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 2012)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   01/25/1950
 LOW               -8   01/12/1918
HIGHEST            71   01/17        50      21       77  01/29
                        01/06
LOWEST             22   01/03        31      -9       13  01/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.7              50.5     7.2     48.7
AVG. MINIMUM     35.2              31.2     4.0     29.9
MEAN             46.5              40.8     5.7     39.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.7    -1.7        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              17.3    -4.3       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.04   1937
 MINIMUM         0.25   2003
TOTALS           2.06              3.55   -1.49     0.94
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04     0.03
DAYS >= .01         7               8.9    -1.9        6
DAYS >= .10         3                                  4
DAYS >= .50         3                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.74   01/24 TO 01/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.4   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     11.3   01/05/1960 TO 01/05/1960
 SNOW DEPTH        15   01/21/1918
TOTALS            0.0               1.6    -1.6      5.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.20   -0.20     0.57
SINCE 7/1         1.6               1.8    -0.2      5.7
 LIQUID 7/1      0.16                MM      MM     0.57
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.6    -0.6        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   01/31 TO 01/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     569               749    -180      789
 SINCE 7/1       1584              1946    -362     1937
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        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              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/280    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/260    DATE  01/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     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      5
HAZE                      4

-  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 2012...

TEMPERATURE
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AVERAGE MONTHLY HIGH....WARMEST SINCE 2006...8TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
AVERAGE MONTHLY LOW.....WARMEST SINCE 2006
AVERAGE MONTHLY.........WARMEST SINCE 2006

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

AT NORMAL........1     ABOVE NORMAL.....25     BELOW NORMAL.....5

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE........71 ON THE 17TH  6TH
LOWEST TEMPERATURE.........22 ON THE  3RD

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 70 DEGREES....3...MOST SINCE 2008
LOWS AT OR BELOW FREEZING......13...FEWEST SINCE 2006

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
16TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    57 IN 2012    57 IN 1928...1900

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

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

NONE.

SNOWFALL
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NO SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH. THIS WAS THE FIRST JANUARY SINCE 2005
WITH NO SNOWFALL. THIS WAS ALSO ONLY THE 11TH JANUARY WITH NO SNOW
SINCE COMPLETE SNOWFALL RECORDS BEGAN IN 1879.

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 JANUARY 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              81   01/30/2002
 LOW               -6   01/20/1985
HIGHEST            69   01/17        49      20       75  01/29
LOWEST             24   01/03        31      -7       13  01/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.5              49.5     6.0     47.2
AVG. MINIMUM     37.8              32.7     5.1     30.8
MEAN             46.6              41.1     5.5     39.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               2.0    -2.0        5
DAYS MIN <= 32      7              15.0    -8.0       19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.55   1999
 MINIMUM         0.31   2003
TOTALS           2.60              3.42   -0.82     0.88
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.11   -0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01         9               9.0     0.0        6
DAYS >= .10         3                                  4
DAYS >= .50         3                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.95   01/22 TO 01/22

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              T               1.7    -1.7      5.5
 LIQUID EQUIV       T              0.30   -0.30     0.55
SINCE 7/1         2.2               2.2     0.0      5.5
 LIQUID 7/1      0.22              0.30   -0.08     0.55
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.9     0.1        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   01/12 TO 01/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     563               741    -178      795
 SINCE 7/1       1597              1933    -336     1931
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST      01/02             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                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
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 JANUARY 2012...

TEMPERATURE
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AVERAGE MONTHLY HIGH....WARMEST SINCE 2006...4TH WARMEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE MONTHLY LOW.....WARMEST SINCE 2006...4TH WARMEST ON RECORD
AVERAGE MONTHLY.........WARMEST SINCE 2006...4TH WARMEST ON RECORD

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

AT NORMAL........0     ABOVE NORMAL.....25     BELOW NORMAL.....6

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE........69 ON THE 17TH
LOWEST TEMPERATURE.........24 ON THE  3RD

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...

HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 70 DEGREES...11...MOST SINCE 2006
LOWS AT OR BELOW FREEZING.......7...FEWEST SINCE 2006

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
16TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    55 IN 2012    55 IN 2000

RAINFALL
________

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

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

DATE        OLD RECORD         NEW RECORD
10TH       0.72 IN 2012       0.59 IN 1991

SNOWFALL
________

A TRACE OF SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH...WHICH WAS THE LEAST IN
JANUARY SINCE 2009. THIS WAS THE FIRST JANUARY SINCE 2009 WITH NO
MEASURABLE SNOWFALL.

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

NONE.

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