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

...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2007...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1978 TO 2007

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             111   08/30/2000
 LOW               -6   01/20/1985
HIGHEST           105   08/12        73      32      104  07/20
                                                          07/19
LOWEST             16   02/16        53     -37       15  12/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.9              72.7     0.2     73.7
AVG. MINIMUM     54.6              53.0     1.6     54.2
MEAN             63.8              62.8     1.0     64.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     64              63.6     0.4       79
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               4.7     0.3        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     45              53.4    -8.4       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        65.02   1990
 MINIMUM        37.02   1995
TOTALS          49.05             49.19   -0.14    49.78
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.14   -0.01     0.14
DAYS >= .01       100             109.3    -9.3       90
DAYS >= .10        69              71.5    -2.5       66
DAYS >= .50        37              32.7     4.3       30
DAYS >= 1.00       15              15.9    -0.9       18
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.26   MM                       04/29 TO 04/29
                                                          02/10 TO 02/10IS(
                                                          02/10 TO 02/10IS(
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    04/29(00) TO 04/29(00)
                                                 02/10(00) TO 02/10(00)0IS(
                                                 02/10(00) TO 02/10(00)0IS(

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.1   1983
                        0
                        -23904
 24 HR TOTAL     12.0   01/06/1988 TO 01/07/1988
 SNOW DEPTH        12   01/07/1988
TOTALS            1.8               5.2    -3.4      1.8
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.18              0.60   -0.42     0.18
SINCE 7/1           T               0.7    -0.7        T
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.00      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 0       0        0
DAYS >= TRACE       7               4.0     3.0        6
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.0    -1.0        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   02/02                          1  02/10
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   MM                       02/10 TO 02/10
                                                          02/10 TO 02/10IS(
                                                          02/10 TO 02/10IS(
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    02/10(00) TO 02/10(00)
                                                 02/10(00) TO 02/10(00)0IS(
                                                 02/10(00) TO 02/10(00)0IS(

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2801              2980    -179     2578
 SINCE 7/1       1077              1159     -82     1086
COOLING TOTAL    2489              2196     293     2336
 SINCE 1/1       2489              2190     299     2336

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST                        11/13
LATEST                          03/19
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              MM
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   84
AVERAGE SKY COVER             MM
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            0
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             47     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN              116     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      4
FOG                     127     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                     26

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

SUPPLEMENTAL DATA FOR NORTH LITTLE ROCK AIRPORT...YEAR 2007

IT WAS THE COOLEST YEAR SINCE 2003 AND THE 10TH STRAIGHT YEAR TO
AVERAGE ABOVE NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. IT TIED 2002 FOR THE 8TH TO
WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST
SINCE 2003 AND ALSO THE 10TH STRAIGHT YEAR TO BE ABOVE NORMAL. IT
WAS THE 10TH TO WARMEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS
THE WARMEST SINCE 2004 AND ALSO THE 10TH STRAIGHT YEAR TO BE ABOVE
NORMAL. IT TIED 2001 FOR THE 5TH TO WARMEST ON RECORD.

THE 45 DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES OF FREEZING OR LESS WERE THE MOST
SINCE 2003. THE AVERAGE IS 45 DAYS.

THE 5 HIGH TEMPERATURES OF FREEZING OR LESS WERE THE MOST IN A YEAR
SINCE 2000. THE AVERAGE IS 6 DAYS.

THE 10 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 100 DEGREES OR HIGHER WAS THE
SAME AS 2006 AND THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR THAT THERE WERE 10 OR MORE
DAYS OF 100 DEGREE TEMPERATURES IN A YEAR.

THE 64 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 90 DEGREES OR HIGHER WERE THE
FEWEST IN A YEAR SINCE 2004. THE AVERAGE IS 69 DAYS.

THE 165 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 80 DEGREES OR HIGHER WERE THE
MOST SINCE 2004 AND WAS THE THIRD TO HIGHEST NUMBER OF 80 DEGREE
DAYS FOR A YEAR ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE IS 148 DAYS.

IT WAS THE SECOND OUT OF THE LAST THREE YEARS TO BE BELOW NORMAL ON
PRECIPITATION. IT WAS THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR TO FINISH BETWEEN 49
AND 50 INCHES. AS RAINFALL FINISHED CLOSE TO NORMAL...IT WAS THE
15TH TO WETTEST YEAR OUT OF 30 ON RECORD...WHICH MAKES IT THE MEDIAN
YEAR FOR PRECIPITATION.

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