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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
808 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/22/2012
 LOW               -7   03/05/1872
HIGHEST            58   03/31        MM      MM
LOWEST              0   03/04        MM      MM
                        03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.6              45.8    -8.2
AVG. MINIMUM     19.7              28.6    -8.9
MEAN             28.7              37.2    -8.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10               3.5     6.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              20.3     6.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.0     2.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.63   1913
 MINIMUM         0.38   1910
TOTALS           1.49              2.28   -0.79
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         9              11.7    -2.7
DAYS >= .10         5               6.2    -1.2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.1    -0.1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   03/12 TO 03/12
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.2   1900
                        0
                        0
TOTALS           12.5               6.9     5.6
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.25              0.70    0.55
SINCE 7/1        91.7              40.8    50.9
 LIQUID 7/1      9.17
DAYS >= TRACE      12               5.4     6.6
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.1     1.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16R  03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      6.6   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1119               862     257
 SINCE 7/1       6369              5415     954
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/200    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/200    DATE  03/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      1
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      8

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

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CLIMATOLOGICAL STATISTICS FOR THE NWS WHITE LAKE - MARCH 2014

...TEMPERATURE DATA...               ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM.... 33.7             MONTHLY TOTAL ......... 1.75
AVERAGE MINIMUM.... 12.5             GREATEST DAILY TOTAL... 0.73
MONTHLY AVERAGE.... 23.1             ON THE 12TH
                                     2014 TOTAL............. 5.88

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...            ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL......... 1291          MONTHLY TOTAL......... 12.4
2013-14 SEASON TOTAL.. 7300          2013-14 SEASON TOTAL.. 82.7

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL........ 0
2014 TOTAL........... 0

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        SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2014


MARCH 2014 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
              ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   12.5"    6.9"     +5.4"      25TH MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      9.4"    6.5"     +2.9"      26TH MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW         5.8"    6.4"     -0.6"      57TH MOST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   91.7"    40.8"    +50.9"      2ND MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA     82.6"    45.1"    +37.5"      3RD MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW        58.9"    39.8"    +19.1"     15TH MOST SNOWY

     *NORMAL TO-DATE (AS OF MARCH 31, 2014)

PRECIPITATION
              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   1.49"    2.28"   -0.79"      28TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA     1.21"    1.91"   -0.70"      14TH DRIEST
SAGINAW        1.03"    2.06"   -1.03"      12TH DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   7.23"    6.26"    +0.97"     44TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA     5.22"    5.02"    +0.20"     41TH WETTEST
SAGINAW        4.81"    5.38"    -0.57"     57TH WETTEST

     *NORMAL TO-DATE (AS OF MARCH 31, 2014)


AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA   28.7     37.2    -8.5       11TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA     26.0     34.1    -8.1        2ND COLDEST
SAGINAW        25.4     33.7    -8.3        5TH COLDEST


AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA   37.6     45.8    -8.2       25TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA     36.5     43.5    -7.0       10TH COLDEST
SAGINAW        34.4     42.2    -7.8        9TH COLDEST


AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA    19.7    28.6    -8.9        7TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA      15.4    24.8    -9.4        2ND COLDEST
SAGINAW         16.4    25.3    -8.9        4TH 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 JANUARY 1912





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