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Climate and Average Weather Year Round in Pea Ridge Arkansas, United States

In Pea Ridge, the summers are hot and muggy, the winters are very cold and snowy, and it is partly cloudy year round. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 28°F to 89°F and is rarely below 12°F or above 97°F.

Based on the tourism score, the best time of year to visit Pea Ridge for warm-weather activities is from mid May to late September.

Climate in Pea Ridge

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Pea Ridge weather by month. Click on each chart for more information.

The hot season lasts for 3.4 months, from June 3 to September 16, with an average daily high temperature above 80°F. The hottest month of the year in Pea Ridge is July, with an average high of 88°F and low of 70°F.

The cold season lasts for 3.0 months, from November 27 to February 25, with an average daily high temperature below 54°F. The coldest month of the year in Pea Ridge is January, with an average low of 28°F and high of 46°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in Pea Ridge

Average High and Low Temperature in Pea RidgehotcoldcoldJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F10°F10°F20°F20°F30°F30°F40°F40°F50°F50°F60°F60°F70°F70°F80°F80°F90°F90°F100°F100°FJan 645°FJan 645°FJul 2589°FJul 2589°F28°F28°F70°F70°FJun 380°FJun 380°FSep 1680°FSep 1680°FNov 2754°FNov 2754°FFeb 2554°FFeb 2554°F62°F62°F61°F61°F37°F37°F34°F34°FNowNow
The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.
AverageJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High 46°F51°F60°F69°F76°F84°F88°F88°F80°F69°F58°F48°F
Temp. 36°F40°F49°F58°F66°F74°F79°F78°F70°F59°F48°F38°F
Low 28°F32°F40°F49°F57°F66°F70°F68°F61°F50°F40°F31°F

The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the entire year of hourly average temperatures. The horizontal axis is the day of the year, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.

Average Hourly Temperature in Pea Ridge

Average Hourly Temperature in Pea RidgeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec12 AM12 AM2 AM2 AM4 AM4 AM6 AM6 AM8 AM8 AM10 AM10 AM12 PM12 PM2 PM2 PM4 PM4 PM6 PM6 PM8 PM8 PM10 PM10 PM12 AM12 AMNowNowfreezingvery coldvery coldcoldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablewarmhotwarm
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Gardabani, Georgia (6,475 miles away) is the far-away foreign place with temperatures most similar to Pea Ridge (view comparison).

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In Pea Ridge, the average percentage of the sky covered by clouds experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The clearer part of the year in Pea Ridge begins around June 11 and lasts for 4.8 months, ending around November 4.

The clearest month of the year in Pea Ridge is August, during which on average the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 70% of the time.

The cloudier part of the year begins around November 4 and lasts for 7.2 months, ending around June 11.

The cloudiest month of the year in Pea Ridge is February, during which on average the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy 49% of the time.

Cloud Cover Categories in Pea Ridge

Cloud Cover Categories in Pea RidgeclearercloudiercloudierJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%Jul 2971%Jul 2971%Feb 1250%Feb 1250%Jun 1160%Jun 1160%Nov 461%Nov 461%NowNowclearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds.
FractionJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Cloudier 48%49%48%42%44%38%31%30%31%34%43%48%
Clearer 52%51%52%58%56%62%69%70%69%66%57%52%

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. The chance of wet days in Pea Ridge varies throughout the year.

The wetter season lasts 5.9 months, from March 18 to September 14, with a greater than 29% chance of a given day being a wet day. The month with the most wet days in Pea Ridge is May, with an average of 12.7 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

The drier season lasts 6.1 months, from September 14 to March 18. The month with the fewest wet days in Pea Ridge is January, with an average of 4.9 days with at least 0.04 inches of precipitation.

Among wet days, we distinguish between those that experience rain alone, snow alone, or a mixture of the two. The month with the most days of rain alone in Pea Ridge is May, with an average of 12.7 days. Based on this categorization, the most common form of precipitation throughout the year is rain alone, with a peak probability of 43% on May 21.

