Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
250 AM EST MON NOV 3 2014

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...THE FLINT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1921 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   10/01/2002
                        10/06/1963
                        10/03/1953
 LOW               19   10/21/1974
                        10/30/1966
HIGHEST            72   10/28        MM      MM
                        10/27
LOWEST             29   10/23        MM      MM
                        10/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.0              59.6     1.4
AVG. MINIMUM     41.5              39.4     2.1
MEAN             51.2              49.5     1.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               6.4     1.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.59   2001
 MINIMUM         0.33   2005
TOTALS           1.85              2.47   -0.62
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.08   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        13              10.8     2.2
DAYS >= .10         8               5.7     2.3
DAYS >= .50         0               1.6    -1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   10/03 TO 10/04
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.4   1989
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            0.7               0.4     0.3
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.07              0.00    0.07
SINCE 7/1         0.7               0.4     0.3
 LIQUID 7/1      0.07
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.3     0.7
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7R  MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     419               486     -67
 SINCE 7/1        582               696    -114
COOLING TOTAL       1                 5      -4
 SINCE 1/1        597               531      66

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST      10/10             MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/290    DATE  10/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/270    DATE  10/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     11

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

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2014


OCTOBER 2014 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA      T        0.1"       -0.1"
FLINT AREA       0.7"      0.4"       +0.3"      10TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW           T        0.3"       -0.3"

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA      T        0.1"       -0.1"
FLINT AREA       0.7"      0.4"       +0.3"      10TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW           T        0.3"       -0.3"


PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.36"      2.52"      -0.16"     53RD WETTEST
FLINT AREA      1.85"      2.47"      -0.62"     32ND DRIEST
SAGINAW         2.39"      2.63"      -0.24"     52ND DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    34.49"    28.22"      +6.27"     11TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      32.09"    26.78"      +5.31"     15TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         28.19"    26.98"      +1.21"     33RD WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF OCTOBER 31, 2014)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     52.1      52.4        -0.3      64TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       51.2      49.5        +1.7      42ND WARMEST
SAGINAW          51.1      49.7        +1.4      40TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     60.5      61.6        -1.1      60TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       61.0      59.6        +1.4      43RD WARMEST
SAGINAW          60.2      59.3        +0.9      47TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     43.6      43.3        +0.3      61ST COLDEST
FLINT AREA       41.5      39.4        +2.1      38TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          42.1      40.1        +2.0      35TH WARMEST


DETROIT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO NOVEMBER 1874
FLINT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO JANUARY 1921
SAGINAW HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO 1912


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