Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
840 AM EDT MON JUN 8 2015

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   05/28/2012
                        05/31/1895
                        07/08/1936
 LOW               25   05/10/1966
HIGHEST            87   05/08        MM      MM
LOWEST             39   05/14        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.1              69.9     5.2
AVG. MINIMUM     54.0              49.4     4.6
MEAN             64.5              59.7     4.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.46   2004
 MINIMUM         0.43   1920
TOTALS           5.53              3.38    2.15
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.11    0.07
DAYS >= .01        16              12.1     3.9
DAYS >= .10        10               6.9     3.1
DAYS >= .50         3               2.3     0.7
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.25   05/30 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.0   1923
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00                MM      MM
SINCE 7/1        47.5              42.5     5.0
 LIQUID 7/1      4.75
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     109               208     -99
 SINCE 7/1       6598              6102     496
COOLING TOTAL     104                42      62
 SINCE 1/1        104                48      56

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/220    DATE  05/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/220    DATE  05/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               22     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     12

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

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MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR NWS WHITE LAKE - MAY 2015

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...71.0              MONTHLY TOTAL..........5.60
AVERAGE MINIMUM...48.3              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...1.43
MONTHLY AVERAGE...59.6              ON THE 30TH
                                    2015 TOTAL............10.44

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............198        MONTHLY TOTAL............0.0
2014-2015 SEASON TOTAL...7880       2014-2015 SEASON TOTAL...47.9

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...40
2015 TOTAL......40

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2015


MAY 2015 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    5.53"      3.38"      +2.15"     12TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      3.40"      3.08"      +0.32"     38TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         3.34"      3.38"      -0.04"     40TH WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    11.74"    12.54"      -0.80"     58TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA       8.12"    10.99"      -2.87"     12TH DRIEST
SAGINAW          8.64"    11.65"      -3.01"     18TH DRIEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF MAY 31, 2015)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     64.5      59.7        +4.8       7TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       62.9      56.9        +6.0       6TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          61.6      57.3        +4.3      10TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     75.1      69.9        +5.2       9TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       74.5      68.5        +6.0      12TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          72.9      68.0        +4.9       8TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     54.0      49.4        +4.6       9TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       51.3      45.3        +6.0       6TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          50.3      46.6        +3.7      10TH 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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