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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1059 AM EDT WED OCT 2 2013

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 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             100   09/03/1953
                        09/02/1953
                        09/15/1939
 LOW               29   09/23/1974
HIGHEST            93   09/10        MM      MM
LOWEST             42   09/17        MM      MM
                        09/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.7              74.0    -0.3
AVG. MINIMUM     54.5              54.7    -0.2
MEAN             64.1              64.4    -0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               0.5     1.5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.52   1986
 MINIMUM         0.39   1877
TOTALS           1.20              3.27   -2.07
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.11   -0.07
DAYS >= .01         9               9.5    -0.5
DAYS >= .10         3               5.9    -2.9
DAYS >= .50         1               2.2    -1.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.82   09/20 TO 09/21
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   0
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   09/30 TO 09/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      98               104      -6
 SINCE 7/1        110               114      -4
COOLING TOTAL      78                84      -6
 SINCE 1/1        871               795      76

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  09/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/300    DATE  09/12

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          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

-  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 - AUGUST 2013

...TEMPERATURE DATA...               ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM.... 70.5             MONTHLY TOTAL ..........1.38
AVERAGE MINIMUM.... 47.5             GREATEST DAILY TOTAL....0.49
MONTHLY AVERAGE.... 59.0             ON THE 11TH
                                     2013 TOTAL..............29.26

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...            ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL..........216           MONTHLY TOTAL..........0
2013-14 SEASON TOTAL...299           2013-14 SEASON TOTAL...0

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL.........43
2013 TOTAL............428

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        SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 2013


SEPTEMBER 2013 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   1.20"    3.27"   -2.47"      17TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA     0.61"    3.75"   -3.14"       5TH DRIEST
SAGINAW        1.03"    3.83"   -2.80"       8TH DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA  32.18"   25.70"    +6.48"      9TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA    26.20"   24.31"    +1.89"     28TH WETTEST
SAGINAW       25.91"   24.35"    +1.56"     23RD WETTEST

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


AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   64.1     64.4     -0.3       69TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA     62.1     61.1     +1.0       42ND WARMEST
SAGINAW        62.0     61.3     +0.7       40TH WARMEST


AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   73.7     74.0     -0.3       65TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA     74.8     72.3     +2.5       25TH WARMEST
SAGINAW        73.2     72.1     +1.1       37TH WARMEST


AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   54.5     54.7     -0.2       64TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA     49.5     49.9     -0.4       32ND COLDEST
SAGINAW        50.8     50.5     +0.3       49TH 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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