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 (Mar 2011)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              91   03/31/1974
 LOW               11   03/03/1943
HIGHEST            83   03/23        64      19       83  03/31
LOWEST             32   03/11        43     -11       27  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.3              64.2    -0.9     65.4
AVG. MINIMUM     44.7              42.6     2.1     42.4
MEAN             54.0              53.4     0.6     53.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               4.0    -3.0        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.43   1897
 MINIMUM         0.52   1925
TOTALS           4.18              4.88   -0.70     2.24
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.16   -0.03     0.07
DAYS >= .01         7              10.0    -3.0        9
DAYS >= .10         5                                  6
DAYS >= .50         3                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.89   03/05 TO 03/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.0   1892
 24 HR TOTAL      8.0   03/17/1892 TO 03/17/1892
TOTALS            0.0               0.6    -0.6      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.10   -0.10     0.00
SINCE 7/1        14.6               4.3    10.3      8.7
 LIQUID 7/1      1.46              0.40    1.06     0.87
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     354               369     -15      343
 SINCE 7/1       2813              2910     -97     3115
COOLING TOTAL      19                14       5        6
 SINCE 1/1         20                14       6        6

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/310    DATE  03/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/290    DATE  03/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

-  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 MARCH 2011...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2002. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2007...AND THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2009.

THERE WERE 15 DAYS WITH A DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE ABOVE NORMAL...
AND 16 DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES BELOW NORMAL.

THE TEMPERATURE ROSE ABOVE 80 DEGREES FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR
ON MARCH 20TH. THIS WAS THE FIRST 80-DEGREE DAY SINCE NOVEMBER 12TH
2010. THERE WERE TWO DAYS WITH HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS THE MOST SINCE 2009.

THERE WAS ONLY ONE DAY WITH A LOW TEMPERATURE AT OR BELOW FREEZING...WHICH
WAS THE FEWEST SINCE 2006.

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

IT WAS THE WETTEST MARCH SINCE 2009.

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

FOR THE SECOND MARCH IN A ROW...THERE WAS NO SNOWFALL.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              87   03/31/1981
 LOW               14   03/02/1980
HIGHEST            81   03/23        64      17       81  03/31
                        03/20
LOWEST             33   03/01        45     -12       30  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.1              62.5    -0.4     62.9
AVG. MINIMUM     45.1              43.2     1.9     43.2
MEAN             53.6              54.3    -0.7     53.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.6    -3.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.09   1990
 MINIMUM         1.61   2007
TOTALS           3.26              4.88   -1.62     2.35
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.16   -0.05     0.08
DAYS >= .01         8               9.8    -1.8        8
DAYS >= .10         8                                  5
DAYS >= .50         3                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.18   03/08 TO 03/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.0   1984
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   03/10/1984 TO 03/10/1984
TOTALS              T               0.4    -0.4      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV       T              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1        15.7               6.0     9.7      6.7
 LIQUID 7/1      1.57              0.50    1.07     0.67
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   03/25 TO 03/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     365               343      22      364
 SINCE 7/1       2827              2821       6     3239
COOLING TOTAL      23                10      13        4
 SINCE 1/1         25                10      15        4

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST                        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              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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 MARCH 2011...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2002. THE AVERAGE
LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2007...AND THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2009.

THERE WERE 13 DAYS WITH A DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE ABOVE
NORMAL...TWO DAYS AT NORMAL...AND 16 DAYS BELOW NORMAL.

THE TEMPERATURE ROSE ABOVE 80 DEGREES FOR THE FIRST TIME THIS YEAR
ON MARCH 20TH. THIS WAS THE FIRST 80-DEGREE DAY SINCE NOVEMBER 11TH
2010. THERE WERE TWO DAYS WITH HIGHS AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS THE MOST SINCE 2007.

FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2004...THERE WERE NO LOW TEMPERATURES AT OR
BELOW FREEZING.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD
 4TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    60 IN 2011    57 IN 2004
27TH  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    44 IN 2011    47 IN 2005
31ST  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE    52 IN 2011    52 IN 1984

IT WAS THE WETTEST MARCH SINCE 2009.

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

FOR THE THIRD MARCH IN A ROW...NO SNOW FELL. HOWEVER...ON THE 25TH...
HAIL FELL AS A THUNDERSTORM PASSED OVER THE AIRPORT. THE HAIL
MEASURED ONE HALF INCH IN DIAMETER. THIS WAS THE FIRST TIME ANY
SOLID PRECIPITATION FELL ON MARCH 25TH SINCE RECORDS BEGAN.

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