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Climate Summary (Sep 2013)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             106   09/01/1947                                    
 LOW               37   09/27/1942                                    
HIGHEST           101   09/08        85      16      100  09/05       
LOWEST             54   09/15        64     -10       51  09/19       
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.9              85.6     4.3     84.7              
AVG. MINIMUM     66.4              64.5     1.9     65.2              
MEAN             78.1              75.0     3.1     75.0              
DAYS MAX >= 90     17               9.1     7.9        7              
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        10.23   1898                                          
 MINIMUM         0.27   1917                                          
TOTALS           3.21              3.18    0.03     5.41              
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00     0.18              
DAYS >= .01         6               7.3    -1.3        9              
DAYS >= .10         3                                  7              
DAYS >= .50         2                                  4              
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        2              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.06   09/20 TO 09/20                                

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                11     -11        1              
 SINCE 7/1          0                11     -11        1              
COOLING TOTAL     404               312      92      306              
 SINCE 1/1       2110              2113      -3     2570              

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              4.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    20/010    DATE  09/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    28/110    DATE  09/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                      
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH 
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2                                           
                                                                    
-  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 SEPTEMBER 2013...

.SUMMARY...
REVERSING THE TREND OF THE LAST FEW MONTHS...SEPTEMBER IN LITTLE 
ROCK TURNED OUT TO BE THE WARMEST IN EIGHT YEARS. THOUGH THERE WERE 
BRIEF COOL SPELLS DURING THE MONTH...TEMPERATURES LARGELY REMAINED 
AT OR ABOVE NORMAL THROUGHOUT. FOR THE SECOND SEPTEMBER IN A ROW...
HIGH TEMPERATURES REACHED THE CENTURY MARK. 

FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH...RAINFALL WAS SCARCE...WITH ONLY A 
FEW HUNDREDTHS UP TO THE 18TH. MOST OF THE RAIN THAT FELL DURING THE 
MONTH WAS ON THE 20TH...WITH A LITTLE OVER TWO INCHES RECORDED. 

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 1998...AND THE 
7TH WARMEST ON RECORD. 

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2007. 

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE SINCE 2005. 

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
BELOW NORMAL ON SEVEN DAYS...AT NORMAL ON ONE DAY...AND ABOVE NORMAL 
ON 22 DAYS. 

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...
AT OR ABOVE 100...TWO...MOST SINCE 2005
AT OR ABOVE  90...17...MOST SINCE 2005
AT OR BELOW  70...21...FEWEST SINCE 2007
AT OR BELOW  60...FIVE...FEWEST SINCE 2005

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 77 DEGREES ON THE 1ST TIED SEVERAL OTHER 
DATES...MOST RECENTLY SEPTEMBER 5TH 2012...FOR THE 4TH WARMEST LOW 
TEMPERATURE ON RECORD FOR THE MONTH. 

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

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

.RAINFALL...
THOUGH RAINFALL WAS SLIGHTLY ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE FOR THE 
MONTH...IT WAS STILL THE DRIEST SEPTEMBER SINCE 2011. 

.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 SEPTEMBER 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             105   09/03/2000                                    
 LOW               41   09/24/1989                                    
HIGHEST            99   09/08        85      14       99  09/05       
                                                          09/03       
LOWEST             56   09/23        65      -9       55  09/19       
                        09/15                                         
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.8              84.4     4.4     83.8              
AVG. MINIMUM     66.9              64.5     2.4     66.6              
MEAN             77.9              74.5     3.4     75.2              
DAYS MAX >= 90     16               7.4     8.6        7              
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         8.57   2008                                          
 MINIMUM         0.33   2004                                          
TOTALS           2.26              3.31   -1.05     4.75              
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.11   -0.03     0.16              
DAYS >= .01         6               7.5    -1.5        8              
DAYS >= .10         2                                  7              
DAYS >= .50         1                                  4              
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        2              
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.00   09/20 TO 09/20                                

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                13     -13        1              
 SINCE 7/1          0                13     -13        1              
COOLING TOTAL     393               297      96      314              
 SINCE 1/1       2029              2074     -45     2656              

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              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    16/030    DATE  09/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    24/060    DATE  09/21

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                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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 SEPTEMBER 2013...

.SUMMARY...
REVERSING THE TREND OF THE LAST FEW MONTHS...SEPTEMBER IN NORTH 
LITTLE ROCK TURNED OUT TO BE THE WARMEST IN EIGHT YEARS. THOUGH 
THERE WERE BRIEF COOL SPELLS DURING THE MONTH...TEMPERATURES LARGELY 
REMAINED AT OR ABOVE NORMAL THROUGHOUT. 

FOR THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH...RAINFALL WAS SCARCE...WITH ONLY A 
FEW HUNDREDTHS UP TO THE 19TH. MOST OF THE RAIN THAT FELL DURING THE 
MONTH WAS ON THE 20TH...WITH TWO INCHES RECORDED. 

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2005...AND THE 
3RD WARMEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE LOW WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2007...AND THE 9TH WARMEST ON 
RECORD. 

THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2005...AND THE 
4TH WARMEST ON RECORD. 

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...
BELOW NORMAL ON SIX DAYS...AT NORMAL ON ONE DAY...AND ABOVE NORMAL 
ON 23 DAYS. 

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...
AT OR ABOVE  90...16...MOST SINCE 2005
AT OR BELOW  70...20...FEWEST SINCE 2010
AT OR BELOW  60...FIVE...SAME AS 2012

THE LOW TEMPERATURE OF 78 DEGREES ON THE 1ST MOST RECENTLY TIED 
SEPTEMBER 2ND 2011 FOR THE 2ND WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE ON RECORD FOR 
THE MONTH. 

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE              NEW RECORD      PREVIOUS RECORD
 1ST  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE  78 IN 2013     77 IN 2012...1980
 8TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE         99 IN 2013        97 IN 1980
 9TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE  78 IN 2013        75 IN 1991
10TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE         98 IN 2013     96 IN 2002...1983

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

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

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