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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1875 TO 2013

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            71   02/10        56      15       82  02/29
                                                          02/23
LOWEST             23   02/01        35     -12       20  02/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.9              55.1    -1.2     59.1
AVG. MINIMUM     35.8              34.5     1.3     39.5
MEAN             44.8              44.8     0.0     49.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      9              11.4    -2.4        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.74   1882
 MINIMUM         0.51   1947
TOTALS           4.75              3.66    1.09     4.53
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.13    0.04     0.16
DAYS >= .01        13               9.1     3.9        9
DAYS >= .10         7                                  8
DAYS >= .50         3                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.1     0.9        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.46   02/25 TO 02/26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.6   1921
 24 HR TOTAL     11.2   02/18/1921 TO 02/19/1921
 SNOW DEPTH         9   02/19/1921
TOTALS              T               1.3    -1.3      0.6
 LIQUID EQUIV       T              0.10   -0.10     0.06
SINCE 7/1        10.6               3.1     7.5      2.2
 LIQUID 7/1      1.06                MM      MM     0.22
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               0.6     2.4        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   02/20 TO 02/20
                        02/18 TO 02/18
                        02/12 TO 02/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     557               567     -10      450
 SINCE 7/1       2286              2513    -227     2034
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        3
 SINCE 1/1          5                 2       3        3

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/270    DATE  02/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  02/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      2
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      0

-  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 FEBRUARY 2013...

.SUMMARY...
EVEN THROUGH THERE WERE SEVERAL PERIODS DURING THE MONTH WHERE
TEMPERATURES WERE WARMER THAN NORMAL...THE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE
NEVER MANAGED TO GET HIGHER THAN 71...WHICH IS RELATIVELY RARE FOR
FEBRUARY. IN FACT...IT IS THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2010 THIS HAS
HAPPENED. THIS WAS DURING THE WARMEST PERIOD OF THE MONTH...FROM THE
5TH THROUGH THE 11TH...WHERE DAILY TEMPERATURES MOSTLY AVERAGED FIVE
TO TEN DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE COLDEST PERIOD OF THE MONTH CAME
DURING WHAT IS...BY AVERAGE...THE WARMEST PERIOD OF THE MONTH.

THERE WERE NINE DAYS WITH FREEZING TEMPERATURES...WHICH WAS THE MOST
SINCE 2011. LAST YEAR...THERE WERE ONLY FOUR SUCH DAYS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2010. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2011. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2010.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
BELOW AVERAGE ON 14 DAYS...AND ABOVE AVERAGE ON 14 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
HIGH TEMPERATURES ABOVE 70 DEGREES...1...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE
2010.
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 40 DEGREES...3...SAME AS 2012.
LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...9...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE
2011.

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST FEBRUARY SINCE 2003.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...
NO MEASURABLE SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH...WHICH WAS THE FIRST TIME
SINCE 2008. SLEET FELL ON TWO DAYS...WITH HAIL ON ONE DAY.

.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 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              83   02/20/1986
 LOW                4   02/04/1996
HIGHEST            69   02/10        55      14       80  02/23
LOWEST             22   02/01        36     -14       21  02/12
                                                          02/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.9              54.3    -2.4     57.8
AVG. MINIMUM     36.8              36.3     0.5     42.1
MEAN             44.3              45.3    -1.0     50.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.1    -1.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               9.3    -1.3        4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.02   1989
 MINIMUM         0.89   1980
TOTALS           5.08              3.66    1.42     3.28
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.13    0.05     0.11
DAYS >= .01        13               9.1     3.9        9
DAYS >= .10         7                                  8
DAYS >= .50         4                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.67   02/21 TO 02/21

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            0.2               1.8    -1.6      0.3
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.02              0.20   -0.18     0.03
SINCE 7/1        10.9               4.0     6.9      2.5
 LIQUID 7/1      1.09              0.50    0.59     0.25
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               1.2     2.8        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   02/21
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   02/20 TO 02/20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     572               553      19      437
 SINCE 7/1       2269              2486    -217     2034
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        6
 SINCE 1/1          2                 2       0        6

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/080    DATE  02/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    28/080    DATE  02/25

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                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      3
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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 FEBRUARY 2013...

.SUMMARY...
EVEN THROUGH THERE WERE SEVERAL PERIODS DURING THE MONTH WHERE
TEMPERATURES WERE WARMER THAN NORMAL...THE DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE
NEVER MANAGED TO GET HIGHER THAN 69 DEGREES...WHICH IS RELATIVELY
RARE FOR FEBRUARY. IN FACT...IT IS THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2010 THIS
HAS HAPPENED...AND ONLY THE 6TH SUCH TIME SINCE RECORDS BEGAN. THIS
WAS DURING THE WARMEST PERIOD OF THE MONTH...FROM THE 5TH THROUGH
THE 11TH...WHERE DAILY TEMPERATURES MOSTLY AVERAGED FIVE TO TEN
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE COLDEST PERIOD OF THE MONTH CAME DURING
WHAT IS...BY AVERAGE...THE WARMEST PERIOD OF THE MONTH...THE LAST
TEN DAYS.

THERE WERE EIGHT DAYS WITH FREEZING TEMPERATURES...WHICH WAS THE
MOST SINCE 2011. LAST YEAR...THERE WERE ONLY FOUR SUCH DAYS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2010. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2011. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2010.

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

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
HIGH TEMPERATURES ABOVE 70 DEGREES...0...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE
2010.
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 40 DEGREES...2...SAME AS 2012.
LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...8...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE
2011.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
21ST  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    34 IN 2013      34 IN 2008...1978

.RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST FEBRUARY SINCE 2003...AND THE 7TH WETTEST
FEBRUARY ON RECORD.

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

DATE     NEW RECORD      PREVIOUS RECORD
21ST    1.67 IN 2013       0.94 IN 1976
25TH    1.01 IN 2013       0.82 IN 1993

.SNOWFALL...
0.2 INCHES OF SLEET FELL...WHICH IS THE LEAST AMOUNT OF SNOWFALL IN THE
MONTH OF FEBRUARY SINCE 2008.

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

DATE    NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
12TH  TRACE IN 2013    TRACE IN 1997...1982
20TH    0.2 IN 2013        0.1 IN 1978
21ST  TRACE IN 2013    TRACE IN 1978

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