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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...PART 2
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1000 AM CST TUE JAN 1 2008

HIGHLIGHTS OF WEATHER AND CLIMATE FOR THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK AIRPORT
FOR 2007...

JANUARY...IT WAS THE COLDEST JANUARY SINCE 2003 AND THERE WERE NO 70
DEGREE TEMPERATURES DURING JANUARY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THEN.
THE 3 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 60 DEGREES OR HIGHER WERE THE
FEWEST FOR JANUARY SINCE 1992. IT WAS THE WETTEST JANUARY SINCE 1999
AND THE SECOND TO WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD.

JANUARY 13...THE RAINFALL OF 2.73 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.48 INCHES SET
IN 1992.

JANUARY 14...THE RAINFALL OF 1.52 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.74 INCHES SET
IN 1998.

JANUARY 15...THE RAINFALL OF 0.60 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.52 INCHES SET
IN 1997.

JANUARY 31...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 28 DEGREES WAS THE LOWEST
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE YEAR.

FEBRUARY...IT WAS THE FIFTH TIME IN THE LAST SIX YEARS THAT FEBRUARY
WAS BELOW NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. THE 16 DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES
AT OR BELOW FREEZING WERE THE MOST FOR FEBRUARY SINCE 1982 AND FOR
ANY MONTH SINCE JANUARY 2003. IT WAS THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR THAT
FEBRUARY WAS BELOW NORMAL ON RAINFALL AND THE 9TH TO DRIEST FEBRUARY
SINCE 1978.

FEBRUARY 1...THE SNOWFALL OF 1.5 INCHES WAS THE MOST SNOWFALL ON ANY
DAY DURING THE YEAR.

FEBRUARY 6...THE RANGE OF 37 DEGREES BETWEEN THE HIGH AND LOW
TEMPERATURES (65/28) WAS THE LARGEST RANGE BETWEEN A HIGH AND LOW
TEMPERATURE FOR A DAY DURING THE YEAR.

FEBRUARY 14...THE LOW OF 24 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1981.

FEBRUARY 15...THE LOW OF 22 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1986. THE HIGH OF 32 DEGREES
BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE LOWEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE.
THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 34 DEGREES SET IN 1978. THE TRACE OF
SNOWFALL WAS THE LAST OCCURRENCE OF SNOW FOR THE SEASON. IT WAS ALSO
THE LAST TIME FOR THE SEASON THAT THE TEMPERATURE DID NOT RISE ABOVE
FREEZING.

FEBRUARY 16...THE LOW OF 16 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 19 DEGREES SET IN 1980. IT WAS
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE OF THE YEAR AND THE LAST TIME THE TEMPERATURE
WAS BELOW 20 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 38
DEGREES WAS THE LAST HIGH TEMPERATURE BELOW 40 DEGREES FOR THE
SEASON.

FEBRUARY 20...THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR
THE HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD
WAS 54 DEGREES SET IN 1994 AND TIED IN 1997. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF
74 DEGREES WAS THE FIRST TIME THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 70 DEGREES FOR
THE YEAR.

FEBRUARY 21...THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 55 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR
THE HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD
WAS 53 DEGREES SET IN 1981.

FEBRUARY 24...THE RAINFALL OF 1.47 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 1.17 INCHES SET
IN 1979.

MARCH...IT WAS THE WARMEST AND DRIEST MARCH ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 62.2 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 59.6
DEGREES SET IN 2004. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 72.1 DEGREES
BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 69.4 DEGREES SET IN 2004. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE OF 52.2 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 50.0
DEGREES SET IN 2004. THE 5 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 80 DEGREES
OR HIGHER WAS THE MOST FOR MARCH SINCE 1998. THE 22 DAYS WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES OF 70 DEGREES OR HIGHER WAS THE MOST EVER FOR MARCH.
THE PREVIOUS HIGH WAS 15 DAYS IN 1986...1991...AND 2004. THE 11 DAYS
WITH LOW TEMPERATURES OF 60 DEGREES OR HIGHER WAS THE MOST EVER FOR
MARCH. THE PREVIOUS HIGH WAS 6 DAYS IN 1982. THE 1.61 INCHES OF
RAINFALL BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD LOW OF 1.79 INCHES SET IN
2003.

MARCH 14...THE LOW OF 60 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN
1989.

MARCH 21...THE LOW OF 62 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN
1991.

MARCH 22...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES WAS THE FIRST TIME THE
TEMPERATURE REACHED 80 DEGREES FOR THE YEAR.

MARCH 23...THE LOW OF 63 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN
1995.

