Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
117 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         69    536 PM  89    1959  66      3       57
  MINIMUM         44    609 AM  28    1983  44      0       49
  AVERAGE         57                        55      2       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.73 1976   0.12  -0.12     0.31
  MONTH TO DATE    1.11                      0.61   0.50     0.62
  SINCE MAR 1      9.97                      6.33   3.64     5.74
  SINCE JAN 1     14.90                     10.21   4.69     8.78

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.3  1954   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     19.5                      10.1    9.4      3.3
  SINCE JUL 1     61.1                      74.9  -13.8     78.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        8                        10     -2       12
  MONTH TO DATE   66                        55     11       26
  SINCE MAR 1   1379                      1483   -104     1541
  SINCE JUL 1   5456                      6260   -804     6843

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        1
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         9     -9        1
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         9     -9        1
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   8   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   N (350)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (280)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  78 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           400 AM
 LOWEST     37           400 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        90      1959
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        25      1968


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   629 AM EDT   SUNSET   849 PM EDT
MAY  7 2016...........SUNRISE   628 AM EDT   SUNSET   850 PM EDT


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




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