Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
922 AM EDT WED MAY 3 2017

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   04/12/1977
 LOW                8   04/18/1875
HIGHEST            83   04/15        MM      MM
LOWEST             33   04/08        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.5              59.1     5.4
AVG. MINIMUM     44.1              39.4     4.7
MEAN             54.3              49.2     5.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               5.6    -5.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.89   1947
 MINIMUM         0.53   1899
TOTALS           3.55              2.90    0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.10    0.02
DAYS >= .01        13              12.2     0.8
DAYS >= .10         8               7.0     1.0
DAYS >= .50         3               1.8     1.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.93   04/05 TO 04/06
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.7   1886
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            0.1               1.7    -1.6
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.01              0.20   -0.19
SINCE 7/1        37.9              42.5    -4.6
 LIQUID 7/1      3.79
DAYS >= TRACE       2               1.6     0.4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1R  MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     324               479    -155
 SINCE 7/1       4927              5894    -967
COOLING TOTAL       7                 6       1
 SINCE 1/1          7                 6       1

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/220    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/230    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     12

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

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MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR NWS WHITE LAKE - APRIL 2017

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...59.8              MONTHLY TOTAL..........3.67
AVERAGE MINIMUM...39.2              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.77
MONTHLY AVERAGE...49.5              ON THE 30TH
                                    2017 TOTAL............12.87

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............455        MONTHLY TOTAL............1.9
2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...6007       2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...40.0

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...0
2017 TOTAL......0

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 2017


APRIL 2017 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     0.1"       1.7"       -1.6"     37TH LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA       1.5"       2.3"       -0.8"     40TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW           T         1.7        -1.7"     36TH LEAST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     37.9"     42.5"       -4.6"     63RD LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA       39.4"     47.4"       -8.0"     43RD LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW          37.4"     41.5"       -4.1"     34TH LEAST SNOWY

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF APRIL 30, 2017)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    3.55"      2.90"      +0.65"     38TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      5.19"      2.89"      +2.30"      9TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         5.89"      2.89"      +3.00"      5TH WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    12.54"     9.16"      +3.38"      7TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      13.95"     7.91"      +6.04"      1ST WETTEST
SAGINAW         13.20"     8.27"      +4.93"      4TH WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF APRIL 30, 2017)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     54.3      49.2       +5.3        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       51.3      46.4       +4.9        7TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          50.8      46.1       +4.7        7TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     64.5      59.1       +5.1        4TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       62.2      57.3       +4.9        9TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          61.0      56.1       +4.9        9TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     44.1      39.4       +4.7        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       40.5      35.5       +5.0        5TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          40.5      36.0       +4.5        5TH WARMEST


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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