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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1249 AM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE HOUGHTON LAKE MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1913 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              64   12/05/2001
 LOW              -28   12/18/1926
HIGHEST            45   12/27        MM      MM       49  12/05
LOWEST              4   12/02        MM      MM       -8  12/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.6              30.5     2.1     24.8
AVG. MINIMUM     21.3              17.3     4.0     11.9
MEAN             27.0              23.9     3.1     18.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              17.4    -3.4       24
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              29.3    -1.3       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.4    -2.4        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.43              1.65   -0.22     2.20
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.05    0.00     0.07
DAYS >= .01         8              14.0    -6.0       19
DAYS >= .10         4               4.5    -0.5        8
DAYS >= .50         1               0.7     0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   12/24 TO 12/24
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            6.0              15.9    -9.9     21.1
SINCE 7/1        18.9              25.0    -6.1     24.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        6
DAYS >= TRACE      15              13.2     1.8       28
DAYS >= 1.0         2               5.1    -3.1        7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/19                         13  12/27
                        12/18                             12/26
 24 HR TOTAL      3.6   MM                           4.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1171              1274    -103     1439
 SINCE 7/1       3174              3157      17     3304
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        210               287     -77      381
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/240    DATE  12/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/240    DATE  12/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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