MARCH 24...THE HIGH OF 83 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 80 DEGREES SET IN 2000 AND
TIED IN 2003.

MARCH 29...THE HIGH OF 84 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 83 DEGREES SET IN 1993 AND
TIED IN 2002.

MARCH 30...THE HIGH OF 84 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 83 DEGREES SET IN 1978 AND
TIED IN 1998.

MARCH 31...THE RAINFALL OF 0.71 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE MOST
RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.62 INCHES SET IN
1998.

APRIL...IT WAS THE COOLEST APRIL SINCE 1997 AND THE FIRST TIME SINCE
THEN THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL WAS BELOW 60.0 DEGREES. IT
WAS THE 5TH TO COOLEST APRIL ON RECORD SINCE 1978 AND THE FIRST TIME
APRIL WAS COOLER THAN MARCH. IT WAS THE SECLOND TIME IN THE LAST
THREE YEARS FOR APRIL TO BE BELOW NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. THE AVERAGE
HIGH AND AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES FOR APRIL WERE EACH THE COOLEST
FOR APRIL SINCE 1997 AND WERE BELOW 70.0 AND 50.0 DEGREES
RESPECTIVELY FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE THEN. THE 7 DAYS WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES BELOW 60 DEGREES WAS THE MOST FOR APRIL SINCE 1993 AND
THE 3 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES BELOW 50 DEGREES WERE THE MOST FOR
APRIL SINCE 1983. THE 5 DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES BELOW 40 DEGREES
WERE THE MOST FOR APRIL SINCE 1983. THE TEMPERATURE REACHED FREEZING
IN APRIL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1987. IT WAS THE 6TH TIME IN THE
LAST 8 YEARS THAT APRIL WAS BELOW NORMAL ON RAINFALL.

APRIL 7...THE LOW OF 30 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR
THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 32 DEGREES SET IN 1982. IT ALSO
TIED THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL WHICH WAS
FIRST SET ON APRIL 6 1982. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 47 DEGREES BROKE
THE RECORD FOR THE LOWEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE
PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 49 DEGREES SET IN 1982.

APRIL 8...THE LOW OF 30 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR
THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 37 DEGREES SET IN 1982. IT TIED
THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL THAT WAS FIRST SET
ON APRIL 6 1982 AND TIED ON APRIL 7 2007. IT WAS THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE EVER FOR EASTER. THAT PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 34 DEGREES SET
ON MARCH 26 1978. THE HIGH OF 49 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE
LOWEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1983.
IT WAS THE LAST FREEZE OF THE SEASON. IT WAS THE LATEST FREEZE SINCE
1983 AND THE SECOND TO LATEST DATE FOR A FREEZE SINVE
1978.

APRIL 14...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 49 DEGREES WAS THE LAST HIGH
TEMPERATURE BELOW BOTH 50 AND 60 DEGREES FOR THE
SEASON.

APRIL 15...THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 39 DEGREES WAS THE LAST
TEMPERATURE BELOW 40 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON.

APRIL 26...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 66 DEGREES WAS THE LAST HIGH
TEMPERATURE BELOW 70 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON.

MAY...IT WAS THE WARMEST MAY SINCE 2004 AND THE 10TH STRAIGHT YEAR
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MAY WAS 70.0 DEGREES OR HIGHER. IT WAS
THE 9TH TO WARMEST MAY SINCE 1978 AND THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR THAT
MAY WAS ABOVE NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. IT WAS THE FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS 80.0 DEGREES OR HIGHER. IT WAS THE
8TH STRAIGHT YEAR THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 90 DEGREES DURING MAY. IT
WAS THE THIRD TO DRIEST MAY ON RECORD SINCE 1978. IT WAS THE 7TH
STRAIGHT YEAR THAT MAY WAS BELOW NORMAL ON RAINFALL. IT WAS THE
SECOND TIME SINCE 1988 THAT THERE WAS LESS THAN TWO INCHES OF RAIN
DURING MAY.

MAY 5...THE LOW OF 69 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 67 DEGREES
SET IN 1996.

MAY 6...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 90 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 88 DEGREES SET IN
2002. IT WAS THE FIRST 90 DEGREE TEMPERATURE FOR THE YEAR. THE LOW
OF 70 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 69 DEGREES SET IN 1998 AND
TIED IN 2002.

MAY 7...THE HIGH OF 89 DEGREES TIEDE THE RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR
THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 2002.

MAY 20...THE LOW OF 52 DEGREES WAS THE LAST TIME THE TEMPERATURE WAS
BELOW 60 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON.

