Climate Data
Monthly Numbers
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Climate Summary (Jan 2013)
 
...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   01/24/1943
 LOW              -18   01/18/1930
HIGHEST            72   01/28        44      28       69  01/16
LOWEST             12   01/14        25     -13       13  01/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.1              46.5     3.6     52.3
AVG. MINIMUM     28.6              26.3     2.3     32.0
MEAN             39.3              36.4     2.9     42.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               3.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              22.4     0.6       17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.42   1916
 MINIMUM            T   1931
TOTALS           3.37              2.56    0.81     3.26
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.08    0.03     0.11
DAYS >= .01         7               8.6    -1.6        5
DAYS >= .10         3                                  2
DAYS >= .50         2                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.08   01/29 TO 01/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   1918
 24 HR TOTAL     11.0   01/29/2010 TO 01/29/2010
                        01/06/1970 TO 01/06/1970
 SNOW DEPTH        24   01/21/1918
TOTALS              T               4.2    -4.2      0.2
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.40   -0.40     0.02
SINCE 7/1         0.3               6.0    -5.7      1.1
 LIQUID 7/1      0.03              0.50   -0.47     0.11
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       5               5.0     0.0        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   01/31
 24 HR TOTAL        T   01/30 TO 01/30
                        01/15 TO 01/15
                        01/14 TO 01/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     788               887     -99      701
 SINCE 7/1       2196              2486    -290     2113
COOLING TOTAL       1                 0       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 0       1        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST                        10/29
LATEST                          04/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/170    DATE  01/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/320    DATE  01/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      2
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

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...DATA FOR HARRISON FOR JANUARY 2013...

.SUMMARY...
EVEN THOUGH JANUARY WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL...IT WAS STILL THE
COOLEST IN TWO YEARS. THE MONTH ALTERNATED PERIODICALLY BETWEEN WARM
AND COLD EPISODES...WITH THE COLDEST PERIOD BEING THE 13TH-16TH AND
THE WARMEST PERIOD BEING THE 27TH-29TH. SEVERAL COLD PERIODS DURING
THE MONTH FAILED TO LINE UP WITH ANY MOISTURE...SO WHAT SNOW THAT
DID FALL DID NOT ACCUMULATE. FOR THE FIRST MONTH SINCE MARCH OF
2012...RAINFALL WAS ABOVE NORMAL.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE COOLEST
SINCE 2011.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
BELOW AVERAGE ON 11 DAYS...AVERAGE ON FOUR DAYS...AND ABOVE AVERAGE
ON 16 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
HIGH TEMPERATURES ABOVE 70 DEGREES...1...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE
2011.
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 40 DEGREES...6...WHICH WAS THE SAME AS
2012.
LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...23...WHICH WAS THE MOST
SINCE 2011.
LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 20 DEGREES...7...WHICH WAS THE MOST
SINCE 2011.

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE WETTEST JANUARY SINCE 2009.

THE 2.08 INCHES OF RAIN THAT FELL IN A 24-HOUR PERIOD ON JANUARY
29TH-30TH WAS THE HIGHEST 24-HOUR RAINFALL TOTAL SINCE MARCH
20TH-21ST 2012...WHEN 2.23 INCHES FELL. IT WAS ALSO THE WETTEST
JANUARY DAY SINCE JANUARY 25TH 2012...WHEN 2.62 INCHES FELL.

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

DATE        NEW RECORD              OLD RECORD
29TH       2.07 IN 2013            1.73 IN 1939

.SNOWFALL...
FOR THE FIRST JANUARY SINCE 2006...THERE WAS NO MEASURABLE SNOWFALL.
THIS WAS ONLY THE 20TH JANUARY SINCE 1930 WITH NO MEASURABLE
SNOWFALL.

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

NONE.

.ADDITIONAL RECORDS/DATA...

ON JANUARY 28TH...THE DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 65.5 DEGREES.
THIS WAS THE WARMEST DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE SINCE JANUARY 7TH
2008...AND TIED SEVERAL OTHER DAYS FOR THE 6TH HIGHEST DAILY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE ON RECORD AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY.

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 59 DEGREES ON JANUARY 28TH WAS THE WARMEST
SINCE JANUARY 7TH 2008...AND THE 5TH WARMEST ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH
OF JANUARY.

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