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Pea Ridge

Daily Chance of Precipitation in Pea RidgewetdrydryJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%May 2143%May 2143%Jan 1215%Jan 1215%Jan 116%Jan 116%Mar 1829%Mar 1829%Sep 1429%Sep 1429%NowNowrainsnowmixed
The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).
Days ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rain 3.2d4.1d7.8d10.1d12.7d11.5d9.5d9.0d8.5d8.2d6.6d4.6d
Mixed 0.7d0.5d0.2d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.1d0.4d
Snow 1.0d0.8d0.5d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.0d0.3d0.8d
Any 4.9d5.4d8.5d10.1d12.7d11.5d9.5d9.0d8.5d8.2d7.1d5.8d

To show variation within the months and not just the monthly totals, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Pea Ridge experiences significant seasonal variation in monthly rainfall.

Rain falls throughout the year in Pea Ridge. The month with the most rain in Pea Ridge is May, with an average rainfall of 4.8 inches.

The month with the least rain in Pea Ridge is January, with an average rainfall of 1.6 inches.

Average Monthly Rainfall in Pea Ridge

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average snowfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainfall 1.6″2.0″3.2″4.1″4.8″4.1″2.8″2.9″3.9″3.5″3.4″2.5″

Snowfall

As with rainfall, we consider the snowfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day of the year. Pea Ridge experiences some seasonal variation in monthly snowfall.

The snowy period of the year lasts for 4.1 months, from November 19 to March 23, with a sliding 31-day snowfall of at least 1.0 inches. The month with the most snow in Pea Ridge is January, with an average snowfall of 2.8 inches.

The snowless period of the year lasts for 7.9 months, from March 23 to November 19. The least snow falls around July 23, with an average total accumulation of 0.0 inches.

Average Monthly Snowfall in Pea Ridge

Average Monthly Snowfall in Pea RidgesnowsnowJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 in0 in2 in2 in4 in4 in6 in6 in8 in8 inJan 282.9 inJan 282.9 inJul 230.0 inJul 230.0 inNov 191.0 inNov 191.0 inMar 231.0 inMar 231.0 inNowNow
The average snowfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average rainfall.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Snowfall 2.8″2.6″1.4″0.1″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.0″0.8″2.1″

The length of the day in Pea Ridge varies significantly over the course of the year. In 2022, the shortest day is December 21, with 9 hours, 40 minutes of daylight; the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 39 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Pea Ridge

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in Pea RidgeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hr12 hr, 6 minMar 2012 hr, 6 minMar 2014 hr, 39 minJun 2114 hr, 39 minJun 2112 hr, 9 minSep 2212 hr, 9 minSep 229 hr, 40 minDec 219 hr, 40 minDec 21nightnightdayNowNow
The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.
Hours ofJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Daylight 10.0h10.9h12.0h13.2h14.1h14.6h14.3h13.5h12.4h11.2h10.2h9.7h

The earliest sunrise is at 5:57 AM on June 13, and the latest sunrise is 1 hour, 46 minutes later at 7:43 AM on November 5. The earliest sunset is at 5:00 PM on December 6, and the latest sunset is 3 hours, 38 minutes later at 8:38 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time (DST) is observed in Pea Ridge during 2022, starting in the spring on March 13, lasting 7.8 months, and ending in the fall on November 6.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Pea Ridge

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight and Daylight Saving Time in Pea RidgeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec2 AM4 AM6 AM8 AM10 AM12 PM2 PM4 PM6 PM8 PM10 PM12 AMJun 135:57 AMJun 135:57 AM8:38 PMJun 288:38 PMJun 28Dec 65:00 PMDec 65:00 PM7:43 AMNov 57:43 AMNov 5Mar 13DSTMar 13DSTDSTNov 6DSTNov 6daynightnightnightSolarMidnightSolarMidnightSolarNoonSunriseSunsetNowNow
The solar day over the course of the year 2022. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray. The transitions to and from daylight saving time are indicated by the 'DST' labels.

