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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
1231 PM CST MON DEC 1 2014

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...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   11/13/1955
 LOW               10   11/18/1880
HIGHEST            76   11/29        62      14       84  11/17
LOWEST             20   11/18        42     -22       22  11/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.2              63.0    -4.8     59.8
AVG. MINIMUM     37.5              42.2    -4.7     38.8
MEAN             47.9              52.6    -4.7     49.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11               4.1     6.9        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.57   2011
 MINIMUM         0.09   1910
TOTALS           2.19              5.28   -3.09     4.72
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.18   -0.11     0.16
DAYS >= .01         7               8.9    -1.9        9
DAYS >= .10         5                                  6
DAYS >= .50         3                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.8    -1.8        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.96   11/04 TO 11/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            9.4   1880
 24 HR TOTAL      9.4   11/17/1880 TO 11/17/1880
 SNOW DEPTH         3   11/23/1971
                        11/09/1892
TOTALS            0.1                 T     0.1      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.01                 T    0.01     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.1                 T     0.1      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.01                MM      MM     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               0.0     3.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   11/13
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   11/13 TO 11/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     503               382     121      470
 SINCE 7/1        571               514      57      584
COOLING TOTAL       1                10      -9        8
 SINCE 1/1       2050              2204    -154     2202

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     10/20/1989
 LATEST       04/19/1983
EARLIEST      11/12             11/13
LATEST                          03/19
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/280    DATE  11/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/280    DATE  11/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     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 NOVEMBER 2014...

.SUMMARY...
REVERSING THE TREND OF THE PREVIOUS TWO MONTHS...NOVEMBER
TEMPERATURES WERE SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. THE ONLY
WARM PERIODS DURING THE MONTH WERE DURING THE 22ND-24TH...AND
29TH-30TH...WHERE DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE ANYWHERE FROM 10-20
DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE. HOWEVER...MUCH OF THE MONTH...WAS RATHER
CHILLY...WITH THE MOST SIGNIFICANT COLD SPELL FROM THE 11TH-21ST...
WITH TEMPERATURES AROUND 20 DEGREES BELOW AVERAGE. IN FACT...READINGS
DURING THIS TIME WERE SOME OF THE COLDEST SEEN IN THE MONTH OF
NOVEMBER IN SEVERAL DECADES.

LIKE THE PREVIOUS TWO MONTHS...PRECIPITATION CONTINUED TO BE BELOW
THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. HOWEVER...MORE SIGNIFICANTLY...THIS WAS THE
FIRST NOVEMBER WITH MEASURABLE SNOWFALL SINCE 1995.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2000.

THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 1976...AND 10TH
COLDEST ON RECORD.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS THE COLDEST SINCE 2000...AND TIED WITH
2000 FOR THE 8TH COLDEST OVER ALL.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON EIGHT DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 22 DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE  80....0...FIRST TIME SINCE 2009
AT OR BELOW  32...11...MOST SINCE 1993

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE DRIEST NOVEMBER SINCE 2012.

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

NONE.

.SNOWFALL...

SNOW FELL FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE 2001. MEASURABLE SNOW FELL FOR
THE FIRST TIME SINCE 1995.

SNOW FELL ON THREE DAYS...WITH MEASURABLE SNOWFALL ON ONE DAY. THE
0.1 INCHES OF SNOW THAT FELL ON THE 13TH WAS THE EARLIEST MEASURABLE
SNOWFALL AT LITTLE ROCK SINCE 1951...AND THE 3RD EARLIEST ON RECORD
BEHIND NOVEMBER 9TH 1892 AND NOVEMBER 2ND 1951.

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

DATE    NEW RECORD         PREVIOUS RECORD
13TH   0.1 IN 2014          TRACE IN 1976
16TH TRACE IN 2014     TRACE IN 1937...1889...1880

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