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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
816 AM EST MON NOV 7 2016

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              92   10/07/1963
 LOW               13   10/02/2016
HIGHEST            81   10/17        MM      MM
LOWEST             34   10/28        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.5              61.6     2.9
AVG. MINIMUM     47.3              43.3     4.0
MEAN             55.9              52.4     3.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.9    -1.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.80   1954
 MINIMUM         0.30   1892
TOTALS           2.98              2.52    0.46
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.08    0.02
DAYS >= .01        10               9.8     0.2
DAYS >= .10         7               5.3     1.7
DAYS >= .50         3               1.8     1.2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.00   10/20 TO 10/20
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.9   1980
                        0
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.1    -0.1
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     297               397    -100
 SINCE 7/1        327               511    -184
COOLING TOTAL      22                 8      14
 SINCE 1/1       1177               803     374

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/210    DATE  10/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/210    DATE  10/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     16

-  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 - OCTOBER 2016

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...61.1              MONTHLY TOTAL..........2.78
AVERAGE MINIMUM...41.8              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.72
MONTHLY AVERAGE...51.5              ON THE 20TH
                                    2016 TOTAL............31.92

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............416        MONTHLY TOTAL............T
2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...543        2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...T

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...6
2016 TOTAL......544

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2016


OCTOBER 2016 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.98"      2.52"      +0.46"     28TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      3.18"      2.47"      +0.71"     21ST WETTEST
SAGINAW         2.39"      2.63"      -0.24"     33RD DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    30.48"    28.22"      +2.26"     42ND WETTEST
FLINT AREA      27.14"    26.78"      -0.36"     38TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         28.49"    26.98"      +1.51"     35TH WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF OCTOBER 31, 2016)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     55.9      52.4       +3.5       25TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       53.2      49.5       +3.7       20TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          54.0      49.7       +4.3       12TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     64.5      61.6       +2.9       28TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       63.3      59.6       +3.7       21SS WARMEST
SAGINAW          63.5      59.3       +4.2       17TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     47.3      43.3       +4.0       20TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       43.2      39.4       +3.8       18TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          44.5      40.1       +4.4       11TH 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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