The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for 2022. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases.

Moon Rise, Set & Phases in Pea Ridge

The time in which the moon is above the horizon (light blue area), with new moons (dark gray lines) and full moons (blue lines) indicated. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.

Pea Ridge experiences extreme seasonal variation in the perceived humidity.

The muggier period of the year lasts for 4.0 months, from May 22 to September 22, during which time the comfort level is muggy, oppressive, or miserable at least 18% of the time. The month with the most muggy days in Pea Ridge is July, with 21.7 days that are muggy or worse.

The least muggy day of the year is February 8, when muggy conditions are essentially unheard of.

Humidity Comfort Levels in Pea Ridge

Humidity Comfort Levels in Pea RidgemuggyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%0%10%10%20%20%30%30%40%40%50%50%60%60%70%70%80%80%90%90%100%100%Feb 80%Feb 80%Jul 2272%Jul 2272%May 2218%May 2218%Sep 2218%Sep 2218%NowNowoppressiveoppressivemuggymuggydrydryhumidhumidcomfortablecomfortable
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Muggy days 0.0d0.0d0.0d0.3d4.5d15.2d21.7d17.8d7.5d1.1d0.1d0.0d

This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.

The average hourly wind speed in Pea Ridge experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The windier part of the year lasts for 7.0 months, from October 18 to May 17, with average wind speeds of more than 6.7 miles per hour. The windiest month of the year in Pea Ridge is March, with an average hourly wind speed of 8.4 miles per hour.

The calmer time of year lasts for 5.0 months, from May 17 to October 18. The calmest month of the year in Pea Ridge is August, with an average hourly wind speed of 5.2 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in Pea Ridge

Average Wind Speed in Pea RidgewindywindyJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 mph0 mph2 mph2 mph4 mph4 mph6 mph6 mph8 mph8 mph10 mph10 mph12 mph12 mphMar 198.4 mphMar 198.4 mphAug 35.1 mphAug 35.1 mphOct 186.7 mphOct 186.7 mphMay 176.7 mphMay 176.7 mphNowNow
The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Wind Speed (mph) 7.88.18.48.06.85.95.35.25.96.77.37.4

The predominant average hourly wind direction in Pea Ridge is from the south throughout the year.

Wind Direction in Pea Ridge

Wind Direction in Pea RidgeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%NowNowsouthnortheastwest
northeastsouthwest
The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions, excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1.0 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

To characterize how pleasant the weather is in Pea Ridge throughout the year, we compute two travel scores.

The tourism score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 65°F and 80°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Pea Ridge for general outdoor tourist activities is from mid May to late September, with a peak score in the last week of August.

Tourism Score in Pea Ridge

Tourism Score in Pea Ridgebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.46.40.60.66.26.2NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature tourism score
The tourism score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

The beach/pool score favors clear, rainless days with perceived temperatures between 75°F and 90°F. Based on this score, the best time of year to visit Pea Ridge for hot-weather activities is from late June to late August, with a peak score in the third week of July.

Beach/Pool Score in Pea Ridge

Beach/Pool Score in Pea Ridgebest timeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec002244668810106.46.40.00.0NowNowprecipitationprecipitationcloudscloudstemperaturetemperature beach/pool score
The beach/pool score (filled area), and its constituents: the temperature score (red line), the cloud cover score (blue line), and the precipitation score (green line).

Methodology

For each hour between 8:00 AM and 9:00 PM of each day in the analysis period (1980 to 2016), independent scores are computed for perceived temperature, cloud cover, and total precipitation. Those scores are combined into a single hourly composite score, which is then aggregated into days, averaged over all the years in the analysis period, and smoothed.

Our cloud cover score is 10 for fully clear skies, falling linearly to 9 for mostly clear skies, and to 1 for fully overcast skies.

