Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
131 PM EDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              92   10/07/1963
 LOW               17   10/21/1974
HIGHEST            80   10/04        MM      MM
                        10/02
LOWEST             29   10/24        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.4              61.6     0.8
AVG. MINIMUM     44.3              43.3     1.0
MEAN             53.3              52.4     0.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               1.9     4.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.80   1954
 MINIMUM         0.30   1892
TOTALS           3.48              2.52    0.96
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.08    0.03
DAYS >= .01        11               9.8     1.2
DAYS >= .10         5               5.3    -0.3
DAYS >= .50         1               1.8    -0.8
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.84   10/30 TO 10/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            2.9   1980
                        0
TOTALS              T               0.1    -0.1
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.00      MM
SINCE 7/1           T               0.1    -0.1
 LIQUID 7/1        MM
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.2     0.8
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/23 TO 10/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     375               397     -22
 SINCE 7/1        485               511     -26
COOLING TOTAL      20                 8      12
 SINCE 1/1        891               803      88

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    30/190    DATE  10/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/190    DATE  10/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

-  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 - OCTOBER 2013

...TEMPERATURE DATA...               ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM.... 60.3             MONTHLY TOTAL ..........2.98
AVERAGE MINIMUM.... 39.5             GREATEST DAILY TOTAL....1.44
MONTHLY AVERAGE.... 49.9             ON THE 31ST
                                     2013 TOTAL..............29.26

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...            ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL..........469           MONTHLY TOTAL..........T
2013-14 SEASON TOTAL...768           2013-14 SEASON TOTAL...T

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL.........7
2013 TOTAL............435

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        SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2013


OCTOBER 2013 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   3.48"    2.52"   +0.96"      32ND WETTEST
FLINT AREA     2.61"    2.47"   +0.44"      31ST WETTEST
SAGINAW        3.59"    2.63"   +0.96"      24TH WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA  35.66"   28.22"    +7.44"      6TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA    29.11"   26.78"    +2.33"     26TH WETTEST
SAGINAW       29.50"   26.98"    +2.52"     21ST WETTEST

     *NORMAL TO-DATE (AS OF OCTOBER 31, 2013)


AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   53.3     52.4     +0.9       52ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA     52.6     49.5     +3.1       23RD WARMEST
SAGINAW        52.0     49.7     +2.3       30TH WARMEST


AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   62.4     61.6     +0.8       54TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA     63.5     59.6     +3.9       20TH WARMEST
SAGINAW        62.0     59.3     +2.7       27TH WARMEST


AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   44.3     43.3     +1.0       63RD WARMEST
FLINT AREA     41.7     39.4     +2.3       30TH WARMEST
SAGINAW        42.1     40.1     +2.0       35TH 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 JANUARY 1912





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