Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
152 PM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI (ASOS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   05/31/1934
 LOW              -13   03/08/1943
HIGHEST            88   05/25        85       3       85  05/07
LOWEST              6   03/04         6       0        0  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.1              57.4     1.7     57.6
AVG. MINIMUM     38.9              37.5     1.4     36.4
MEAN             49.0              47.4     1.6     47.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               4.3    -1.3        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              31.0    -5.0       34
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.1    -0.1        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.37   1976
 MINIMUM         3.72   1936
TOTALS          11.87              9.70    2.17     8.59
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.11    0.02     0.09
DAYS >= .01        41              35.7     5.3       31
DAYS >= .10        28              20.5     7.5       21
DAYS >= .50        10               5.5     4.5        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.8    -1.8        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   03/30 TO 03/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.4   1965
 24 HR TOTAL     13.6   03/02/2002 TO 03/02/2002
 SNOW DEPTH        20   03/02/2014
TOTALS           19.5              10.1     9.4      3.3
SINCE 7/1        61.1              74.9   -13.8     78.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE      19               8.5    10.5       13
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.7     1.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   03/02                          8  03/07
                                                          03/05
                                                          03/06
 24 HR TOTAL      7.4   03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1519              1664    -145     1687
 SINCE 7/1         MM              6440      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL      71                46      25       52
 SINCE 1/1         71                47      24       52

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/03/1946
 LATEST       06/04/1945
EARLIEST                        10/13
LATEST                          05/02
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/149
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/240    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/240    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   52
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             46
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         32

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      22
LIGHT RAIN               42     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      6
FOG                      47     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
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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EBW



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