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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
339 PM CDT SUN SEP 2 2018

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2018 TO 8/31/2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2018

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           101   07/15        MM      MM       96  07/23
                                                          07/21
                                                          07/22
LOWEST             62   06/04        MM      MM       57  06/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.0              91.3    -0.3     87.8
AVG. MINIMUM     71.2              71.7    -0.5     69.9
MEAN             81.1              81.5    -0.4     78.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     64              57.2     6.8       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          12.74              9.51    3.23    11.34
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.10    0.04     0.12
DAYS >= .01        30              23.3     6.7       MM
DAYS >= .10        17              15.4     1.6       MM
DAYS >= .50         9               6.7     2.3       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        5               2.5     2.5       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.14   08/17 TO 08/18

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   .Miscellaneous Phenomena...
July 20th - The dewpoint reached 82 degrees, which set an all-time
record dewpoint for the month of July. The previous record was 81
degrees, which was set on July 28, 2014.
July 20th - During the late evening, quarter-sized hail fell with
the passage of a severe thunderstorm. 0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL    1504              1520     -16     1302
 SINCE 1/1       1903              1801     102     1568

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/300    DATE  06/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/290    DATE  06/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             55
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

-  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 Little Rock for the Summer of 2018...

.Summary...
Even though it was the warmest summer in two years, and even though we
saw the first triple-digit heat in two years, temperatures (both highs
and lows) were as much as half a degree below the 30-year average. It was
the wettest summer in two years.

.Average Temperatures...
The average high, low and seasonal temperatures were all the warmest
since 2016.

.Rainfall...
Rainfall was above average by over three inches. It was the wettest
summer since 2016. There were 30 days with measurable rainfall, which
was slightly less than last summer, but still above average by seven
days.

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