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Climate Summary (Aug 2011)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 TO 2011

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             114   08/03/2011
 LOW               52   08/29/1986
                        08/29/1967
                        08/28/1967
HIGHEST           114R  08/03        92      22      107  08/03
LOWEST             67   08/12        71      -4       62  08/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     95.1              92.6     2.5     97.5
AVG. MINIMUM     74.2              72.4     1.8     75.5
MEAN             84.7              82.5     2.2     86.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     26              21.2     4.8       29
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.46   1966
 MINIMUM         0.00   1995
TOTALS           5.60              2.59    3.01     1.48
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.08    0.10     0.05
DAYS >= .01        11               6.4     4.6        6
DAYS >= .10         7                                  3
DAYS >= .50         4                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.90   08/08 TO 08/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
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       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     617               542      75      674
 SINCE 1/1       2218              1801     417     2338

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    59/240    DATE  08/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    77/230    DATE  08/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8

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

&&

...ADDITIONAL DATA FOR LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD FOR AUGUST 2011...

TEMPERATURE
___________

THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WERE THE COOLEST
SINCE 2010. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE 7TH WARMEST ON
RECORD...BUT WAS ACTUALLY COOLER THAN 2010 /3RD WARMEST ON
RECORD/.

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

AT NORMAL........ 4     ABOVE NORMAL.....17     BELOW NORMAL.....10

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE.......114...HOTTEST AUGUST TEMPERATURE SINCE 1936
                                HOTTEST TEMPERATURE SINCE 1986
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE....85...WARMEST IN AUGUST SINCE 1997
                                WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE SINCE 1930
COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE...78...COOLEST AUGUST HIGH TEMPERATURE
                                SINCE AUG 20 2008
COOLEST TEMPERATURE........67

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 110 DEGREES..... 1...TIED 1936 FOR THE MOST ON RECORD
                                       IN AUGUST
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 105 DEGREES..... 4...SAME AS 2010
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES..... 8...FEWEST IN AUGUST SINCE 2009
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE  90 DEGREES.....26...FEWEST IN AUGUST SINCE 2009
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE  80 DEGREES.....30...FEWEST SINCE 2008
HIGHS BELOW 90 DEGREES............ 5...MOST SINCE 2009
HIGHS AT OR BELOW  80 DEGREES..... 1...MOST SINCE 2009

LOWS AT OR ABOVE 85 DEGREES....... 1...MOST EVER RECORDED
LOWS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES....... 4...TIED 2010 FOR MOST ON RECORD
                                       IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST
LOWS AT OR ABOVE 70 DEGREES.......26...FEWEST SINCE 2009
LOWS BELOW 70 DEGREES............. 5...MOST SINCE 2009

NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 105 DEGREES..... 2 FROM THE 2ND-3RD...6TH-7TH
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES..... 8 FROM THE 1ST-8TH.

THIS IS THE 4TH LONGEST SUCH PERIOD ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF
AUGUST. THE LONGEST IN AUGUST WAS 11 DAYS...FROM AUGUST 20TH THROUGH
30TH OF 1983.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
 2ND  HIGH TEMPERATURE          106 IN 2011   106 IN 2010
 3RD  HIGH TEMPERATURE          114 IN 2011   107 IN 2010
      HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    85 IN 2011    79 IN 2010...1987...1980
 4TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    84 IN 2011    81 IN 2010
 5TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    82 IN 2011    81 IN 1888
 6TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE          108 IN 2011   104 IN 1956
      HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    81 IN 2011    80 IN 1888
 7TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE          108 IN 2011   106 IN 1962
31ST  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    77 IN 2011    77 IN 1982...1951...1947

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

RECORD TYPE                        NEW RECORD/DATE    OLD RECORD/DATE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD       114 AUG 03 2011   110 AUG 10 1936
HIGHEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE  99.5 AUG 03 2011  93.0 AUG 04 2010
                                                          AUG 03 2010
HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD    85 AUG 03 2011    92 AUG 11 1997

ALL-TIME TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

RECORD TYPE                        NEW RECORD/DATE    OLD RECORD/DATE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD       114 AUG 03 2011   112 JUL 31 1986
HIGHEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE  99.5 AUG 03 2011  95.5 JUL 31 1986
                                                          JUL 29 1930
HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD    85 AUG 03 2011    83 JUL 29 1930
                                                          JUL 12 1936

THE TEMPERATURES OBSERVED DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF THE MONTH WERE
THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES EVER RECORDED IN AUGUST.

ALL-TIME WARMEST AUGUST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 01. 114 - AUG 03 2011*
 02. 110 - AUG 10 1936
 03. 108 - AUG 07 2011*  AUG 06 2011*  AUG 21 1980  AUG 04 1964

ALL-TIME WARMEST AUGUST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 01. 99.5 - AUG 03 2011*
 02. 94.5 - AUG 06 2011*
 03. 93.0 - AUG 05 2011*  AUG 04 2011*  AUG 04 2010  AUG 03 2010
 04. 92.5 - AUG 02 2011*

ALL-TIME WARMEST AUGUST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

 01. 85 - AUG 03 2011*
 02. 84 - AUG 04 2011*
 03. 82 - AUG 05 2011*  AUG 11 1997
 04. 81 - AUG 06 2011*  AUG 15 2010  AUG 04 2010  AUG 09 1934
          AUG 17 1909   AUG 05 1888  AUG 12 1881

THE TEMPERATURES OBSERVED DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF THE MONTH WERE
ALSO AMONG THE WARMEST EVER RECORDED...

