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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED FOR PRECIP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
1049 AM EST THU JAN 7 2016

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...THE KALAMAZOO MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...
**NOTE: EQUIPMENT OUTAGE IN JUN 2015 AFFECTED PRECIP DATA**

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            92   09/07        MM      MM       92  08/25
                        08/02
LOWEST            -15   02/20        MM      MM      -13  02/28
                                                          01/28
                                                          01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.4              58.4    -1.0     55.9
AVG. MINIMUM     38.2              40.1    -1.9     37.0
MEAN             47.8              49.3    -1.5     46.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               6.9    -3.9        2
DAYS MAX <= 32     55              48.8     6.2       71
DAYS MIN <= 32    120             125.7    -5.7      138
DAYS MIN <= 0      15               3.6    11.4       16

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          32.09             35.74   -3.65    28.13
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01       124                MM      MM      132
DAYS >= .10        61                MM      MM       70
DAYS >= .50        25                MM      MM       18
DAYS >= 1.00        6                MM      MM        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.17   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6183              6414    -231     7075
 SINCE 7/1       1830              2451    -621     2515
COOLING TOTAL     510               675    -165      609
 SINCE 1/1        510               675    -165      609

FREEZE DATES
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/238
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/320    DATE  02/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/320    DATE  10/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          139
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             96
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         98

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)    146

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             38     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               30     RAIN                      53
LIGHT RAIN              149     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               54     SLEET                      1
FOG                     212     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26
HAZE                    106

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

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63/JAM


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