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 2012)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 TO 2012

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            82   02/29        56      26       77  02/27
                        02/23
LOWEST             20   02/12        35     -15       10  02/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.1              55.1     4.0     57.0
AVG. MINIMUM     39.5              34.5     5.0     35.3
MEAN             49.3              44.8     4.5     46.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        4
DAYS MIN <= 32      4              11.4    -7.4       12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.74   1882
 MINIMUM         0.51   1947
TOTALS           4.53              3.66    0.87     4.04
DAILY AVG.       0.16                MM      MM     0.14
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1       10
DAYS >= .10         8                                  6
DAYS >= .50         4                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.1     0.9        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.63   02/03 TO 02/04

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            0.6               1.3    -0.7      8.9
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.06              0.10   -0.04     0.89
SINCE 7/1         2.2               3.1    -0.9     14.6
 LIQUID 7/1      0.22                MM      MM     1.46
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.6     0.4        6
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   02/13 TO 02/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     450               567    -117      522
 SINCE 7/1       2034              2529    -495     2459
COOLING TOTAL       3                 1       2        1
 SINCE 1/1          3                 2       1        1

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              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/290    DATE  02/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/270    DATE  02/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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 2012...

TEMPERATURE
___________

AVERAGE MONTHLY HIGH....WARMEST SINCE 2009
AVERAGE MONTHLY LOW.....WARMEST SINCE 2005
AVERAGE MONTHLY.........WARMEST SINCE 2005

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

AT NORMAL........3     ABOVE NORMAL.....21     BELOW NORMAL.....5

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE........82 ON THE 29TH...23RD
LOWEST TEMPERATURE.........20 ON THE 12TH

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES....2...MOST SINCE 1986
LOWS AT OR BELOW FREEZING...... 4...FEWEST SINCE 2005

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
23RD  HIGH TEMPERATURE           82 IN 2012    82 IN 1982
29TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE           82 IN 2012    78 IN 1932

RAINFALL
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MONTHLY RAINFALL......WETTEST SINCE 2003.

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

NONE.

SNOWFALL
________

MONTHLY SNOWFALL...LEAST SINCE 2009.

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 FEBRUARY 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              83   02/20/1986
 LOW                4   02/04/1996
HIGHEST            80   02/23        55      25       74  02/27
                                                          02/24
LOWEST             21   02/12        36     -15       12  02/10
                        02/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.8              54.3     3.5     55.7
AVG. MINIMUM     42.1              36.3     5.8     36.0
MEAN             50.0              45.3     4.7     45.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.1    -1.1        5
DAYS MIN <= 32      4               9.3    -5.3       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.02   1989
 MINIMUM         0.89   1980
TOTALS           3.28              3.66   -0.38     4.49
DAILY AVG.       0.11                MM      MM     0.16
DAYS >= .01         9               9.1    -0.1       11
DAYS >= .10         8                                  6
DAYS >= .50         3                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.44   02/03 TO 02/04

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            0.3               1.8    -1.5     10.2
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.03              0.20   -0.17     1.02
SINCE 7/1         2.5               4.0    -1.5     15.7
 LIQUID 7/1      0.25              0.50   -0.25     1.57
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               1.2    -0.2        8
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.3   02/13 TO 02/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     437               553    -116      531
 SINCE 7/1       2034              2502    -468     2462
COOLING TOTAL       6                 1       5        2
 SINCE 1/1          6                 2       4        2

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST      02/10             11/13
LATEST                          03/19
.................................................

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              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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 FEBRUARY 2012...

TEMPERATURE
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AVERAGE MONTHLY HIGH....WARMEST SINCE 1992
AVERAGE MONTHLY LOW.....WARMEST SINCE 1976...WARMEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE MONTHLY.........WARMEST SINCE 2000

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

AT NORMAL........3     ABOVE NORMAL.....20     BELOW NORMAL.....6

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE........80 ON THE 23RD
LOWEST TEMPERATURE.........21 ON THE 11TH...12TH

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES....1...MOST SINCE 1996
LOWS AT OR BELOW FREEZING.......4...FEWEST SINCE 2005

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
23RD  HIGH TEMPERATURE           80 IN 2012    80 IN 1992
28TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    61 IN 2012    51 IN 2012
29TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE           78 IN 2012    73 IN 2000
      HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    57 IN 2012    50 IN 2000

RAINFALL
________

MONTHLY RAINFALL......WETTEST SINCE 2010.

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

DATE        OLD RECORD         NEW RECORD
 4TH       0.80 IN 2004       0.87 IN 2012

SNOWFALL
________

MONTHLY SNOWFALL...LEAST SINCE 2008.

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

NONE.

ADDITIONAL DATA
_______________

ON THE 23RD...THE SEA-LEVEL PRESSURE FELL TO 29.31 INCHES OF MERCURY.
THIS TIED THE ALL-TIME RECORD LOW SEA-LEVEL PRESSURE FOR THE MONTH OF
FEBRUARY AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK. THE RECORD WAS ORIGINALLY SET ON
FEBRUARY 28TH 1987.

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