JUNE...IT WAS THE 7TH TO WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD SINCE 1978 AND THE
THIRD OUT OF THE LAST FOUR YEARS THAT JUNE AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL ON
TEMPERATURE. THERE WERE NO HIGH TEMPERATURES BELOW 80 DEGREES DURING
JUNE FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2004. THE 22 DAYS WITH LOW
TEMPERATURES OF 70 DEGREES OR HIGHER WERE THE MOST FOR JUNE SINCE
2002. IT WAS THE DRIEST JUNE SINCE 1990 AND THE 4TH TO DRIEST JUNE
ON RECORD SINCE 1978. IT WAS THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR THAT JUNE WAS
BELOW NORMAL ON RAINFALL AND RAINFALL WAS BELOW TWO INCHES. THE 8
DAYS OF MEASURABLE RAINFALL WAS THE MOST FOR JUNE SINCE
2004.

JULY...IT WAS THE THIRD TO COOLEST JULY ON RECORD SINCE 1978 AND THE
COOLEST JULY SINCE 1994. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1994 THAT THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS LESS THAN 80.0 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE THIRD TO COOLEST ON RECORD SINCE 1978 AND THE
FIRST TIME SINCE 1996 THAT THE AVERAGE HIGH FOR JULY WAS BELOW 90.0
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE 5TH TO COOLEST ON
RECORD SINCE 1978. THE 11 DAYS OF 90 DEGREE WEATHER WERE THE FEWEST
FOR JULY SINCE 1989. THE 11 DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES BELOW 70
DEGREES WERE THE MOST FOR JULY SINCE 1994. THERE WERE NO DAYS THAT
TEMPERATURES AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL DURING THE MONTH. IT WAS THE
WETTEST JULY SINCE 1988 AND THE SECOND TO WETTEST JULY ON RECORD
SINCE 1978. IT WAS THE THIRD TIME THAT THERE WAS AT LEAST 7 INCHES
OF RAINFALL DURING JULY.

JULY 9...THE 3.26 INCHES OF RAIN BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE MOST
RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.50 INCHES SET IN
2006. IT WAS THE SECOND TO MOST RAINFALL IN ONE DAY EVER RECORDED
DURING JULY EXCEEDED ONLY BY 3.58 INCHES ON JULY 12 1988. IT WAS THE
MOST RAINFALL ON ONE DAY DURING THE YEAR.

JULY 10...THE 1.13 INCHES OF RAINFALL BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE MOST
RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.39 INCHES SET IN
1998.

JULY 13...THE HIGH OF 76 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE LOWEST
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 80 DEGREES
SET IN 1994.

JULY 22...THE LOW OF 65 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR
THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1988.

JULY 23...THE LOW OF 65 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR
THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 66 DEGREES SET IN 2000.

JULY 24...THE LOW OF 66 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE FOR
THE DATE THAT WAS FIRST SET IN 2000.

AUGUST...IT WAS THE SECOND TO HOTTEST AUGUST ON RECORD SINCE 1978
AND THE HOTTEST AUGUST SINCE 2000. IT WAS THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR
AND 9TH OUT OF THE LAST 10 THAT AUGUST WERE ABOVE NORMAL ON
TEMPERATURE. IT WAS THE HOTTEST MONTH OVERALL SINCE AUGUST 2000.
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE HOTTEST FOR AUGUST SINCE 2000
AND THE THIRD TO HIGHEST ON RECORD SINCE 1978 AND THE HOTTEST FOR
ANY MONTH SINCE AUGUST 2000. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE
SECOND TO WARMEST ON RECORD SINCE 1978 AND THE WARMEST FOR AUGUST OR
ANY MONTH SINCE AUGUST 2000. THE 30 DAYS OF 90 DEGREE WEATHER WERE
THE MOST FOR AUGUST OR ANY MONTH SINCE AUGUST 2000 AS WERE THE 10
DAYS OF 100 DEGREE WEATHER AND 3 DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES OF 80
DEGREES OR HIGHER. TEMPERATURES AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL ON ALL 31 DAYS
OF THE MONTH. IT WAS THE DRIEST AUGUST AND DRIEST MONTH ON RECORD
SINCE 1978. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.07 INCHES IN AUGUST 1980 FOR
EACH. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2004 THAT AUGUST WAS BELOW NORMAL
ON RAINFALL.

AUGUST 9...THE HIGH OF 101 DEGREES WAS THE FIRST TIME THE
TEMPERATURE REACHED 100 DEGREES FOR THE YEAR.

AUGUST 9 THROUGH 16...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED 100 DEGREES OR
HIGHER ON 8 STRAIGHT DAYS. THIS WAS THE MOST CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF 100
DEGREE WEATHER SINCE 11 DAYS IN A ROW FROM AUGUST 25 THROUGH
SEPTEMBER 4 IN 2000.

