Climate Data
Monthly Numbers
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Climate Summary (Mar 2013)
 
...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   03/24/1929
 LOW              -10   03/12/1948
HIGHEST            81   03/15        59      22       84  03/31
                                                          03/17
LOWEST             20   03/03        39     -19       29  03/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.3              59.9    -5.6     72.2
AVG. MINIMUM     33.7              37.7    -4.0     48.8
MEAN             44.0              48.8    -4.8     60.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     19               8.7    10.3        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.83   2008
 MINIMUM         0.64   1971
TOTALS           2.60              3.79   -1.19     5.86
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.12   -0.04     0.19
DAYS >= .01        11              10.3     0.7        6
DAYS >= .10         6                                  6
DAYS >= .50         1                                  6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.35   03/09 TO 03/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.0   1988
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   03/08/1994 TO 03/08/1994
                        03/17/1988 TO 03/17/1988
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/09/1994
TOTALS            1.8               2.0    -0.2        T
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.18              0.20   -0.02       MM
SINCE 7/1         4.6              11.2    -6.6      2.1
 LIQUID 7/1      0.46              1.00   -0.54     0.21
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       6               2.0     4.0        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/22
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   03/21 TO 03/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     649               508     141      189
 SINCE 7/1       3553              3680    -127     2915
COOLING TOTAL       6                 6       0       56
 SINCE 1/1          7                 6       1       56

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              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/150    DATE  03/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/300    DATE  03/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

-  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 MARCH 2013...

.SUMMARY...
TEMPERATURES DURING THE MONTH WERE LARGELY BELOW NORMAL...
PARTICULARLY IN THE FIRST THREE DAYS...AND FROM THE 17TH THROUGH
27TH. WITH A FEW EXCEPTIONS...CONTINUED NORTHERLY AND NORTHWEST
UPPER FLOW KEPT COLD AIR OVER ARKANSAS DURING MOST OF THE MONTH.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1998...AND THE
16TH COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2002...AND THE
28TH COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1996...AND THE 14TH
COLDEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
BELOW NORMAL ON 22 DAYS...AND ABOVE NORMAL ON NINE DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH...
TEMPERATURES AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...ONE...THE LEAST SINCE 2010.
TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW FREEZING...19...WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE
1975.
HIGH TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 40 DEGREES...4...WHICH WAS THE MOST
SINCE 1998.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                  NEW RECORD   PREVIOUS RECORD
15TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE             81 IN 2013      81 IN 1942
22ND  LOWEST HIGH TEMPERATURE      34 IN 2013      35 IN 1915

.RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST MARCH SINCE 2011.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...
MEASURABLE SNOW FELL AT HARRISON DURING THE MONTH...MAKING IT THE SNOWIEST
MARCH SINCE 2010.

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

NONE.

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