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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
810 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              70   02/24/2017
                        02/11/1999
                        07/08/1936
 LOW              -20   02/09/1875
HIGHEST            70R  02/24        MM      MM
LOWEST             12   02/03        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.4              35.2    12.2
AVG. MINIMUM     28.5              21.0     7.5
MEAN             37.9              28.1     9.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4              10.6    -6.6
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              24.3    -6.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.8    -0.8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.41   1881
 MINIMUM         0.04   1877
TOTALS           1.90              2.02   -0.12
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.07    0.00
DAYS >= .01         9              10.6    -1.6
DAYS >= .10         4               5.0    -1.0
DAYS >= .50         1               1.1    -0.1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.2     0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.01   02/07 TO 02/07
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           38.4   1908
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            2.2              10.2    -8.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.22              1.00   -0.78
SINCE 7/1        30.9              33.9    -3.0
 LIQUID 7/1      3.09
DAYS >= TRACE      12               8.3     3.7
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.2    -2.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   02/01
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     751              1033    -282
 SINCE 7/1       3738              4553    -815
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              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/270    DATE  02/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/300    DATE  02/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      1
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     14

-  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 - FEBRUARY 2017

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...42.3              MONTHLY TOTAL..........1.53
AVERAGE MINIMUM...21.7              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.61
MONTHLY AVERAGE...32.0              ON THE 7TH
                                    2017 TOTAL............5.36

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............916        MONTHLY TOTAL............2.5
2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...4514       2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...32.7

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...0
2017 TOTAL......0

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 2017


FEBRUARY 2017 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     2.2"      10.2"       -8.0"      8TH LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA       1.9"      10.8"       -8.9"      3RD LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW          1.9"       8.6"       -6.7"      5TH LEAST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     30.9"     33.9"       -3.0"     63RD LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA       32.5"     38.6"       -6.1"     46TH LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW          29.9"     33.4"       -3.5"     35TH LEAST SNOWY

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF FEBRUARY 28, 2017)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    1.90"      2.02       -0.12"     67TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      2.42"      1.48"      +0.94"     12TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         1.97"      1.61"      +0.36"     22ND WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    4.73"      3.98"      +0.75"     53RD WETTEST
FLINT AREA      5.55"      3.11"      +2.44"      4TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         4.51"      3.32"      +1.19"      5TH WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF FEBRUARY 28, 2017)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     37.9      28.1       +9.8        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       34.4      24.8       +9.6        2ND WARMEST
SAGINAW          33.6      24.5       +9.1        1ST WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     47.4      35.2      +12.2        1ST WARMEST
FLINT AREA       43.6      32.8      +10.8        1ST WARMEST
SAGINAW          41.4      31.7       +9.7        1ST WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     28.5      21.0       +7.5        3RD WARMEST
FLINT AREA       25.3      16.9       +8.4        2ND WARMEST
SAGINAW          25.8      17.3       +8.5        2ND 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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