AUGUST 11...THE LOW OF 78 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1980 AND WAS
TIED IN 1999.

AUGUST 12...THE HIGH OF 105 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 101 DEGREES SET IN
1999. IT WAS THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE OF THE YEAR.

AUGUST 13...THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 80 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR
THE HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD
WAS 78 DEGREES SET IN 1993 AND TIED IN 1995.

AUGUST 14...THE HIGH OF 104 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 100 DEGREES SET IN
1980. THE LOW OF 79 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 76 DEGREES SET IN
1987.

AUGUST 15...THE HIGH OF 104 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 103 DEGREES SET IN
2000. THE LOW OF 77 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1980 AND WAS TIED IN
1981 AND 1993.

AUGUST 16...THE LOW OF 82 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 79 DEGREES
SET IN 2000. IT WAS THE HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF THE
YEAR.

AUGUST 18...THE LOW OF 79 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1995 AND WAS
TIED IN 2003.

AUGUST 28...THE HIGH OF 100 DEGREES WAS THE LAST TIME THE
TEMPERATURE REACHED 100 DEGREES FOR THE YEAR.

SEPTEMBER...IT WAS THE 8TH TO WARMEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD SINCE 1978
AND THE THIRD TIME IN THE LAST FOUR YEARS THAT SEPTEMBER WAS ABOVE
NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. THE 5 DAYS OF HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 90 DEGREES
OR HIGHER WERE THE FEWEST FOR SEPTEMBER SINCE 2003. THERE WERE 2
DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES BELOW 60 DEGREES WHICH WAS THE FEWEST FOR
SEPTEMBER SINCE 2002. IT WAS THE WETTEST SEPTEMBER SINCE 1996 AND
THE 4TH TO WETTEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD SINCE 1978. IT WAS THE FIRST
TIME SINCE 1996 THAT THERE WAS AT LEAST 5 INCHES OF RAIN IN
SEPTEMBER.

SEPTEMBER 5...THE RAINFALL OF 2.98 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.14 INCHES SET
IN 1994.

SEPTEMBER 10...THE RAINFALL OF 1.02 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVOIUS RECORD WAS 0.33 INCHES SET
IN 1990.

SEPTEMBER 15...THE LOW OF 59 DEGREES WAS THE FIRST TEMPERATURE BELOW
60 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON.

SEPTEMBER 23...THE LOW OF 74 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1984.

SEPTEMBER 24...THE LOW OF 74 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
HIGHEST MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 73
DEGREES SET IN 1984.

OCTOBER...IT WAS THE WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE 2004 AND THE FIRST TIME
SINCE THEN OCTOBER WAS ABOVE NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. IT TIED 1984 AS
THE 7TH TO WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD SINCE 1978. THE TEMPERATURE
REACHED 90 DEGREES IN OCTOBER FOR THE THIRD STRAIGHT YEAR. THE 4
DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES BELOW 60 DEGREES WERE THE MOST FOR
OCTOBER SINCE 2002. THE 3 DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES OF 70 DEGREES
OR HIGHER WERE THE MOST EVER FOR OCTOBER SINCE 1978. IT WAS THE
WETTEST OCTOBER SINCE 2004 AND THE 5TH TO WETTEST OCTOBER ON RECORD
SINCE 1978. IT WAS THE THIRD OUT OF THE LAST 4 YEARS THAT OCTOBER
WAS ABOVE NORMAL ON RAINFALL AND THE 6TH TIME SINCE 1978 THAT THERE
WAS AT LEAST 6 INCHES OF RAIN IN OCTOBER.

OCTOBER 1...THE LOW OF 69 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 68 DEGREES
SET IN 2002. THE RAINFALL OF 0.86 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.47 INCHES SET
IN 1995.

OCTOBER 5...THE LOW OF 71 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1998. THE
HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 90 DEGREES WAS THE LAST TIME THE TEMPERATURE
REACHED 90 DEGREES FOR THE YEAR.

OCTOBER 6...THE LOW OF 71 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 68 DEGREES
SET IN 1982.

OCTOBER 7...THE LOW OF 71 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 69 DEGREES
SET IN 1982.

OCTOBER 12...THE LOW OF 49 DEGREES WAS THE FIRST TIME THE
TEMPERATURE DROPPED BELOW 50 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON.

OCTOBER 15...THE RAINFALL OF 1.73 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.52 INCHES SET
IN 1984. THE HIGH OF 65 DEGREES WAS THE FIRST TIME THE HIGH
TEMPERATURE WAS BELOW 70 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON.

