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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
514 AM CDT WED SEP 3 2014

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 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             112   08/03/2011
                        08/09/1934
 LOW               41   08/31/1915
HIGHEST            96   08/23        88       8       95  08/31
LOWEST             55   08/13        67     -12       52  08/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.7              88.9    -0.2     85.5
AVG. MINIMUM     66.5              66.4     0.1     65.6
MEAN             77.6              77.6     0.0     75.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     13              14.2    -1.2        7
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        14.56   1915
 MINIMUM            T   2007
TOTALS           1.15              3.58   -2.43     7.45
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.12   -0.08     0.24
DAYS >= .01         4               8.3    -4.3        8
DAYS >= .10         4                                  6
DAYS >= .50         1                                  5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   08/09 TO 08/09

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                 1      -1        1
 SINCE 7/1          1                 1       0        1
COOLING TOTAL     399               393       6      334
 SINCE 1/1       1130              1211     -81     1144

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST                        10/29
LATEST                          04/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/310    DATE  08/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/310    DATE  08/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     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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...DATA FOR HARRISON FOR AUGUST 2014...

.SUMMARY...
THE TREND OF BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES CONTINUED WELL INTO AUGUST.
IN MUCH OF THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH...TEMPERATURES ONLY REACHED
90 DEGREES. HOWEVER...REVERSING THE TREND OF MUCH OF THE
SUMMER...THE LAST HALF OF AUGUST LARGELY SAW TEMPERATURES AT OR
ABOVE AVERAGE. FOR THE SECOND AUGUST IN A ROW...HOWEVER...THERE WERE
NO TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES...AND NO LOW TEMPERATURES AT
OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES.

THERE WAS ONLY MEASURABLE RAINFALL ON FOUR DAYS DURING THE MONTH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2012.

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2011.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2012.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 16 DAYS...NORMAL ON TWO DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON
13 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 100....0...SAME AS 2013
AT OR ABOVE  90...13...THE MOST SINCE 2012
AT OR BELOW  70...26...THE FEWEST SINCE 2012

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST AUGUST SINCE 2010...AND THE 16TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

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

NONE.

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