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Climate Summary (Oct 2016)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   10/15/2015
 LOW               27   10/30/1917
HIGHEST            90   10/05        75      15       98  10/15
LOWEST             43   10/22        52      -9       44  10/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.8              74.8     5.0     77.6
AVG. MINIMUM     55.8              52.6     3.2     55.2
MEAN             67.8              63.7     4.1     66.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.5     0.5        3
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           1.91              4.91   -3.00     3.80
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.16   -0.10     0.12
DAYS >= .01         3               8.2    -5.2        9
DAYS >= .10         3                                  6
DAYS >= .50         2                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.36   10/13 TO 10/14

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      33               121     -88       53
 SINCE 7/1         33               132     -99       53
COOLING TOTAL     130                81      49      103
 SINCE 1/1       2634              2194     440     2481

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              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/330    DATE  10/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/330    DATE  10/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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 OCTOBER 2016...

.SUMMARY...
WARMTH CONTINUED INTO OCTOBER...WITH TEMPERATURES A LITTLE OVER FOUR
DEGREES ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. THE WARMEST PERIOD WAS IN THE
THIRD WEEK OF THE MONTH...AND AT THE END...WHERE DAILY TEMPERATURES
WERE TEN TO NEAR 15 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE.

MONTHLY RAINFALL WAS SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. THE ONLY
APPRECIABLE RAINFALL OCCURRED DURING THE SECOND AND THIRD WEEKS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2010...AND THE
7TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST
SINCE 2007. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE
1971...AND THE 10TH WARMEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE AVERAGE ON 20 DAYS...AVERAGE ON TWO DAYS...AND BELOW AVERAGE
ON NINE DAYS.

.TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN DURING THE MONTH...
NONE.

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST OCTOBER SINCE 2005.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1975 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/15/2015
 LOW               27   10/31/1993
HIGHEST            88   10/06        75      13       96  10/15
                        10/05
LOWEST             47   10/21        54      -7       45  10/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.7              73.4     6.3     75.6
AVG. MINIMUM     59.4              54.1     5.3     56.0
MEAN             69.5              63.8     5.7     65.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        3
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           1.68              4.80   -3.12     4.08
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.15   -0.10     0.13
DAYS >= .01         4               8.1    -4.1        8
DAYS >= .10         4                                  6
DAYS >= .50         1                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.6    -1.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.87   10/14 TO 10/14

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           T                 T     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.00      MM     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      25               122     -97       67
 SINCE 7/1         25               135    -110       67
COOLING TOTAL     175                84      91       99
 SINCE 1/1       2346              2158     188     2311

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    13/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    25/MM     DATE   MM

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.00
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           31
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
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      2
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 2016...

.SUMMARY...
WARMTH CONTINUED INTO OCTOBER...WITH TEMPERATURES NEARLY SIX DEGREES
ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. THE WARMEST PERIOD WAS IN THE THIRD WEEK
OF THE MONTH...AND AT THE END...WHERE DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE TEN TO
NEAR 15 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE.

MONTHLY RAINFALL WAS SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. THE ONLY
APPRECIABLE RAINFALL OCCURRED DURING THE SECOND AND THIRD WEEKS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2010...AND THE
WARMEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE
2004...AND THE 2ND WARMEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2000...AND THE WARMEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE AVERAGE ON 23 DAYS...AND BELOW AVERAGE ON EIGHT DAYS.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE                  NEW RECORD       PREVIOUS RECORD
12TH  WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE      66 IN 2016         66 IN 1997
17TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE             86 IN 2016         86 IN 2011
18TH  WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE      70 IN 2016         67 IN 1985
19TH  WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE      69 IN 2016         69 IN 2004
29TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE             82 IN 2016         82 IN 2004
30TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE             85 IN 2016         83 IN 2000...1998
31ST  HIGH TEMPERATURE             85 IN 2016         85 IN 2000

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
IT WAS THE DRIEST OCTOBER SINCE 2010...AND THE 11TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.