Thursday, February 02, 2017

February Extremes

Even though the weather looks fairly uneventful over the next several days, history tells us February and March can bring some very big extremes.  Here are a few February extremes...

ARKANSAS

  • Highest temperature 95° in Sparkman February 19, 1986
  • Coldest temperature -29° near Gravette on February 13, 1905
  • Highest daily rainfall 9.30'' at Crossett on February 19, 1991
  • Most February rainfall 20.72'' at Beebe in 1950
  • Most snow in February 30.7'' at Gravette in 2011
  • Most snow in a single February day at Subiaco on Feb 19th, 1921 of 24.0''
LITTLE ROCK

  • Highest temperature 87° on February 25th, 1918
  • Coldest temperature -12° February 12, 1899
  • Wettest February 12.72'' in 1882
  • Driest February .51'' in 1947
  • Most rain in 1 day 4.18'' on February 23, 1966
  • Snowiest February 13.1'' in 1921
  • Most snow in 1 day February 23, 1966 of 8.5''

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