Climate Data
Monthly Numbers
Interested in temperature and precipitation numbers in Little Rock and North Little Rock? Check them out on a monthly basis below.
 
Climate Summary (Aug 2012)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2012

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           106   08/04        92      14      114  08/03
LOWEST             63   08/22        71      -8       67  08/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     93.7              92.6     1.1     95.1
AVG. MINIMUM     71.5              72.4    -0.9     74.2
MEAN             82.6              82.5     0.1     84.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     24              21.2     2.8       26
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           5.72              2.59    3.13     5.60
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.08    0.10     0.18
DAYS >= .01        13               6.4     6.6       11
DAYS >= .10         8                                  7
DAYS >= .50         4                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.82   08/30 TO 08/31

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     555               542      13      617
 SINCE 1/1       2264              1801     463     2218

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/300    DATE  08/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/300    DATE  08/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

-  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 2012...

.SUMMARY...
AUGUST BEGAN RATHER WARM...BUT BY THE SECOND WEEK TEMPERATURES BEGAN
A DOWNWARD TREND. THE MONTH ENDED UP 4.7 DEGREES COOLER THAN JULY.
THE MONTH HAD THE SMALLEST DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL SINCE OCTOBER OF
2011.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE COOLEST
SINCE 2009.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE...
BELOW NORMAL ON 13 DAYS...AT NORMAL ON TWO DAYS...AND ABOVE NORMAL
ON 16 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 105 DEGREES...1...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 2009.

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES...7...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 2009.

LOWS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...1...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 2009.


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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
28TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    78 IN 2012    78 IN 1954

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

RECORD TYPE                          NEW RECORD
4TH HIGHEST AUGUST LOW TEMPERATURE  81 08/03/2011

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE WETTEST AUGUST SINCE 2008...AND THE 18TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

THE 2.13 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL ON AUGUST 30TH WAS THE MOST DAILY
RAINFALL IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST SINCE 2005.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1975 TO 2012

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             111   08/03/2011
                        08/30/2000
 LOW               53   08/29/1986
HIGHEST           102   08/04        93       9      111  08/03
LOWEST             67   08/21        72      -5       68  08/12
                        08/20
                        08/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.9              92.0     0.9     94.0
AVG. MINIMUM     72.9              72.0     0.9     74.2
MEAN             82.9              82.0     0.9     84.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     23              20.6     2.4       26
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           7.17              2.80    4.37     5.78
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.09    0.14     0.19
DAYS >= .01        11               6.7     4.3       13
DAYS >= .10         7                                  9
DAYS >= .50         5                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        4               0.8     3.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.68   08/30 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL     2.33
 (MM/DD(HH))  08/30(13) TO 08/31(08)

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0        T
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0        T
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        1
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     564               527      37      597
 SINCE 1/1       2342              1777     565     2193

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    27/070    DATE  08/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/070    DATE  08/30

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                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

-  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 2012...

.SUMMARY...
AUGUST BEGAN RATHER WARM...BUT BY THE SECOND WEEK TEMPERATURES BEGAN
A DOWNWARD TREND. THE MONTH ENDED UP OVER THREE DEGREES COOLER THAN JULY.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE COOLEST
SINCE 2009.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE...
BELOW NORMAL ON 11 DAYS...AT NORMAL ON THREE DAYS...AND ABOVE NORMAL
ON 17 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 105 DEGREES...0...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 2010.

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES...7...FOR THE THIRD AUGUST IN A ROW.

LOWS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...2...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 2009.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
 4TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE          102 IN 2012   102 IN 2010
 5TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE          101 IN 2012   101 IN 2010...2000

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE WETTEST AUGUST SINCE 1991...AND THE 2ND WETTEST ON RECORD.

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

DATE     NEW RECORD          OLD RECORD
30TH    1.95 IN 2012        1.34 IN 1991
31ST    1.20 IN 2012        0.86 IN 1994

THE 1.95 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL ON THE 30TH WAS THE 10TH HIGHEST DAILY
RAINFALL AMOUNT ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST.

.OTHER INFORMATION...

ON THE 30TH AND 31ST...THE REMNANTS OF HURRICANE ISAAC PASSED OVER
WESTERN ARKANSAS. ON THE 30TH...A SEA-LEVEL PRESSURE OF 29.70 WAS
OBSERVED AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK. THIS MARKED THE LOWEST SEA-LEVEL PRESSURE
ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK. THE PREVIOUS
RECORD WAS 29.74 INCHES...WHICH WAS SET ON AUGUST 29TH 1978.

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