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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LITTLE ROCK AR
547 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE HARRISON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   03/24/1929
 LOW              -10   03/12/1948
HIGHEST            82   03/31        59      23       78  03/11
LOWEST             14   03/06        39     -25        3  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.2              59.9    -0.7     57.4
AVG. MINIMUM     38.0              37.7     0.3     32.2
MEAN             48.6              48.8    -0.2     44.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               8.7    -3.7       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.83   2008
 MINIMUM         0.64   1971
TOTALS           5.94              3.79    2.15     4.44
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.12    0.07     0.14
DAYS >= .01        15              10.3     4.7        9
DAYS >= .10        12                                  4
DAYS >= .50         4                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   03/25 TO 03/25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.0   1988
 24 HR TOTAL     13.8   03/08/1994 TO 03/09/1994
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/09/1994
TOTALS            4.3               2.0     2.3     10.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.43              0.20    0.23     1.00
SINCE 7/1        13.6              11.2     2.4     25.8
 LIQUID 7/1      1.36              1.00    0.36     2.58
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               2.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   03/04 TO 03/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     506               508      -2      617
 SINCE 7/1       3901              3680     221     4152
COOLING TOTAL       4                 6      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          4                 6      -2        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/13/1902
 LATEST       05/17/1912
EARLIEST                        10/29
LATEST                          04/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/340    DATE  03/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/290    DATE  03/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

&&

...DATA FOR HARRISON FOR MARCH 2015...

.SUMMARY...

IN TERMS OF THE OVERALL AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE...THE MONTH WAS
SLIGHTLY BELOW THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. HOWEVER...MOST DAYS WERE ABOVE
AVERAGE IN TERMS OF DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES.

PRECIPITATION WAS FAIRLY SCATTERED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH...AND WAS
ABOVE AVERAGE.

SNOWFALL WAS ABOVE AVERAGE.

.MONTHLY TEMPERATURES...

THE AVERAGE HIGH...LOW...AND MONTHLY TEMPERATURES WERE THE WARMEST
SINCE 2012.

.DAILY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

ABOVE NORMAL ON 19 DAYS...NORMAL ON 2 DAYS...AND BELOW NORMAL ON 10
DAYS.

.NUMBER OF DAYS WITH TEMPERATURES...

AT OR ABOVE 80 DEGREES...1...THE MOST SINCE 2013
AT OR BELOW FREEZING.....5...THE LEAST SINCE 2012

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

NONE.

.RAINFALL...

IT WAS THE WETTEST MARCH SINCE 2008

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

DATE   NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD
13TH  1.08 IN 2015          0.93 IN 1999

.SNOWFALL...

SNOWFALL WAS ABOVE THE 30-YEAR AVERAGE. THIS WAS THE THIRD MARCH IN
A ROW WITH MEASURABLE SNOWFALL. THE LAST OCCURRENCE OF THIS WAS IN
1963...1964...AND 1965.

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

DATE   NEW RECORD          PREVIOUS RECORD
 4TH  4.0 IN 2015            2.5 IN 1965

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