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 2013)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2013

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            99   08/31        92       7      106  08/04
LOWEST             60   08/16        71     -11       63  08/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.0              92.6    -1.6     93.7
AVG. MINIMUM     71.4              72.4    -1.0     71.5
MEAN             81.2              82.5    -1.3     82.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     24              21.2     2.8       24
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            T   1995
TOTALS           3.56              2.59    0.97     5.72
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.08    0.03     0.18
DAYS >= .01         5               6.4    -1.4       13
DAYS >= .10         4                                  8
DAYS >= .50         2                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.70   08/12 TO 08/13

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   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     509               542     -33      555
 SINCE 1/1       1706              1801     -95     2264

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              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/350    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/350    DATE  08/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

-  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 AUGUST 2013...

.SUMMARY...
AUGUST AT LITTLE ROCK WAS THE COOLEST IN SEVERAL YEARS. THROUGH MOST
OF THE MONTH...DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE RIGHT AT AVERAGE OR ABOVE
AVERAGE. HOWEVER...DURING THE COOLEST PERIOD...FROM THE 13TH THROUGH
20TH...TEMPERATURES WERE AS MUCH AS 10 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW AVERAGE.
THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE DURING THE MONTH WAS 60 DEGREES ON THE
16TH...WHICH WAS THE COOLEST AUGUST TEMPERATURE SINCE 2009...AND THE
HIGH OF 75 ON THE 16TH WAS THE COOLEST AUGUST HIGH TEMPERATURE SINCE
2008.

RAINFALL WAS ABOVE THE MONTHLY AVERAGE...BUT ALL OF IT CAME BEFORE
THE 17TH.

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

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE NORMAL ON 14 DAYS...AT NORMAL ON SIX DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON
11 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...
AT OR ABOVE 90...24...SAME AS 2012
BELOW 70...SEVEN...FEWEST SINCE 2011
BELOW 65...THREE...MOST SINCE 2009

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2009...THERE WERE NO TEMPERATURES AT OR
ABOVE 100 DEGREES...AND THERE WERE NO LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE
80 DEGREES.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE               NEW RECORD   PREVIOUS RECORD
16TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE   75 IN 2013     77 IN 1964

.RAINFALL...
THOUGH RAINFALL WAS SLIGHTLY ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE FOR THE
MONTH...IT WAS STILL THE DRIEST AUGUST SINCE 2010.

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

NONE.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             111   08/03/2011
                        08/30/2000
 LOW               53   08/29/1986
HIGHEST            97   08/31        93       4      102  08/04
                        08/30
LOWEST             59   08/15        72     -13       67  08/21
                                                          08/20
                                                          08/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.4              92.0    -2.6     92.9
AVG. MINIMUM     71.3              72.0    -0.7     72.9
MEAN             80.3              82.0    -1.7     82.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     20              20.6    -0.6       23
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           3.77              2.80    0.97     7.17
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.09    0.03     0.23
DAYS >= .01         7               6.7     0.3       11
DAYS >= .10         4                                  7
DAYS >= .50         3                                  5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.41   08/10 TO 08/10

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     482               527     -45      564
 SINCE 1/1       1636              1777    -141     2342

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              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    16/060    DATE  08/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/060    DATE  08/22

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                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     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 AUGUST 2013...

.SUMMARY...
AUGUST AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK WAS THE COOLEST IN SEVERAL YEARS. THE
MONTH WAS NEARLY EVENLY SPLIT BETWEEN AT OR ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES. HOWEVER...DURING THE
COOLEST PERIOD...WHICH WAS THE 9TH THROUGH THE 20TH...AVERAGE
TEMPERATURES WERE AS MUCH AS 10 TO 15 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

RAINFALL WAS ABOVE THE MONTHLY AVERAGE...AND MOST OF IT FELL BEFORE
THE 15TH.

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

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE NORMAL...12 DAYS
BELOW NORMAL...16 DAYS
NORMAL...3 DAYS

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...
AT OR ABOVE 90...20...FEWEST SINCE 2009
AT OR BELOW 70....8...FEWEST SINCE 2010
AT OR BELOW 60....1...MOST SINCE 2009

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2009...THERE WERE NO HIGH TEMPERATURES AT
OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES...AND NO LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 80.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE               NEW RECORD   PREVIOUS RECORD
15TH  LOW TEMPERATURE           59 IN 2013     59 IN 1992
16TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE   73 IN 2013     76 IN 1992

THE HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 73 DEGREE ON THE 16TH WAS THE COOLEST HIGH
TEMPERATURE IN THE MONTH OF AUGUST SINCE 2008...AND TIED SEVERAL
OTHER DATES FOR THE THIRD COOLEST HIGH TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN THE
MONTH OF AUGUST.

THE DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 67.0 DEGREES ON THE 16TH WAS THE
COOLEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN AUGUST SINCE 1992...AND THE 4TH
COOLEST ON RECORD.

.RAINFALL...
RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS ABOVE AVERAGE...BUT IT WAS STILL THE
DRIEST AUGUST SINCE 2009.

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

DATE    NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
10TH   1.41 IN 2013        0.84 IN 2010

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