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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
358 PM EST FRI FEB 3 2017

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              67   01/25/1950
 LOW              -21   01/21/1984
HIGHEST            59   01/21        MM      MM
LOWEST              5   01/07        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.1              32.0     6.1
AVG. MINIMUM     26.2              19.1     7.1
MEAN             32.1              25.6     6.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9              15.7    -6.7
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              26.7    -6.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.0    -2.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.02   1932
 MINIMUM         0.23   1961
TOTALS           2.83              1.96    0.87
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.06    0.03
DAYS >= .01        19              13.1     5.9
DAYS >= .10         9               5.6     3.4
DAYS >= .50         1               0.9     0.1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   01/16 TO 01/17
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           39.1   2014
TOTALS           11.8              12.5    -0.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.18              1.20   -0.02
SINCE 7/1        28.7              23.7     5.0
 LIQUID 7/1      2.87
DAYS >= TRACE      12              10.4     1.6
DAYS >= 1.0         4               3.7     0.3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/31
 24 HR TOTAL      3.2   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1009              1223    -214
 SINCE 7/1       2987              3520    -533
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST      01/01             MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/250    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/260    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.90
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         26

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      3
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
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 - JANUARY 2017

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...32.3              MONTHLY TOTAL..........3.83
AVERAGE MINIMUM...20.1              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.81
MONTHLY AVERAGE...26.2              ON THE 11TH
                                    2017 TOTAL............3.83

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............1198       MONTHLY TOTAL............10.6
2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...3598       2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...30.2

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

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 2017


JANUARY 2017 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    11.8"      12.5"       -0.7"     60TH SNOWIEST
FLINT AREA      10.4"      13.1"       -2.7"     46TH LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW          9.8"      11.9"       -2.1"     38TH LEAST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     28.7"     23.7"       +5.0"     40TH SNOWIEST
FLINT AREA       30.6"     27.8"       +2.8"     24TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW          28.0"     24.8"       +3.2"     31ST SNOWIEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF JANUARY 31, 2017)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.83"      1.96"      +0.87"     32ND WETTEST
FLINT AREA      3.13"      1.63"      +1.50"      6TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         2.54"      1.71"      +0.83"     21ST WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.83"      1.96"      +0.87"     32ND WETTEST
FLINT AREA      3.13"      1.63"      +1.50"      6TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         2.54"      1.71"      +0.83"     21ST WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF JANUARY 31, 2017)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     32.1      25.6       +6.5       12TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       28.9      22.4       +6.5       12TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          27.9      22.2       +5.7       15TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     38.1      32.0       +6.1       12TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       34.3      29.6       +4.7       20TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          32.8      28.9       +3.9       25TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     26.2      19.1       +7.1        9TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       23.4      15.3       +8.1        7TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          23.0      15.6       +7.4       15TH 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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