ALL-TIME WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 01. 114 - AUG 03 2011*
 02. 112 - JUL 31 1986
 03. 110 - AUG 10 1936
 04. 109 - AUG 30 2000   JUL 17 1980
 05. 108 - AUG 07 2011*  AUG 06 2011*  AUG 21 1980  AUG 04 1964

ALL-TIME WARMEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 01. 99.5 - AUG 03 2011*
 02. 95.5 - JUL 31 1986   JUL 29 1930
 03. 94.5 - AUG 06 2011*  JUL 12 1930
 04. 94.0 - JUL 13 1980   JUL 11 1930
 05. 93.0 - AUG 05 2011*  AUG 04 2011*  AUG 04 2010  AUG 03 2010

ALL-TIME WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

 01. 85 - AUG 03 2011*
 02. 84 - AUG 04 2011*
 03. 83 - JUL 29 1930   JUL 12 1930
 04. 82 - AUG 05 2011*  JUN 03 1998  AUG 11 1997  JUL 07 1977
          JUN 21 1936
 05. 81 - AUG 06 2011*  AUG 15 2010  AUG 04 2010  JUL 18 2000

RAINFALL
________

MONTHLY RAINFALL......5.80 WETTEST SINCE 2008

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

MEASURABLE RAINFALL......................11 MOST SINCE 2008
RAINFALL OF 1.00 INCHES OR GREATER....... 2 MOST SINCE 2008

OTHER DATA
__________

ON THE 7TH...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM COLLAPSED OVER THE AIRPORT. THE
STORM DROPPED THE TEMPERATURE FROM 108 DEGREES TO 74 DEGREES IN LESS
THAN ONE HOUR...AND PRODUCED A 77 MPH WIND GUST.

THIS 77 MPH WIND GUST WAS THE HIGHEST WIND GUST SINCE 87 MPH ON JUNE
1ST 1999...AND THE 2ND HIGHEST ON RECORD AT LITTLE ROCK.

THIS GUST WAS ALSO THE HIGHEST ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST. THE
PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 64 MPH ON AUGUST 20TH 1993.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2011

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               53   08/29/1986
HIGHEST           111R  08/03        93      18      104  08/03
LOWEST             68   08/12        72      -4       65  08/27
                                                          08/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     94.0              92.0     2.0     95.4
AVG. MINIMUM     74.2              72.0     2.2     75.4
MEAN             84.1              82.0     2.1     85.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     26              20.6     5.4       27
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.43   1991
 MINIMUM         0.01   2007
TOTALS           5.78              2.80    2.98     4.85
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.09    0.10     0.16
DAYS >= .01        13               6.7     6.3        8
DAYS >= .10         9                                  8
DAYS >= .50         4                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.46   08/08 TO 08/09
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV       T              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1           T               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.00      MM     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.0     1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   08/08 TO 08/08                MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     597               527      70      643
 SINCE 1/1       2193              1777     416     2160

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              MM
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/MM     DATE  08/08

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                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...ADDITIONAL DATA FOR NORTH LITTLE ROCK FOR AUGUST 2011...

TEMPERATURE
___________

THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS THE COLEST SINCE 2009. THE AVERAGE LOW WAS THE
COOLEST SINCE 2009...BUT STILL THE 7TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009...BUT THE
10TH WARMEST ON RECORD.

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

AT NORMAL........ 2     ABOVE NORMAL.....19     BELOW NORMAL.....10

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE.......111...HOTTEST TEMPERATURE SINCE 2000
WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE... 86...WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD
COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE...77...COOLEST AUGUST HIGH TEMPERATURE SINCE
                                AUG 20
COOLEST TEMPERATURE........68

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 110 DEGREES..... 1...MOST SINCE 2000
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 105 DEGREES..... 3...MOST SINCE 2000
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES..... 7...SAME AS 2010
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE  90 DEGREES.....26...FEWEST IN AUGUST SINCE 2009
HIGHS AT OR ABOVE  80 DEGREES.....30...FEWEST SINCE 2009
HIGHS BELOW 90 DEGREES............ 5...MOST SINCE 2009
HIGHS AT OR BELOW  80 DEGREES..... 1...MOST SINCE 2009

LOWS AT OR ABOVE 85 DEGREES....... 1...MOST EVER RECORDED
LOWS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES....... 6...MOST SINCE 2000
LOWS AT OR ABOVE 70 DEGREES.......26...FEWEST SINCE 2009
LOWS BELOW 70 DEGREES............. 5...MOST SINCE 2009

