Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
243 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

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            81   04/18        MM      MM
LOWEST             20   04/05        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.2              59.1    -2.9
AVG. MINIMUM     36.4              39.4    -3.0
MEAN             46.3              49.2    -2.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32     10               5.6     4.4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.89   1947
 MINIMUM         0.53   1899
TOTALS           2.31              2.90   -0.59
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        14              12.2     1.8
DAYS >= .10         6               7.0    -1.0
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.62   04/30 TO 04/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.7   1886
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            1.3               1.7    -0.4
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.13              0.20   -0.07
SINCE 7/1        35.3              42.5    -7.2
 LIQUID 7/1      3.53
DAYS >= TRACE       8               1.6     6.4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4R  MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     554               479      75
 SINCE 7/1       4989              5894    -905
COOLING TOTAL       0                 6      -6
 SINCE 1/1          0                 6      -6

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/200    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/310    DATE  04/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      2
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     14

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

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