Climate Data
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Interested in temperature and precipitation numbers in Little Rock and North Little Rock? Check them out on a monthly basis below.
 
Climate Summary (Apr 2013)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   04/20/1987
 LOW               28   04/08/2007
                        04/07/1971
                        04/05/1920
HIGHEST            88   04/16        73      15       86  04/27
                                                          04/26
                                                          04/01
LOWEST             36   04/05        50     -14       45  04/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.9              73.1    -1.2     77.3
AVG. MINIMUM     48.3              51.0    -2.7     55.9
MEAN             60.1              62.1    -2.0     66.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.81   1927
 MINIMUM         0.17   1930
TOTALS           4.33              5.14   -0.81     2.84
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.17   -0.03     0.09
DAYS >= .01         8               9.4    -1.4        6
DAYS >= .10         6                                  4
DAYS >= .50         4                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.5     0.5        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.03   04/18 TO 04/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2003
                        1983
                        1980
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/09/2003 TO 04/09/2003
                        04/19/1983 TO 04/19/1983
                        04/13/1980 TO 04/13/1980
 SNOW DEPTH         T   04/02/1908
                        04/05/1886
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1        10.6               3.5     7.1      2.2
 LIQUID 7/1      1.06                MM      MM     0.22
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     190               144      46       53
 SINCE 7/1       2969              3032     -63     2194
COOLING TOTAL      50                56      -6      109
 SINCE 1/1         58                72     -14      206

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/300    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/300    DATE  04/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     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 ADAMS FIELD FOR APRIL 2013...

.SUMMARY...
THERE WERE PERIODIC WARM SPELLS DURING THE MONTH...AND AT ONE TIME
THE TEMPERATURE CAME WITHIN TWO DEGREES OF 90. HOWEVER...THE BIG
STORY THIS MONTH WAS THE COLDER THAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. SEVERAL
TIMES DURING THE MONTH...TEMPERATURES FELL INTO THE 30S...WHICH WAS
THE MOST IN 17 YEARS. IT WAS ALSO THE FIRST APRIL SINCE 2009 WITH A
BELOW AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2008.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2007...AND THE
20TH COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1997...AND THE 8TH
COLDEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE NORMAL ON 12 DAYS...NORMAL ON ONE DAY...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 17
DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...8...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST
SINCE 2008.
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 50 DEGREES...2...WHICH WAS THE MOST
SINCE 1983.
LOW TEMPERATURES BELOW 40 DEGREES...6...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE
1996.

.DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE.

.RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST APRIL SINCE 2011.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE.

.SNOWFALL...
NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH.

.DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1975 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/20/1987
 LOW               30   04/08/2007
                        04/07/2007
                        04/06/1982
HIGHEST            88   04/16        73      15       87  04/01
LOWEST             37   04/02        53     -16       45  04/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     70.4              72.8    -2.4     75.6
AVG. MINIMUM     49.7              52.8    -3.1     57.7
MEAN             60.1              62.8    -2.7     66.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.01   1991
 MINIMUM         0.66   1987
TOTALS           4.48              4.79   -0.31     2.05
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.16   -0.01     0.07
DAYS >= .01         7               9.6    -2.6        6
DAYS >= .10         7                                  5
DAYS >= .50         3                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.56   04/10 TO 04/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2003
                        1983
                        1980
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/09/2003 TO 04/09/2003
                        04/19/1983 TO 04/19/1983
                        04/13/1980 TO 04/13/1980
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1        10.9               4.4     6.5      2.5
 LIQUID 7/1      1.09              0.50    0.59     0.25
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     193               136      57       56
 SINCE 7/1       2975              2982      -7     2185
COOLING TOTAL      56                70     -14      113
 SINCE 1/1         61                89     -28      230

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/060    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    30/200    DATE  04/26

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     MM

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

&&

...DATA FOR NORTH LITTLE ROCK FOR APRIL 2013...

.SUMMARY...
THERE WERE PERIODIC WARM SPELLS DURING THE MONTH...AND AT ONE TIME
THE TEMPERATURE CAME WITHIN TWO DEGREES OF 90. HOWEVER...THE BIG
STORY THIS MONTH WAS THE COLDER THAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES. SEVERAL
TIMES DURING THE MONTH...TEMPERATURES FELL INTO THE 30S...WHICH WAS
THE MOST IN SEVERAL YEARS. IT WAS ALSO THE FIRST APRIL SINCE 2008
WITH A BELOW AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2007...AND THE
7TH COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2007...AND THE
6TH COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2007...AND THE 6TH
COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES ON THE 17TH TIED SEVERAL DATES FOR THE
3RD WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN APRIL.

THE DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 78.5 DEGREES ON THE 17TH TIED SEVERAL
OTHER DATES FOR THE 5TH WARMEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN
APRIL.

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 47 DEGREES ON THE 3RD AND 4TH TIED APRIL 7TH 2007
FOR THE 5TH COLDEST HIGH TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF APRIL.

THE DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 42.5 DEGREES ON THE 3RD WAS THE 7TH COLDEST
DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF APRIL.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE NORMAL ON 12 DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 18 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...5...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST
SINCE 2009.
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 50 DEGREES...2...WHICH WAS THE MOST
SINCE 2007.
LOW TEMPERATURES BELOW 40 DEGREES...3...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE
2008.

.DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD  PREVIOUS RECORD
 3RD  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    47 IN 2013     51 IN 1987
 4TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    47 IN 2013     49 IN 1993
16TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE           88 IN 2013     85 IN 2006
      HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    69 IN 2013     68 IN 2002
17TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    71 IN 2013     67 IN 1995
24TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    61 IN 2013     66 IN 1997...1988...1983
      LOW TEMPERATURE            40 IN 2013     40 IN 2005
25TH  LOW TEMPERATURE            42 IN 2013     46 IN 1983...1980


.RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST APRIL SINCE 2011.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

DATE    NEW RECORD    PREVIOUS RECORD
10TH   1.56 IN 2013     1.30 IN 1995

.SNOWFALL...
NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH.

.DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE.

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