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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
341 PM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              86   03/22/2012
 LOW               -7   03/05/1872
HIGHEST            71   03/09        MM      MM
                        03/08
LOWEST             18   03/02        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.9              45.8     6.1
AVG. MINIMUM     34.4              28.6     5.8
MEAN             43.1              37.2     5.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               3.5    -1.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              20.3    -4.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.63   1913
 MINIMUM         0.38   1910
TOTALS           4.86              2.28    2.58
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.07    0.09
DAYS >= .01        15              11.7     3.3
DAYS >= .10         9               6.2     2.8
DAYS >= .50         4               1.1     2.9
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.2     1.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.50   03/23 TO 03/24
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.2   1900
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            7.4               6.9     0.5
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.74              0.70    0.04
SINCE 7/1        34.0              40.8    -6.8
 LIQUID 7/1      3.40
DAYS >= TRACE       7               5.4     1.6
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.1     0.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      3.3   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     670               862    -192
 SINCE 7/1       4435              5415    -980
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              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/240    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/240    DATE  03/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      1
FOG                      21     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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