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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1107 PM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE  TRI CITIES MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            92   08/11        MM      MM
                        08/10
LOWEST             55   08/22        MM      MM
                        08/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.3              79.4     3.9
AVG. MINIMUM     63.5              58.3     5.2
MEAN             73.4              68.8     4.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               1.4     2.6
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           5.88              3.31    2.57
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.11    0.08
DAYS >= .01        12              10.4     1.6
DAYS >= .10         7               6.0     1.0
DAYS >= .50         4               2.5     1.5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.8     1.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.23   08/15 TO 08/16
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
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   08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                27     -27
 SINCE 7/1          2                40     -38
COOLING TOTAL     267               146     121
 SINCE 1/1        748               504     244

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/260    DATE  08/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/250    DATE  08/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

-  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 AUGUST 2016


AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    5.62"      3.00"      +2.62"     14TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      4.90"      3.18"      +1.72"     15TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         5.88"      3.31"      +2.57"      9TH WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    21.22"    22.43"      -1.21"     58TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA      19.55"    20.56"      -1.01"     45TH DRIEST
SAGINAW         22.92"    20.52"      +2.40"     22ND WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF AUGUST 31, 2016)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     73.7      72.0       +4.7        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       75.5      68.8       +6.7        2ND WARMEST
SAGINAW          73.4      68.8       +4.6        7TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     86.3      81.4       +4.9        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       87.2      79.7       +7.5        3RD WARMEST
SAGINAW          83.3      79.4       +3.9       14TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     67.2      62.6       +4.6        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       63.9      57.9       +6.0        4TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          63.5      58.3       +5.2        3RD WARMEST


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