRST TIME
SINCE 2013...LITTLE ROCK REACHED THE 100-DEGREE MARK ONE DAY IN LATE JULY...AND
TWO DAYS IN EARLY AUGUST.

RAINFALL WAS BELOW AVERAGE FOR THE FIRST SUMMER SINCE 2013.

.TEMPERATURES
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2012. THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2011...AND THE 10TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
THE AVERAGE SEASONAL TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2012.

.RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST SUMMER SINCE 2012.

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