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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
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              87   02/25/1918
 LOW              -12   02/12/1899
HIGHEST            77   02/27        56      21       64  02/20
LOWEST             10   02/11        35     -25       21  02/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.0              55.6     1.4     46.7
AVG. MINIMUM     35.3              34.8     0.5     29.8
MEAN             46.2              45.2     1.0     38.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               1.3     2.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              11.2     0.8       20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.74   1882
 MINIMUM         0.51   1947
TOTALS           4.04              3.33    0.71     4.34
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.12    0.02     0.16
DAYS >= .01        10               8.3     1.7        6
DAYS >= .10         6                                  5
DAYS >= .50         2                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.12   02/01 TO 02/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.6   1921
 24 HR TOTAL      8.5   02/23/1966 TO 02/23/1966
 SNOW DEPTH         9   02/19/1921
TOTALS            8.9               1.3     7.6      7.2
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.89              0.10    0.79     0.72
SINCE 7/1        14.6               3.7    10.9      8.7
 LIQUID 7/1      1.46              0.40    1.06     0.87
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       6                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= 1.0         2                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   02/10
 24 HR TOTAL      5.9   02/09 TO 02/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     522               563     -41      739
 SINCE 7/1       2459              2541     -82     2772
COOLING TOTAL       1                 0       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 0       1        0

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              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  02/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/060    DATE  02/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      6

-  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 FEBRUARY 2011...

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

DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE NORMAL ON 15 DAYS...AND BELOW
NORMAL ON 13 DAYS.

THERE WERE NINE DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 70 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 1999. THERE WERE FOUR DAYS WITH HIGHS AT OR
BELOW FREEZING...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 1996.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 10 DEGREES ON THE 11TH WAS THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURE IN FEBRUARY AT LITTLE ROCK SINCE FEBRUARY 4TH 1996...
WHEN THE MERCURY FELL TO 5 DEGREES.

THERE WERE NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE
MONTH.

IT WAS THE DRIEST FEBRUARY SINCE 2009...BUT RAINFALL WAS STILL ABOVE
AVERAGE...AND AMOUNTED TO MORE THAN EACH FEBRUARY FROM 2005 THROUGH
2009.

THERE WERE NO DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE
MONTH.

8.9 INCHES OF SNOW FELL...MAKING IT THE SNOWIEST FEBRUARY SINCE
1979...AND THE 6TH SNOWIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.5 INCHES...AS WAS THE
CASE IN FEBRUARY 2010. THIS TIED FEBRUARY 1895 AND 2010 FOR THE 5TH
HIGHEST AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.

DATE  RECORD TYPE          NEW RECORD           OLD RECORD
 4TH  DAILY SNOWFALL   2.1 INCHES IN 2011   0.1 INCHES IN 1907...1906
 9TH  DAILY SNOWFALL   5.9 INCHES IN 2011   0.7 INCHES IN 1994
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2011...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
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              83   02/20/1986
 LOW                4   02/04/1996
HIGHEST            74   02/27        55      19       61  02/20
                        02/24
LOWEST             12   02/10        36     -24       20  02/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.7              53.5     2.2     44.9
AVG. MINIMUM     36.0              35.7     0.3     30.3
MEAN             45.9              45.6     0.3     37.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               1.8     3.2        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     10              10.4    -0.4       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.02   1989
 MINIMUM         0.89   1980
TOTALS           4.49              3.27    1.22     3.89
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.12    0.04     0.14
DAYS >= .01        11               8.6     2.4        6
DAYS >= .10         6                                  5
DAYS >= .50         2                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.00   02/01 TO 02/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.6   1979
 24 HR TOTAL      6.7   02/06/1979 TO 02/06/1979
 SNOW DEPTH         9   02/08/1979
TOTALS           10.2               1.9     8.3      5.4
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.02              0.20    0.82     0.54
SINCE 7/1        15.7               5.6    10.1      6.7
 LIQUID 7/1      1.57              0.50    1.07     0.67
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE       8               1.4     6.6        7
DAYS >= 1.0         3                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   02/10
 24 HR TOTAL      6.2   02/09 TO 02/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     531               549     -18      760
 SINCE 7/1       2462              2478     -16     2875
COOLING TOTAL       2                 0       2        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 0       2        0

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              MM
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    MM        DATE   MM

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              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      2
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

&&

   THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WERE ALL WARMER
THAN LAST YEAR.

DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE NORMAL ON 15 DAYS...AT NORMAL
ON ONE DAY...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 12 DAYS.

THERE WERE EIGHT DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 70
DEGREES...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2000. THERE WERE FIVE DAYS WITH
HIGHS AT OR BELOW FREEZING...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 1985.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 12 DEGREES ON THE 10TH WAS THE COLDEST
FEBRUARY TEMPERATURE AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK SINCE FEBRUARY 4TH 1996...WHEN
THE TEMPERATURE FELL TO 4 DEGREES. THE 12 DEGREE LOW ON THE 10TH WAS
ALSO THE 6TH COLDEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK
DURING THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.

THE LOWS OF 59 DEGREES ON THE 27TH AND 17TH WERE THE WARMEST
FEBRUARY LOW TEMPERATURES SINCE 2008...AND THE 5TH HIGHEST LOW
TEMPERATURES ON RECORD IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
 9TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    28 IN 2011    29 IN 1979
10TH  LOW TEMPERATURE            12 IN 2011    13 IN 1979
14TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE           73 IN 2011    71 IN 1990
16TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    56 IN 2011    55 IN 1982
27TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    59 IN 2011    57 IN 1981

IT WAS THE WETTEST FEBRUARY SINCE 2003...AND THE 9TH WETTEST
FEBRUARY ON RECORD.

THE FOLLOWING DAILY RAINFALL RECORD WAS BROKEN DURING THE MONTH

DATE  RECORD TYPE           NEW RECORD             OLD RECORD
 1ST DAILY RAINFALL     2.00 INCHES IN 2011    1.02 INCHES IN 1981

THE 2.00 INCHES OF RAINFALL ON THE 1ST WAS THE HIGHEST DAILY
RAINFALL TOTAL IN FEBRUARY SINCE 2011...AND THE 5TH HIGHEST FEBRUARY
CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL ON RECORD.

IT WAS THE SNOWIEST FEBRUARY SINCE 1979...AND THE 2ND SNOWIEST ON
RECORD. IT WAS ALSO THE SNOWIEST MONTH SINCE JANUARY 1988...AND THE
3RD SNOWIEST MONTH ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.6 INCHES...WHICH WAS THE
HIGHEST IN FEBRUARY SINCE 1985...AND THE HIGHEST IN ANY MONTH SINCE
JANUARY 2000.

FROM FEBRUARY 1ST THROUGH 5TH...SNOW FELL EACH DAY. THIS TIED THE
RECORD FOR THE LONGEST PERIOD OF CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH ANY
SNOWFALL...MEASURABLE OR NOT...EVER RECORDED AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK.
THE RECORD WAS ORIGINALLY SET FROM DECEMBER 19TH THROUGH 23RD OF
1983...AND TIED DECEMBER 19 THROUGH 23RD OF 1995.

THE FOLLOWING DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS WERE TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE
MONTH...

DATE  RECORD TYPE          NEW RECORD           OLD RECORD
 4TH  DAILY SNOWFALL   1.9 INCHES IN 2011     0.6 INCHES IN 1985
 9TH  DAILY SNOWFALL   6.2 INCHES IN 2011     1.2 INCHES IN 2003

THE 6.2 INCHES OF SNOW THAT FELL ON FEBRUARY 9TH WAS THE MOST SNOW
IN ONE DAY IN FEBRUARY SINCE 1979...AND THE 2ND HIGHEST FEBRUARY
CALENDAR DAY SNOWFALL ON RECORD. THIS ALSO MARKED THE 4TH HIGHEST
CALENDAR DAY SNOWFALL ON RECORD...AND THE 5TH HIGHEST 24-HOUR
SNOWFALL AMOUNT ON RECORD.

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