Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Little Rock, AR

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
349 PM CST SUN DEC 2 2018

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...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2018 TO 11/30/2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1975 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   09/03/2000
                        09/01/2000
 LOW               14   11/29/1976
HIGHEST            94   09/19        74      20       94  09/23
                        09/18
LOWEST             23   11/15        54     -31       32  11/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.6              73.2    -3.6     75.7
AVG. MINIMUM     53.4              54.2    -0.8     55.6
MEAN             61.5              63.7    -2.2     65.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               7.7     0.3       14
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.0     1.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               3.1     4.9        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          20.91             13.50    7.41     2.06
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.15    0.08     0.02
DAYS >= .01        39              24.4    14.6       13
DAYS >= .10        26              16.7     9.3        7
DAYS >= .50        15               8.4     6.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        7               4.4     2.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.07   10/31 TO 11/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.0   1983
                        1976
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0   11/26/1980 TO 11/26/1980
                        11/14/1976 TO 11/14/1976
 SNOW DEPTH         4   11/27/1980
TOTALS            0.6                 T     0.6        T
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.06              0.00    0.06        T
SINCE 7/1         0.6                 T     0.6        T
 LIQUID 7/1      0.06              0.00    0.06       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               0.0     3.0        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   11/15                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     727               513     214      406
 SINCE 7/1         MM               512      MM      406
COOLING TOTAL     434               392      42      486
 SINCE 1/1       2272              2169     103     2083

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/090    DATE  10/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/300    DATE  11/25

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


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      17
LIGHT RAIN               38     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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 North Little Rock for Fall 2018...

.Summary...
While September temperatures were above average, that all changed
in October and especially November. On the whole, the season ended
up being over two degrees below average. This was one of the coldest
falls since records began in North Little Rock. There were eight days
with low temperatures at below freezing, which was the most since
2014.

Rainfall was significantly above average. It was the wettest fall
in nine years, and one of the wettest falls on record.

This was the first fall in four years with measurable snowfall, and
ended up being one of the snowiest falls since records began.

.Average Temperatures...
The average high temperature was the coldest since 1976, and the 2nd
coldest on record. The average low temperature was the coldest since
2014. The average seasonal temperature was the coldest since 1996, and
the 4th coldest on record.

.Rainfall...
This was the wettest fall since 2009, and the 4th wettest on record.
There were 39 days with measurable rainfall, which was the most since
1984, and the most on record for the fall. The previous record was 35
days, which was set in 1984.

.Snowfall...
This was the snowiest fall since 2014, and the 4th snowiest on record.
There were three days with snowfall, and one day with measurable snowfall.

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