Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
837 AM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

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            53   01/31        MM      MM
LOWEST              8   01/18        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.9              32.0     2.9
AVG. MINIMUM     21.3              19.1     2.2
MEAN             28.1              25.6     2.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13              15.7    -2.7
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              26.7     2.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.0    -2.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.02   1932
 MINIMUM         0.23   1961
TOTALS           1.34              1.96   -0.62
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.06   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        11              13.1    -2.1
DAYS >= .10         4               5.6    -1.6
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   01/10 TO 01/10
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           39.1   2014
TOTALS            8.4              12.5    -4.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.84              1.20   -0.36
SINCE 7/1        15.9              23.7    -7.8
 LIQUID 7/1      1.59
DAYS >= TRACE      19              10.4     8.6
DAYS >= 1.0         4               3.7     0.3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/14
                        01/13
                        01/12
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   01/10 TO 01/10
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1139              1223     -84
 SINCE 7/1       2791              3520    -729
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              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/250    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               20     SLEET                      1
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     12

-  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 2016

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...31.5              MONTHLY TOTAL..........1.42
AVERAGE MINIMUM...16.3              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.31
MONTHLY AVERAGE...23.9              ON THE 10TH
                                   2016 TOTAL..............1.42

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............1269       MONTHLY TOTAL............12.5
2015-2016 SEASON TOTAL...3438       2015-2016 SEASON TOTAL...30.5

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...0
2016 TOTAL......0

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JANUARY 2016


JANUARY 2016 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     8.4"     12.5"       -4.1"      63RD LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      14.6"     13.1"       +1.5"      26TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW          8.1"     11.9"       -3.8"      40TH LEAST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1*
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    15.9"     23.7"        -7.8"     40TH LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      27.9"     27.8"        +0.1"     34TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW         15.8"     24.8"        -9.0"     27TH LEAST SNOWY

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF JANUARY 31, 2015)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.04"      1.71"      +0.33"     39TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA      1.64"      1.63"      +0.01"     42ND WETTEST
SAGINAW         2.04"      1.71"      +0.33"     31ST WETTEST


AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     28.1      25.6       +2.5       46TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       28.1      22.4       +5.7       16TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          26.7      22.2       +4.5       20TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     34.9      32.0       +2.9       38TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       34.6      29.6       +5.0       19TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          32.1      28.9       +3.2       29TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     21.3      19.1       +2.2       48TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       21.5      15.3       +6.2       14TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          21.3      15.6       +5.7       13TH 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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