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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
910 PM EST SAT JAN 2 2016

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   07/06/2012
 LOW              -37   02/02/1868
HIGHEST            92   08/02        MM      MM       89  09/05
LOWEST            -16   02/20        MM      MM      -13  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.0              57.5     0.5     54.7
AVG. MINIMUM     38.8              39.1    -0.3     36.1
MEAN             48.4              48.3     0.1     45.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               7.0    -6.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     60              51.0     9.0       80
DAYS MIN <= 32    128             131.0    -3.0      149
DAYS MIN <= 0      18               7.6    10.4       21

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        41.45   2013
 MINIMUM        27.75   2010
TOTALS          34.52             31.77    2.75    37.48
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.09    0.00     0.10
DAYS >= .01       131             136.8    -5.8      140
DAYS >= .10        69              69.0     0.0       74
DAYS >= .50        18              19.3    -1.3       22
DAYS >= 1.00        4               5.2    -1.2        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.77   MM                       06/11 TO 06/11
                                                          01/05 TO 01/05
                                                          01/05 TO 01/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           86.3   2008
 24 HR TOTAL      9.5   01/05/2014 TO 01/05/2014
 SNOW DEPTH        19   02/19/2014
                        02/18/2014
TOTALS           38.0              51.1   -13.1     60.3
SINCE 7/1        10.1              16.8    -6.7      7.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= TRACE      67              44.7    22.3       98
DAYS >= 1.0        12              16.3    -4.3       15
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   02/03                         19  02/19
                        02/02                             02/18
 24 HR TOTAL      8.2   MM                       01/05 TO 01/05
                                                          01/05 TO 01/05
                                                          01/05 TO 01/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6491              6711    -220     7505
 SINCE 7/1       1905              2552    -647     2625
COOLING TOTAL     615               623      -8      490
 SINCE 1/1        615               625     -10      490

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/03/1894
 LATEST       07/15/1863
EARLIEST                        10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/238
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/240    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          157
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            111
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         96

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             18     MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN               29     RAIN                      55
LIGHT RAIN              141     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          7     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      13
LIGHT SNOW               62     SLEET                      4
FOG                     199     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     27
HAZE                    121

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

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