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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
855 AM EDT SUN SEP 1 2013

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             104   08/06/1918
 LOW               38   08/29/1982
HIGHEST            89   08/26        MM      MM
LOWEST             51   08/15        MM      MM
                        08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.9              81.4    -0.5
AVG. MINIMUM     62.9              62.6     0.3
MEAN             71.9              72.0    -0.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.5    -2.5
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         8.33   1926
 MINIMUM         0.16   1894
TOTALS           5.98              3.00    2.98
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.10    0.09
DAYS >= .01         7               9.6    -2.6
DAYS >= .10         4               5.9    -1.9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.1     0.9
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.7     1.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.46   08/12 TO 08/12
 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   08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       8                 8       0
 SINCE 7/1         12                10       2
COOLING TOTAL     227               225       2
 SINCE 1/1        793               711      82

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/230    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/220    DATE  08/12

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          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     13

-  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.... 77.0             MONTHLY TOTAL ..........1.88
AVERAGE MINIMUM.... 55.6             GREATEST DAILY TOTAL....0.71
MONTHLY AVERAGE.... 66.3             ON THE 27TH
                                     2013 TOTAL..............27.88

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...            ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL..........44            MONTHLY TOTAL..........0
2013-14 SEASON TOTAL...83            2013-14 SEASON TOTAL...0

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL.........82
2013 TOTAL............355

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        SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 2013


AUGUST 2013 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   5.98"    3.00"   +2.98"      11TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA     2.58"    3.18"   -0.60"      37TH DRIEST
SAGINAW        2.91"    3.31"   -0.40"      45TH WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA  30.98"   22.43"    +8.55"      3RD WETTEST
FLINT AREA    25.59"   20.56"    +5.03"     16TH WETTEST
SAGINAW       24.88"   20.52"    +4.36"     11TH WETTEST

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


AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   71.9     72.0     -0.1       51ST WARMEST
FLINT AREA     69.6     68.8     +0.8       42ND WARMEST
SAGINAW        69.7     68.8     +0.9       35TH WARMEST


AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   81.1     79.7     +1.4       59TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA     78.7     77.9     +0.8       40TH WARMEST
SAGINAW        80.6     79.4     +1.2       38TH COLDEST


AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   62.9     62.6     +0.3       40TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA     58.2     57.9     +0.3       41ST WARMEST
SAGINAW        58.8     58.3     +0.5       38TH 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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