Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TULSA OK
630 AM CDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE FORT SMITH ARKANSAS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1882 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             115   08/03/2011
 LOW               45   08/24/1891
HIGHEST            97   08/20       113     -16      103
                        08/19
LOWEST             65   08/25        45      20       63
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.1              93.4    -5.3     92.1
AVG. MINIMUM     71.2              70.8     0.4     73.2
MEAN             79.7              82.1    -2.4     82.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     11
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.89   1890
 MINIMUM            T   2000
TOTALS           7.00              2.59    4.41     3.88
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.08    0.15     0.13
DAYS >= .01        11               6.3     4.7       12
DAYS >= .10         9               4.1     4.9        7
DAYS >= .50         4               1.8     2.2        3
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.6     2.4        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.67   08/06 TO 08/06

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     466               530     -64      556
 SINCE 1/1       1764              1695      69     1851
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/040    DATE  08/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/050    DATE  08/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&
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 YEARLY PRECIPITATION (INCHES):
 TOTAL.....................42.11
 DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL.....+12.75
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