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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 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             112   07/31/1986                                    
 LOW               54   07/07/1972                                    
HIGHEST           100   07/10        93       7      111  07/30       
LOWEST             61   07/04        72     -11       71  07/29       
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.5              92.5    -1.0     99.1              
AVG. MINIMUM     69.9              73.2    -3.3     75.6              
MEAN             80.7              82.8    -2.1     87.3              
DAYS MAX >= 90     20              21.7    -1.7       30              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.65   2009                                          
 MINIMUM         0.01   1930                                          
TOTALS           2.19              3.27   -1.08     1.46              
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04     0.05              
DAYS >= .01        10               8.2     1.8        7              
DAYS >= .10         6                                  3              
DAYS >= .50         1                                  1              
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   07/26 TO 07/27                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00              
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                                            
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0  

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0              
COOLING TOTAL     493               553     -60      700              
 SINCE 1/1       1197              1259     -62     1709              

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              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/330    DATE  07/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  07/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             21
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1                                           
                                                                    
-  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 JULY 2013...

.SUMMARY...
WHEN COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS THREE YEARS...JULY 2013 WAS 
SIGNIFICANTLY COOLER. IN FACT...IT WAS THE COOLEST JULY SINCE 
2009...AND THE FIRST SINCE THEN WITH A NEGATIVE DEPARTURE FROM 
NORMAL. 

WHAT WAS MOST NOTEWORTHY ABOUT THE MONTH WAS THE LACK OF 100-DEGREE 
DAYS...AND LOW TEMPERATURES WHICH FELL TO NEAR-RECORD LEVELS AT 
SEVERAL TIMES DURING THE MONTH. 

THOUGH RAINFALL WAS BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE...IT WAS STILL THE 
WETTEST JULY IN SEVERAL YEARS. 

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE COOLEST 
SINCE 2009. THE AVERAGE LOW WAS THE 13TH COOLEST ON RECORD. 

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE NORMAL ON 10 DAYS...AT NORMAL ON TWO DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 
19 DAYS. 

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES...ONE...WHICH WAS THE 
FEWEST SINCE 2009.
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 90 DEGREES...20...THE FEWEST SINCE 
2009.
LOWS BELOW 65 DEGREES...FOUR...THE MOST SINCE 1994. 

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2010...THERE WER NO LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR 
ABOVE 80 DEGREES. 

.DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE. 

.RAINFALL...
THOUGH RAINFALL WAS BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE...IT WAS STILL THE 
WETTEST JULY SINCE 2009. 

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 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                      
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             110   07/31/1986                                    
 LOW               60   07/05/1997                                    
HIGHEST            98   07/18        94       4      107  07/30       
                        07/10                                         
LOWEST             62   07/03        73     -11       73  07/29       
                                                          07/27       
                                                          07/09       
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.5              92.1    -1.6     97.2              
AVG. MINIMUM     69.7              72.8    -3.1     77.2              
MEAN             80.1              82.4    -2.3     87.2              
DAYS MAX >= 90     20              20.8    -0.8       27              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.12   2009                                          
 MINIMUM         0.34   2000                                          
TOTALS           3.32              3.81   -0.49     2.80              
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.12   -0.01     0.09              
DAYS >= .01        13               8.4     4.6        7              
DAYS >= .10         5                                  4              
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2              
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        1              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.98   07/22 TO 07/22                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00              
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0              
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00              
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                                 
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0              
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                                            
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0 

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0              
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0              
COOLING TOTAL     474               541     -67      693              
 SINCE 1/1       1154              1250     -96     1778              

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              5.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    17/120    DATE  07/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/180    DATE  07/22

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                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1                                           
                                                                    
-  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 JULY 2013...

.SUMMARY...
WHEN COMPARED WITH THE PREVIOUS THREE YEARS...JULY 2013 WAS 
SIGNIFICANTLY COOLER. IN FACT...IT WAS THE COOLEST JULY SINCE 
2009...AND THE FIRST SINCE THEN WITH A NEGATIVE DEPARTURE FROM 
NORMAL. 

WHAT WAS MOST NOTEWORTHY ABOUT THE MONTH WAS THE LACK OF 100-DEGREE 
DAYS...AND LOW TEMPERATURES WHICH FELL TO RECORD LEVELS AT SEVERAL 
TIMES DURING THE MONTH. 

THOUGH RAINFALL WAS BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE...IT WAS STILL THE 
WETTEST JULY IN SEVERAL YEARS. 

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE COOLEST 
SINCE 2009. 

THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS THE 10TH COLDEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 
THE COLDEST ON RECORD...TYING 2009. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE 
WAS THE 6TH COLDEST ON RECORD. 

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE NORMAL ON SEVEN DAYS...AT NORMAL ON FOUR DAYS...AND BELOW 
NORMAL ON 20 DAYS. 

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 100 DEGREES...NONE...WHICH WAS THE 
FIRST TIME SINCE 2010. 
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 90 DEGREES...20...THE FEWEST SINCE 
2009.
LOWS BELOW 65 DEGREES...THREE...THE MOST SINCE 2009...AND THE MOST 
ON RECORD. 

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2009...THERE WERE NO LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR 
ABOVE 80 DEGREES. 

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE             NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
 3RD  LOW TEMPERATURE         62 IN 2013   68 IN 2004...1988...1985
 4TH  LOW TEMPERATURE         64 IN 2013          64 IN 1995
26TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE 75 IN 2013          77 IN 1977
      LOW TEMPERATURE         65 IN 2013          66 IN 2004

.OTHER NOTEWORTH MONTHLY TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

ON THE 3RD...THE LOW OF 62 DEGREES WAS THE COOLEST JULY LOW 
TEMPERATURE SINCE 2009...AND TIED SEVERAL OTHER DATES FOR THE 3RD 
COLDEST JULY LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD. 

ON THE 20TH...THE HIGH OF 75 WAS THE COLDEST JULY HIGH TEMPERATURE 
SINCE 73 DEGREES ON JULY 5TH 1995...AND TIED SEVERAL OTHER DATES FOR 
THE 3RD COLDEST JULY HIGH TEMPERATURE ON RECORD. 

ON THE 26TH...THE DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 70.0 DEGREES WAS THE 
COLDEST JULY DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE SINCE 1997...AND TIED JULY 
5TH 1997 FOR THE 3RD COLDEST ON RECORD. 

.RAINFALL...

THOUGH RAINFALL WAS BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE...IT WAS STILL THE 
WETTEST JULY SINCE 2010.

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

NONE. 

.OTHER RECORDS...

ON JULY 17TH...THE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE AT NORTH LITTLE ROCK ROSE TO 
30.30 INCHES...OR 1026.1 MILLIBARS. THIS SET A NEW RECORD FOR THE 
HIGHEST SEA LEVEL PRESSURE FOR THE MONTH OF JULY. THE PREVIOUS 
RECORD WAS 30.27 INCHES...OR 1025.1 MILLIBARS...SET ON JULY 10TH 
1978.

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