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CLIMATE REPORT...PART 1
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1000 AM CST TUE JAN 1 2008

...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2007...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1879 TO 2007

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             112   07/31/1986
 LOW              -13   02/12/1899
HIGHEST           106   08/12        MM      MM      104  07/21
                                                          07/19
                                                          07/20
LOWEST             18   02/16        MM      MM       14  12/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.3              72.7     1.6     75.3
AVG. MINIMUM     54.0              51.7     2.3     53.3
MEAN             64.1              62.1     2.0     64.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     76              73.5     2.5       90
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.9    -2.9        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     52              53.7    -1.7       37
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        75.54   1882
 MINIMUM        28.26   1963
TOTALS          44.46             50.93   -6.47    48.75
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.14   -0.02     0.13
DAYS >= .01        94             106.3   -12.3       88
DAYS >= .10        66              72.2    -6.2       58
DAYS >= .50        31              33.8    -2.8       30
DAYS >= 1.00        9              15.6    -6.6       19
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.50   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.6   1960
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   01/17-18/1893
 SNOW DEPTH         4   02/25/2003
                        02/07/2002
                        02/06/2002
TOTALS            1.3               4.3    -3.0      0.6
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.13              0.40   -0.27     0.06
SINCE 7/1           T               0.4    -0.4      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.00      MM     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       6                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.4    -0.4       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   02/02                          1  02/19
                                                          02/18
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1  MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                0.0
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2727              3084    -357     2541
 SINCE 7/1       1039              1203    -164     1076
COOLING TOTAL    2552              2084     468     2417
 SINCE 1/1       2552              2084     468     2417

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320    DATE  12/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    66/320    DATE  06/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          107
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            146
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        112


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             49     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               39     RAIN                      58
LIGHT RAIN              119     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      2
FOG                     195     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     23
HAZE                    179

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

SUPPLEMENTAL DATA FOR LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD...YEAR 2007

IT WAS THE 6TH TO WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD AND THE 4TH STRAIGHT YEAR
TO BE ABOVE NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS
THE COOLEST SINCE 2004 AND WAS THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR ABOVE NORMAL.
IT TIED 1987 FOR THE 9TH TO WARMEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 1998 AND THE 11TH STRAIGHT YEAR
THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE FOR A YEAR HAS NOT BEEN BELOW NORMAL SINCE 1993. IT TIED
1909 FOR THE 20TH TO WARMEST ON RECORD.

THE 52 DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES OF FREEZING OR LESS WERE THE MOST
SINCE 2003. THE AVERAGE IS 49 DAYS.

THE 3 HIGH TEMPERATURES OF FREEZING OR LOWER WERE THE MOST IN A YEAR
SINCE 2004. THE AVERAGE IS 5 DAYS.

THE 12 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 100 DEGREES OR HIGHER WERE THE
FEWEST IN A YEAR SINCE 2004 AND IT WAS THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR THAT
THERE WERE AT LEAST 10 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 100 DEGREES OR
HIGHER IN A YEAR. THE AVERAGE IS 5 DAYS.

THE 76 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 90 DEGREES OR HIGHER WAS THE
FEWEST SINCE 2004. THE AVERAGE IS 65 DAYS.

THE 179 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 80 DEGREES OR HIGHER WAS THE
MOST IN A YEAR SINCE 1963 AND WAS THE SECOND HIGHEST NUMBER OF 80
DEGREE DAYS IN A YEAR TO THAT YEAR.

IT WAS THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR AND 12TH OUT OF THE LAST 13 YEARS
THAT PRECIPITATION WAS BELOW NORMAL.

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