Climate Data
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Climate Summary (Oct 2013)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   10/11/1963
                        10/10/1963
 LOW               27   10/30/1917
HIGHEST            87   10/04        75      12       85  10/05
                        10/02
LOWEST             38   10/25        52     -14       36  10/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.6              74.8    -1.2     72.4
AVG. MINIMUM     53.8              52.6     1.2     50.6
MEAN             63.7              63.7     0.0     61.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.56   2009
 MINIMUM         0.01   1944
TOTALS           3.31              4.91   -1.60     2.59
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.16   -0.05     0.08
DAYS >= .01        12               8.2     3.8        9
DAYS >= .10        10                                  5
DAYS >= .50         3                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.6    -1.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.99   10/30 TO 10/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   1993
                        1925
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/29/1993 TO 10/30/1993
                        10/30/1925 TO 10/30/1925
                        10/28/1925 TO 10/28/1925
 SNOW DEPTH         T   10/30/1993
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     114               121      -7      157
 SINCE 7/1        114               132     -18      158
COOLING TOTAL      84                81       3       57
 SINCE 1/1       2194              2194       0     2627

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/120    DATE  10/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/220    DATE  10/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      4

-  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 OCTOBER 2013...

.SUMMARY...
DESPITE SEVERAL WARM PERIODS DURING THE MONTH AND TEMPERATURES IN
THE 70S AND 80S...MORE DAYS HAD BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES THAN NOT.
THE FIRST TWO WEEKS WERE THE WARMEST PERIOD...WITH TEMPERATURES
TOPPING OUT IN THE UPPER 80S. BY MID-MONTH...THE TREND HAD
REVERSED...WITH DAILY TEMPERATURES AVERAGING AROUND FIVE TO TEN
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL THE 16TH THROUGH THE 28TH. THERE WAS A BRIEF
WARMUP AT THE END OF THE MONTH BEFORE A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MOVED
THROUGH.

RAINFALL WAS PERIODIC THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...BUT WAS GENERALLY BELOW
THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. THERE WERE 12 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL...
WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2009. THERE WERE 17 DAYS WITH RAINFALL...
WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2004.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2011.

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2007.

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2010.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
BELOW NORMAL ON 17 DAYS AND ABOVE NORMAL ON 14 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...
AT OR ABOVE  80...8...FEWEST SINCE 2012
AT OR ABOVE  70...21...FEWEST SINCE 2012
AT OR BELOW  50...11...FEWEST SINCE 2012
AT OR BELOW  40...3...FEWEST SINCE 2010

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

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

.RAINFALL...
EVEN THOUGH RAINFALL WAS BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE...IT WAS STILL
THE WETTEST OCTOBER 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 OCTOBER 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                      
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   10/23/2003                                    
 LOW               27   10/31/1993                                    
HIGHEST            86   10/02        75      11       83  10/05       
LOWEST             37   10/25        54     -17       37  10/28       
                                                          10/27       
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.0              73.4    -1.4     70.7              
AVG. MINIMUM     54.6              54.1     0.5     51.9              
MEAN             63.3              63.8    -0.5     61.3              
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0              
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0              
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0              
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0              

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.81   2009                                          
 MINIMUM         0.80   2000                                          
TOTALS           3.46              4.80   -1.34     3.75              
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.15   -0.04     0.12              
DAYS >= .01        12               8.1     3.9       10              
DAYS >= .10         8                                  6              
DAYS >= .50         3                                  2              
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.6    -0.6        2              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.22   10/05 TO 10/05                                

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.2   1993                                          
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   10/29/1993 TO 10/29/1993                      
 SNOW DEPTH         T   10/30/1993                                    
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0      0.0              
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00              
SINCE 7/1         0.0                 T     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     124               122       2      163              
 SINCE 7/1        124               135     -11      164              
COOLING TOTAL      81                84      -3       56              
 SINCE 1/1       2110              2158     -48     2712              

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    16/210    DATE  10/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    27/220    DATE  10/31

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)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     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.                                          

&&

...DATA FOR NORTH LITTLE ROCK FOR OCTOBER 2013...

.SUMMARY...
DESPITE SEVERAL WARM PERIODS DURING THE MONTH AND TEMPERATURES IN 
THE 70S AND 80S...MORE DAYS HAD BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES THAN NOT. 
THE FIRST TWO WEEKS WERE THE WARMEST PERIOD...WITH TEMPERATURES 
TOPPING OUT IN THE UPPER 80S. BY MID-MONTH...THE TREND HAD 
REVERSED...WITH DAILY TEMPERATURES AVERAGING AROUND FIVE TO TEN 
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL THE 16TH THROUGH THE 28TH. THERE WAS A BRIEF 
WARMUP AT THE END OF THE MONTH BEFORE A STRONG STORM SYSTEM MOVED 
THROUGH. 

RAINFALL WAS PERIODIC THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...BUT WAS GENERALLY BELOW 
THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. THERE WERE 12 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE RAINFALL...
WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2009. THERE WERE 16 DAYS WITH RAINFALL...
WHICH WAS THE MOST SINCE 2009. 

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2011. 

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2010. 

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2011. 

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
BELOW NORMAL ON 16 DAYS...AT NORMAL ON TWO DAYS...AND ABOVE NORMAL 
ON 13 DAYS. 

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...
AT OR ABOVE  80...7...FEWEST SINCE 2012
AT OR ABOVE  70...20...MOST SINCE 2011
AT OR BELOW  50...10...FEWEST SINCE 2010
AT OR BELOW  40...1...FEWEST SINCE 2012

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                NEW RECORD     PREVIOUS RECORD
 1ST  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    71 IN 2013       69 IN 2007
 4TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE    71 IN 2013       69 IN 2005
25TH  LOW TEMPERATURE            37 IN 2013    37 IN 1982...1980


.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST OCTOBER SINCE 2011. 

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

DATE     NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
 5TH    1.22 IN 2013        1.10 IN 1976

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