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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
905 AM CDT SUN MAY 5 2019

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   04/27/1927
 LOW               20   04/13/1957
                        04/14/1950
                        04/04/1904
HIGHEST            86   04/10        69      17       84  04/17
LOWEST             28   04/01        48     -20       23  04/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.2              69.2     3.0     65.0
AVG. MINIMUM     48.5              46.8     1.7     39.7
MEAN             60.3              58.0     2.3     52.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               1.6     0.4        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.73   2011
 MINIMUM         0.53   1989
TOTALS           7.20              4.32    2.88     3.37
DAILY AVG.       0.24              0.14    0.10     0.11
DAYS >= .01         9               9.6    -0.6       10
DAYS >= .10         8                                  3
DAYS >= .50         5                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.4     1.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.78   04/30 TO 04/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.0   1971
 24 HR TOTAL      5.8   04/04/1993 TO 04/04/1993
 SNOW DEPTH         2   04/14/1980
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.01
SINCE 7/1         4.5              11.5    -7.0      2.2
 LIQUID 7/1      0.45              1.00   -0.55     0.22
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               1.0    -1.0        5
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     179               241     -62      378
 SINCE 7/1       3929              3921       8     3794
COOLING TOTAL      43                31      12        9
 SINCE 1/1         43                37       6       14

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST                        10/29
LATEST                          04/04
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/160    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/170    DATE  04/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

-  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 April 2019...

.Summary...
April 2019 at Harrison was warmer than average both in terms of high
and low temperatures. It was the warmest April in two years.
Temperatures stayed above average on all but 11 days. The coldest
period overall was during the second week, but the coldest
temperature recorded was on the 1st (28 degrees). The first 80-
degree day occurred on April 7th, a little over a week later than
average.

Rainfall was faily evenly distributed throughout the month. It was
the wettest April in two years. For the first time in two years, no
snow fell.

.Monthly Temperatures...
The average high temperature was the warmest since 2012. The average
low and monthly temperatures were the warmest since 2017.

There were seven days with temperatures at or above 80, which was
the most since 2010. There were just two days with temperatures at
or below freezing, which was the fewest in two years.

.Daily Temperatures...
Daily temperatures were above average on 19 days, below average on
10 days, and average on one day.

.Daily Record Temperatures Tied or Broken During the Month...
No temperature records were tied or broken during the month.

.Monthly Rainfall...
It was the wettest April since 2017.

.Daily Rainfall Records Tied or Broken During the Month...
Date   New Record     Previous Record
30th  1.78 in 2019     1.58 in 1978

.Monthly Snowfall...
No snow fell during the month, which was the first time in two
years (since 2017).

.Daily Snowfall Records Tied or Broken...
No daily snowfall records were tied or broken during the month.

.Miscellaneous Phenomena...
None

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