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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
427 AM CST MON NOV 02 2020

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             98   10/15/2015
 LOW              27   10/30/1917
HIGHEST           85   10/21         75      10       95  10/02
LOWEST            37   10/30         52     -15       32  10/31
AVG. MAXIMUM    70.6               74.8    -4.2     72.8
AVG. MINIMUM    50.8               52.6    -1.8     51.2
MEAN            60.7               63.7    -3.0     62.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.5    -0.5        3
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0                0.1    -0.1        1
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       16.56   2009
 MINIMUM        0.01   1944
TOTALS          3.89               4.91   -1.02     7.02
DAILY AVG.      0.13               0.16   -0.03     0.23
DAYS >= .01       10                8.2     1.8        8
DAYS >= .10        4                                   7
DAYS >= .50        3                                   4
DAYS >= 1.00       1                1.6    -0.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   2.36   10/28 TO 10/28
 STORM TOTAL    2.36
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             T   2017
 24 HR TOTAL       T   10/27/2017 TO 10/27/2017
                       10/29/1993 TO 10/30/1993
                       10/29/1993 TO 10/30/1925
 SNOW DEPTH        T   10/30/1993
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       MM
 LIQUID 7/1     0.00               0.00    0.00       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0
DAYS >= TRACE      0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0        0                                   0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                 0.0  10/31 TO 10/31

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    182                121      61      178
 SINCE 7/1       188                133      55      178
COOLING TOTAL     56                 81     -25       96
 SINCE 1/1      1925               2194    -269     2248

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST                        11/13
LATEST                          02/27
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/360    DATE  10/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/360    DATE  10/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.51
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...DATA FOR LITTLE ROCK FOR OCTOBER 2020...

.SUMMARY...
AT LITTLE ROCK, OCTOBER WAS THE 7TH MONTH IN A ROW WITH BELOW
AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. IT WAS THE COOLEST OCTOBER IN 11 YEARS.
THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 85, AND THE COOLEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 37. THIS WAS THE FIRST OCTOBER IN EIGHT YEARS WHERE
THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE WAS 85 OR LESS, AND THE FIRST OCTOBER IN TWO
YEARS WITH NO 90-DEGREE READINGS.

OCTOBER WAS ONLY THE SECOND MONTH OF THE YEAR THAT HAD BELOW AVERAGE
RAINFALL. THERE WERE TEN DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL, WHICH WAS
THE MOST IN TWO YEARS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2009. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2012. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2009.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE AVERAGE ON 12 DAYS AND BELOW AVERAGE
ON 19 DAYS.

.DAILY RECORD TEMPERATURES TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
DATE  RECORD TYPE                  NEW RECORD     PREVIOUS RECORD
24TH  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE     51 IN 2020        53 IN 1981
27TH  COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE     50 IN 2020        51 IN 1957

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST OCTOBER SINCE 2017.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
DATE     NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
28TH    2.36 IN 2020        1.93 IN 1974

.MISCELLANEOUS PHENOMENA...
NONE.

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