OCTOBER 20...THE HIGH OF 80 DEGREES WAS THE LAST TIME THE
TEMPERATURE REACHED 80 DEGREES FOR THE YEAR. IT WAS THE SECOND
STRAIGHT YEAR THAT THE LAST 80 DEGREE TEMPERATURE OCCURRED IN
OCTOBER.

OCTOBER 23...THE HIGH OF 50 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE LOWEST
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 52 DEGREES
SET IN 1984. IT WAS THE FIRST HIGH TEMPERATURE BELOW 60 DEGREES FOR
THE SEASON.

OCTOBER 25...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 50 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR
THE LOWEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN
1981.

NOVEMBER...IT WAS THE FIFTH STRAIGHT YEAR THAT NOVEMBER WAS ABOVE
NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. THE TEMPERATURE DID NOT REACH 80 DEGREES IN
NOVEMBER FOR THE SECOND STRAIGHT YEAR. THE 5 DAYS WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES BELOW 50 DEGREES WERE THE MOST FOR NOVEMBER SINCE 1997.
IT WAS THE DRIEST NOVEMBER SINCE 2002 AND THE SECOND OUT OF THE LAST
THREE YEARS THAT NOVEMBER WAS BELOW NORMAL ON PRECIPITATION. IT WAS
THE 9TH TO DRIEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD SINCE 1978.

NOVEMBER 7...THE LOW OF 36 DEGREES WAS THE FIRST TIME THE
TEMPERATURE WAS BELOW 40 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON.

NOVEMBER 12...THE LOW OF 61 DEGREES TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE WHICH WAS FIRST SET IN 1985.

NOVEMBER 19...THE LOW OF 60 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 59 DEGREES
SET IN 1979 AND TIED IN 1991.

NOVEMBER 21...THE RAINFALL OF 1.12 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL ON THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.95 INCHES SET
IN 1979.

NOVEMBER 23...THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 28 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD LOW
TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 31 DEGREES SET IN
1984. IT WAS THE FIRST FREEZE OF THE SEASON. THAT ENDED A FREEZE
FREE PERIOD OF 228 DAYS WHICH WAS THE SHORTEST SINCE 1993. THE HIGH
OF 44 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE LOWEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE
FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 45 DEGREES SET IN 1989. IT WAS
THE FIRST HIGH TEMPERATURE BELOW 50 DEGREES FOR THE
SEASON.

NOVEMBER 24...A TRACE OF SLEET FELL. THIS OFFICIALLY COUNTS AS THE
FIRST SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON. IT ALSO WAS THE FIRST TIME ANY FROZEN
PRECIPITATION FELL ON THIS DATE.

NOVEMBER 25...THE RAINFALL OF 2.18 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 1.57 INCHES SET
IN 1987.

DECEMBER...IT WAS THE 6TH OUT OF THE LAST SEVEN YEARS THAT DECEMBER
WAS ABOVE NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS
ABOVE NORMAL IN DECEMBER FOR THE 7TH STRAIGHT YEAR. IT WAS THE THIRD
STRAIGHT YEAR THAT THERE WERE 2 HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 70 DEGREES OR
HIGHER IN DECEMBER. THE 8 DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 60 DEGREES
OR HIGHER WERE THE FEWEST FOR DECEMBER SINCE 2000. IT WAS THE SECOND
STRAIGHT YEAR THAT DECEMBER WAS ABOVE NORMAL ON RAINFALL AND HAD
MORE THAN 5 INCHES OF RAINFALL. THE 15 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL
WERE THE MOST FOR DECEMBER SINCE 1992 AND IT TIED 1982 AND 1992 FOR
THE MOST DAYS OF MEASURABLE RAINFALL FOR DECEMBER SINCE 1978.

DECEMBER 6...THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 38 DEGREES WAS THE FIRST HIGH
TEMPERATURE BELOW 40 DEGREES FOR THE SEASON.

DECEMBER 9...THE HIGH OF 74 DEGREES BROKE THE RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 70 DEGREES SET IN
1985. IT WAS THE LAST TIME THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 70 DEGREES FOR
THE YEAR.

DECEMBER 10...THE RANGE OF 3 DEGREES BETWEEN THE HIGH AND LOW
TEMPERATURES (46/43) WAS THE SMALLEST RANGE IN TEMPERATURE FOR A DAY
DURING THE YEAR.

DECEMBER 20...THE RAINFALL OF 0.93 INCHES BROKE THE RECORD FOR THE
MOST RAINFALL FOR THE DATE. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 0.53 INCHES SET
IN 1984.

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