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 (Jan 2011)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              83   01/25/1950
 LOW               -8   01/12/1918
HIGHEST            77   01/29        50      27       70  01/20
LOWEST             13   01/13        31     -18       12  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.7              49.5    -0.8     47.6
AVG. MINIMUM     29.9              30.8    -0.9     30.0
MEAN             39.3              40.1    -0.8     38.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               2.9     1.1        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              18.4    -0.4       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.04   1937
 MINIMUM         0.25   2003
TOTALS           0.94              3.61   -2.67     3.17
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.12   -0.09     0.10
DAYS >= .01         6               9.6    -3.6        9
DAYS >= .10         4                                  6
DAYS >= .50         0                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.66   01/19 TO 01/20
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.4   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   01/17/1893 TO 01/18/1893
 SNOW DEPTH        15   01/21/1918
TOTALS            5.7               2.0     3.7      1.5
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.57              0.20    0.37     0.15
SINCE 7/1         5.7               2.4     3.3      1.5
 LIQUID 7/1      0.57              0.20    0.37     0.15
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       4                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/10
 24 HR TOTAL      5.7   01/09 TO 01/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     789               775      14      804
 SINCE 7/1       1937              1978     -41     2033
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

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    28/290    DATE  01/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/290    DATE  01/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

-  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 JANUARY 2011...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS WARMER THAN LAST YEAR...BUT STILL
COOLER THAN EVERY JANUARY FROM 2004-2009. THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2009. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS
WARMER THAN LAST YEAR...BUT STILL COOLER THAN EVERY JANUARY FROM
2004-2009.

DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE NORMAL ON 14 DAYS...AND BELOW
NORMAL ON 17 DAYS.

THERE WERE FOUR DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 60 DEGREES...
WHICH WERE THE FEWEST SINCE 2007.

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

IT WAS THE DRIEST JANUARY SINCE 2003...AND THE 5TH DRIEST JANUARY ON
RECORD.

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

5.7 INCHES OF SNOW FELL...MAKING IT THE SNOWIEST JANUARY SINCE
2000...AND THE 19TH SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD.

DURING THE MONTH...THERE WERE TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH SNOWFALL ON
THE 9TH AND 10TH. THIS WAS THE MOST CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH MEASURABLE
SNOWFALL SINCE MARCH OF 2008...AND THE 6TH LONGEST SUCH PERIOD ON
RECORD.

THE AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.4 INCHES...WHICH WAS THE
HIGHEST IN JANUARY SINCE 2000...AND THE 11TH HIGHEST AVERAGE JANUARY
SNOW DEPTH ON RECORD.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              81   01/30/2002
 LOW               -6   01/20/1985
HIGHEST            75   01/29        49      26       67  01/20
LOWEST             13   01/12        31     -18       10  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.2              48.2    -1.0     45.9
AVG. MINIMUM     30.8              31.2    -0.4     30.2
MEAN             39.0              40.2    -1.2     38.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               3.6     1.4        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              17.6     1.4       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.55   1999
 MINIMUM         0.31   2003
TOTALS           0.88              3.37   -2.49     2.88
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.11   -0.08     0.09
DAYS >= .01         6               9.6    -3.6        7
DAYS >= .10         4                                  5
DAYS >= .50         0                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.35   01/23 TO 01/23

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           12.4   1988
 24 HR TOTAL     10.5   01/06/1988 TO 01/06/1988
 SNOW DEPTH        12   01/07/1988
TOTALS            5.5               3.0     2.5      1.3
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.55              0.30    0.25     0.13
SINCE 7/1         5.5               3.7     1.8      1.3
 LIQUID 7/1      0.55              0.30    0.25     0.13
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               1.8     2.2        7
DAYS >= 1.0         2                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   01/10
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0   01/09 TO 01/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     795               770      25      828
 SINCE 7/1       1931              1929       2     2115
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        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              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      2

-  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 JANUARY 2011...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS WARMER THAN LAST JANUARY...BUT
STILL COOLER THAN EVERY JANUARY FROM 2002-2009. THE AVERAGE LOW WAS
THE WARMEST SINCE 2008. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS WARMER
THAN LAST JANUARY BUT STILL COOLER THAN EVERY JANUARY FROM
2004-2009.

DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES WERE ABOVE NORMAL ON 13 DAYS...AT NORMAL
ON ONE DAY...AND BELOW NORMAL THE REMAINING 17 DAYS.

THERE WERE THREE DAYS WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 60
DEGREES...WHICH WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 1992.

THERE WERE 19 DAYS WITH LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...
WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2009.

FOR FOUR CONSECUTIVE DAYS...THE 9TH THROUGH THE 12TH...THE
TEMPERATURE WAS AT OR BELOW FREEZING. THIS WAS THE LONGEST SUCH
PERIOD SINCE LATE DECEMBER OF 2000 THROUGH EARLY JANUARY OF 2001...
AND THE 8TH LONGEST PERIOD ON RECORD.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
 9TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    27 IN 2011    28 IN 1978
12TH  LOW TEMPERATURE            13 IN 2011    13 IN 1997...1985
29TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE           75 IN 2011    75 IN 2002

THE HIGH OF 75 ON THE 29TH WAS THE WARMEST JANUARY HIGH TEMPERATURE
SINCE 2002...AND THE 4TH HIGHEST TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IN THE MONTH
OF JANUARY.

IT WAS THE DRIEST JANUARY SINCE 2003...AND THE 3RD DRIEST JANUARY ON
RECORD.

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

5.5 INCHES OF SNOW FELL...MAKING IT THE SNOWIEST JANUARY SINCE
2000...AND THE 6TH SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD.

THE 4.0 INCHES OF SNOW WHICH FELL ON THE 9TH WAS THE 5TH SNOWIEST
DAY IN JANUARY ON RECORD...AND ALSO THE 9TH HIGHEST CALENDAR DAY
SNOWFALL ON RECORD.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE          NEW RECORD           OLD RECORD
 9TH  DAILY SNOWFALL   4.0 INCHES IN 2011     2.5 INCHES IN 1977
10TH  DAILY SNOWFALL   0.1 INCHES IN 2011  T IN 1997...1987...1984
20TH  DAILY SNOWFALL   1.4 INCHES IN 2011     1.3 INCHES IN 1981

THE SNOWFALL ON THE 10TH WAS THE FIRST MEASURABLE SNOWFALL EVER
RECORDED ON JANUARY 10TH SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK IN
1976.

MEASURABLE SNOWFALL OCCURRED ON TWO CONSECUTIVE DAYS DURING THE
MONTH...THE 9TH AND 10TH. THIS WAS THE MOST CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH
MEASURABLE SNOWFALL SINCE LAST FEBRUARY...AND THE 5TH LONGEST SUCH
PERIOD ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE SNOW DEPTH FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.4 INCHES...WHICH WAS THE
MOST IN JANUARY SINCE 2000...AND THE 5TH HIGHEST AVERAGE JANUARY
SNOW DEPTH ON RECORD.

THERE WERE 5 DAYS WITH SNOW DEPTH AT OR ABOVE ONE INCH...WHICH WAS
THE LONGEST SUCH PERIOD SINCE LAST FEBRUARY...AND THE 8TH LONGEST ON
RECORD.

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