Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
514 AM CDT WED SEP 3 2014

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...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1975 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             111   08/03/2011
                        08/30/2000
 LOW               53   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            97   08/24        93       4       97  08/31
                                                          08/30
LOWEST             65   08/14        72      -7       59  08/15
                        08/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.7              92.0    -2.3     89.4
AVG. MINIMUM     71.9              72.0    -0.1     71.3
MEAN             80.8              82.0    -1.2     80.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     15              20.6    -5.6       20
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         8.43   1991
 MINIMUM         0.01   2007
TOTALS           2.26              2.80   -0.54     3.77
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.09   -0.02     0.12
DAYS >= .01         6               6.7    -0.7        7
DAYS >= .10         3                                  4
DAYS >= .50         3                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.74   08/17 TO 08/17

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     498               527     -29      482
 SINCE 1/1       1515              1777    -262     1636

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              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    20/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          MM
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            MM
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     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 NORTH LITTLE ROCK 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
92 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.

MEASURABLE RAINFALL WAS SEEN ON THE 8TH AND 9TH...17TH-19TH...AND
THE 30TH. IT WAS THE DRIEST AUGUST IN SEVERAL YEARS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

EVEN THOUGH AUGUST TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST IN TWO YEARS...
READINGS WERE STILL BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE.

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

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

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

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 100....0...SAME AS 2013
AT OR ABOVE  90...15...THE FEWEST SINCE 2009
AT OR BELOW  70...10...THE MOST SINCE 2012

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                   NEW RECORD        PREVIOUS RECORD
25TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE       78 IN 2014   77 IN 2004...1998...1978

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST AUGUST SINCE 2009...AND 19TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

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

NONE.

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