NUMBER OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES..... 4 FROM THE 5TH-8TH

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
 1ST  HIGH TEMPERATURE          103 IN 2011   103 IN 2008...1980
 2ND  HIGH TEMPERATURE          105 IN 2011   103 IN 2008...1987
      HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    80 IN 2011    80 IN 2002
 3RD  HIGH TEMPERATURE          111 IN 2011   104 IN 2010...2008
      HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    86 IN 2011    81 IN 1987
 4TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    84 IN 2011    81 IN 2010...2001
 5TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    80 IN 2011    78 IN 2008...2003...2002...
                                                     2000
 6TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE          106 IN 2011   102 IN 2000
      HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    79 IN 2000    82 IN 2011
 7TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE          103 IN 2011   102 IN 2000
      HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    81 IN 2011    81 IN 2000
 8TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE          101 IN 2011   101 IN 2000

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

RECORD TYPE                        NEW RECORD/DATE    OLD RECORD/DATE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD       111 AUG 03 2011   111 AUG 30 2000
HIGHEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE  98.5 AUG 03 2011  96.5 AUG 30 2000
HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD    86 AUG 03 2011    83 AUG 31 2000

ALL-TIME TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...

RECORD TYPE                        NEW RECORD/DATE    OLD RECORD/DATE
HIGHEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD       111 AUG 03 2011   111 AUG 30 2000
HIGHEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE  98.5 AUG 03 2011  96.5 AUG 30 2000
HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD    86 AUG 03 2011    83 JUL 12 2011

THE TEMPERATURES OBSERVED DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF THE MONTH WERE
THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES EVER RECORDED IN AUGUST.

ALL-TIME WARMEST AUGUST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 1. 111 - AUG 03 2011*  AUG 30 2000
 2. 109 - AUG 29 2000
 3. 108 - AUG 31 2000
 4. 106 - AUG 06 2011*  AUG 28 2000   AUG 26 2000   AUG 17 2000
          AUG 16 2000
 5. 105 - AUG 02 2011*  AUG 12 2007   AUG 27 2000   AUG 22 2000

ALL-TIME WARMEST AUGUST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 1. 98.5 - AUG 03 2011*
 2. 96.5 - AUG 30 2000
 3. 96.0 - AUG 29 2000
 4. 95.5 - AUG 31 2000
 5. 94.5 - AUG 28 2000
 6. 94.0 - AUG 06 2011*  AUG 26 2000  AUG 17 2000
 7. 93.5 - AUG 27 2000
 8. 93.0 - AUG 10 2000
 9. 92.5 - AUG 02 2011*

ALL-TIME WARMEST AUGUST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

 1. 86 - AUG 03 2011*
 2. 84 - AUG 04 2011*
 3. 83 - AUG 31 2000   AUG 29 2000  AUG 28 2000
 4. 82 - AUG 06 2011*  AUG 15 2010  AUG 16 2007  AUG 30 2000
         AUG 27 2000   AUG 26 2000  AUG 17 2000  AUG 16 2000

THE TEMPERATURES OBSERVED DURING THE FIRST WEEK OF THE MONTH WERE
ALSO AMONG THE WARMEST EVER RECORDED...

ALL-TIME WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 1. 111 - AUG 03 2011*   AUG 30 2000
 2. 110 - JUL 31 1986
 3. 109 - AUG 29 2000
 4. 108 - AUG 31 2000    JUL 30 1986   JUL 16 1980   JUL 14 1980
          JUL 13 1980
 5. 107 - JUL 15 1980    JUL 11 1980

ALL-TIME WARMEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 1. 98.5 - AUG 03 2011*
 2. 96.5 - AUG 30 2000
 3. 96.0 - AUG 29 2000
 4. 95.5 - AUG 31 2000
 5. 95.0 - JUL 14 1980   JUL 13 1980
 6. 94.5 - AUG 28 2000
 7. 94.0 - AUG 06 2011*  AUG 26 2000  AUG 17 2000  JUL 31 1986
           JUL 30 1986

ALL-TIME WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

 1. 86 - AUG 03 2011*
 2. 84 - AUG 04 2011*
 3. 83 - JUL 12 2011   AUG 31 2000   AUG 29 2000   AUG 28 2000
 4. 82 - AUG 06 2011*  AUG 15 2010   AUG 16 2007   JUL 21 2003
         AUG 30 2000   AUG 27 2000   AUG 26 2000

RAINFALL
________

MONTHLY RAINFALL......5.78 WETTEST SINCE 2008...
                           5TH WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

MEASURABLE RAINFALL......................13 MOST SINCE 2008
RAINFALL OF 1.00 INCHES OR GREATER....... 2 MOST SINCE 2008

OTHER DATA
__________


ON THE 8TH...SMALL HAIL FELL DURING A STRONG THUNDERSTORM...WHICH AMOUNTED
TO A TRACE.

ALSO...A WIND GUST OF 49 MPH WAS RECORDED...WHICH IS THE 8TH HIGHEST MAGNITUDE
WIND GUST ON RECORD AT THE STATION.

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