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Climate Summary (Sep 2016)
 
Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE LITTLE ROCK ADAMS FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             106   09/01/1947
 LOW               37   09/27/1942
HIGHEST            96   09/16        85      11       99  09/08
                        09/14                             09/07
                        09/08
LOWEST             55   09/29        64      -9       52  09/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.6              85.6     5.0     90.3
AVG. MINIMUM     68.9              64.5     4.4     66.3
MEAN             79.7              75.0     4.7     78.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     21               9.1    11.9       17
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         0.12   2015
TOTALS           1.31              3.18   -1.87     0.12
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.11   -0.07     0.00
DAYS >= .01         3               7.3    -4.3        2
DAYS >= .10         1                                  1
DAYS >= .50         1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.27   09/18 TO 09/18

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        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                11     -11        0
COOLING TOTAL     451               312     139      408
 SINCE 1/1       2504              2113     391     2378

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/280    DATE  09/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/290    DATE  09/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     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      0
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 2016...

.SUMMARY...
SEPTEMBER WAS ANOTHER WARM MONTH IN LITTLE ROCK...WITH MONTHLY
TEMPERATURES OVER FOUR DEGREES ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. THE
WARMEST PERIODS WERE IN THE THIRD AND FOURTH WEEK OF THE MONTH...
DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE AS MUCH AS 10 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE.

MONTHLY RAINFALL WAS SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE...WITH THE ONLY
APPRECIABLE RAINFALL OCCURRING AT MID-MONTH ON THE 18TH. HOWEVER...
IT WAS THE WETTEST SEPTEMBER IN TWO YEARS.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST
SINCE 1998. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS THE 6TH WARMEST...THE AVERAGE LOW
WAS THE 10TH WARMEST...AND THE AVERAGE MONTHLY WAS THE 5TH WARMEST
ON RECORD.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE AVERAGE ON 23 DAYS...AVERAGE ON TWO DAYS...AND BELOW AVERAGE
ON FIVE DAYS.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE              NEW RECORD           PREVIOUS RECORD
24TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE         94 IN 2016           94 IN 1961...1907

ON THE 9TH...AND 8TH...THE LOW TEMPERATURES OF 77 DEGREES MOST
RECENTLY TIED SEPTEMBER 1ST 2013 FOR THE 4TH WARMEST LOWS ON RECORD
IN THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER.

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
RAINFALL WAS WELL BELOW AVERAGE. HOWEVER...IT WAS THE WETTEST
SEPTEMBER SINCE 2014...AS LAST YEAR SAW THE DRIEST SEPTEMBER ON
RECORD.

.DAILY RAINFALL RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN...
NONE.
 
North Little Rock Climate Summary
...THE NORTH LITTLE ROCK CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             105   09/03/2000
 LOW               41   09/24/1989
HIGHEST            93   09/14        85       8       97  09/06
                                                          09/04
LOWEST             54   09/29        65     -11       53  09/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.1              84.4     2.7     87.4
AVG. MINIMUM     67.6              64.5     3.1     66.2
MEAN             77.3              74.5     2.8     76.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     14               7.4     6.6       10
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           0.92              3.31   -2.39     2.92
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.11   -0.08     0.10
DAYS >= .01         3               7.5    -4.5        6
DAYS >= .10         2                                  4
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.9    -0.9        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.56   09/18 TO 09/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1           T               0.0     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       0                13     -13        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                13     -13        0
COOLING TOTAL     376               297      79      362
 SINCE 1/1       2171              2074      97     2212

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

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     9/MM     DATE   MM
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    23/020    DATE  09/26

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

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

.SUMMARY...
SEPTEMBER WAS ANOTHER WARM MONTH IN NORTH LITTLE ROCK...WITH MONTHLY
TEMPERATURES AROUND THREE DEGREES ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. THE
WARMEST PERIODS WERE IN THE THIRD AND FOURTH WEEK OF THE MONTH...
DAILY TEMPERATURES WERE AS MUCH AS 10 DEGREES ABOVE AVERAGE.

MONTHLY RAINFALL WAS SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE...WITH THE ONLY
APPRECIABLE RAINFALL OCCURRING AT MID-MONTH ON THE 16TH AND 18TH.
THIS WAS LESS THAN LAST YEAR...AND MADE THIS SEPTEMBER ONE OF THE
DRIEST EVER RECORDED.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS THE COOLEST SINCE 2014. DESPITE
THAT...IT WAS STILL THE 9TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE 2007...AND THE 7TH WARMEST ON
RECORD. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS THE WARMEST SINCE
2013...AND ALSO THE 7TH WARMEST ON RECORD.

.DAILY TEMPERATURES...
ABOVE AVERAGE ON 20 DAYS...AVERAGE ON ONE DAY...AND BELOW AVERAGE
ON TEN DAYS.

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

DATE  RECORD TYPE              NEW RECORD           PREVIOUS RECORD
 8TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE  76 IN 2016           75 IN 1989
24TH  HIGH TEMPERATURE         92 IN 2016           90 IN 1998
25TH  HIGHEST LOW TEMPERATURE  73 IN 2016           73 IN 1986

.MONTHLY RAINFALL...
RAINFALL WAS SIGNIFICANTLY BELOW AVERAGE. IT WAS THE DRIEST
SEPTEMBER SINCE 2004...AND THE 3RD DRIEST ON RECORD.

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