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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
214 PM EST MON FEB 2 2015

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...THE  TRI CITIES MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            44   01/17        MM      MM
LOWEST             -6   01/14        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.1              28.9    -0.8
AVG. MINIMUM     13.6              15.6    -2.0
MEAN             20.8              22.2    -1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18              19.0    -1.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              29.0     2.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               3.3    -2.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.02              1.71   -0.69
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.06   -0.03
DAYS >= .01        10              10.6    -0.6
DAYS >= .10         4               4.2    -0.2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.37   01/03 TO 01/04
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           11.9              11.9     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.19              1.20   -0.01
SINCE 7/1        15.7              24.8    -9.1
 LIQUID 7/1      1.57
DAYS >= TRACE      22               8.8    13.2
DAYS >= 1.0         6               4.1     1.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/24
                        01/23
                        01/22
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   01/21 TO 01/21
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1362              1325      37
 SINCE 7/1       3871              3965     -94
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST      01/01             MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/240    DATE  01/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/240    DATE  01/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     18

-  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 JANUARY 2015


JANUARY 2015 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    14.2"     12.5"       +1.7"     42ND MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      13.5"     13.1"       +0.4"     33RD MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW         11.9"     11.9"        0.0"     40TH MOST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    18.3"     23.7"       -5.4"      51ST LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      23.5"     27.8"       -4.3"      44TH MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW         15.7"     24.8"       -9.1"      26TH LEAST SNOWY


PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    1.42"      1.20"      +0.22"     44TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA      1.35"      1.30"      +0.05"     42ND DRIEST
SAGINAW         1.02"      1.71"      -0.69"     29TH DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     1.42"     1.20"      +0.22"     44TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA       1.35"     1.30"      +0.05"     42ND DRIEST
SAGINAW          1.02"     1.71"      -0.69"     29TH DRIEST

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

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     21.2      25.6        -4.4      36TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       20.9      22.4        -1.5      32ND COLDEST
SAGINAW          20.8      22.2        -1.4      44TH COLDEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     28.1      32.0        -3.9      36TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       29.0      29.6        -0.6      38TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          28.1      28.9        -0.8      45TH COLDEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     14.4      19.1        -4.7      36TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       12.9      15.3        -2.4      28TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          13.6      15.6        -2.0      41ST COLDEST


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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