Our precipitation score, which is based on the three-hour precipitation centered on the hour in question, is 10 for no precipitation, falling linearly to 9 for trace precipitation, and to 0 for 0.04 inches of precipitation or more.

Our tourism temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 50°F, rising linearly to 9 for 65°F, to 10 for 75°F, falling linearly to 9 for 80°F, and to 1 for 90°F or hotter.

Our beach/pool temperature score is 0 for perceived temperatures below 65°F, rising linearly to 9 for 75°F, to 10 for 82°F, falling linearly to 9 for 90°F, and to 1 for 100°F or hotter.

Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).

The growing season in Pea Ridge typically lasts for 6.9 months (211 days), from around April 3 to around October 31, rarely starting before March 12 or after April 22, and rarely ending before October 12 or after November 21.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Pea Ridge

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in Pea Ridgegrowing seasonJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%50%Apr 350%Apr 350%Oct 3150%Oct 3190%Apr 2290%Apr 2290%Oct 1290%Oct 1210%Mar 1210%Mar 1210%Nov 2110%Nov 210%Dec 220%Dec 22Jul 16100%Jul 16100%NowNowfreezingvery coldcoldcoolcomfortablewarmhotfrigid
frigid 15°F freezing 32°F very cold 45°F cold 55°F cool 65°F comfortable 75°F warm 85°F hot 95°F sweltering
The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.

Based on growing degree days alone, the first spring blooms in Pea Ridge should appear around March 1, only rarely appearing before February 12 or after March 19.

Growing Degree Days in Pea Ridge

Growing Degree Days in Pea RidgeJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0°F0°F500°F500°F1,000°F1,000°F1,500°F1,500°F2,000°F2,000°F2,500°F2,500°F3,000°F3,000°F3,500°F3,500°F4,000°F4,000°F4,500°F4,500°FMar 187°FMar 187°FMay 25900°FMay 25900°FJul 31,800°FJul 31,800°FDec 314,475°FDec 314,475°FNowNow
The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of the year, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.

The average daily incident shortwave solar energy experiences significant seasonal variation over the course of the year.

The brighter period of the year lasts for 4.0 months, from April 28 to August 28, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter above 6.1 kWh. The brightest month of the year in Pea Ridge is July, with an average of 6.9 kWh.

The darker period of the year lasts for 3.0 months, from November 6 to February 8, with an average daily incident shortwave energy per square meter below 3.3 kWh. The darkest month of the year in Pea Ridge is December, with an average of 2.4 kWh.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Pea Ridge

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in Pea RidgebrightdarkdarkJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec0 kWh0 kWh1 kWh1 kWh2 kWh2 kWh3 kWh3 kWh4 kWh4 kWh5 kWh5 kWh6 kWh6 kWh7 kWh7 kWh8 kWh8 kWh9 kWh9 kWhJul 97.0 kWhJul 97.0 kWhDec 232.3 kWhDec 232.3 kWhApr 286.1 kWhApr 286.1 kWhAug 286.1 kWhAug 286.1 kWhNov 63.3 kWhNov 63.3 kWhFeb 83.3 kWhFeb 83.3 kWhNowNow
The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Solar Energy (kWh) 2.73.54.75.86.46.86.96.35.34.23.02.4

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Pea Ridge are 36.454 deg latitude, -94.115 deg longitude, and 1,289 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Pea Ridge contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 194 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,283 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (787 feet). Within 50 miles contains significant variations in elevation (1,804 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Pea Ridge is covered by cropland (100%), within 10 miles by trees (59%) and cropland (32%), and within 50 miles by trees (48%) and cropland (47%).

This report illustrates the typical weather in Pea Ridge, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.

Temperature and Dew Point

There are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Pea Ridge.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Pea Ridge according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.

The estimated value at Pea Ridge is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Pea Ridge and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:

To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of Pea Ridge and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.

Other Data

All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , by Jean Meeus.

All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.

Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.

Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .

Time zones for airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .

Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.

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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

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