Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED NWS WHITE LAKE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
901 AM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              95   05/28/2012
                        05/31/1895
                        07/08/1936
 LOW               25   05/10/1966
HIGHEST            89   05/28        MM      MM
LOWEST             34   05/15        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.1              69.9     1.2
AVG. MINIMUM     51.0              49.4     1.6
MEAN             61.0              59.7     1.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.4    -0.4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.46   2004
 MINIMUM         0.43   1920
TOTALS           2.20              3.38   -1.18
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04
DAYS >= .01        12              12.1    -0.1
DAYS >= .10         4               6.9    -2.9
DAYS >= .50         1               2.3    -1.3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.02   05/11 TO 05/12
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.0   1923
                        0
                        0
TOTALS              T                 T     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM                MM      MM
SINCE 7/1        35.3              42.5    -7.2
 LIQUID 7/1      3.53
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.0     2.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   05/15 TO 05/15
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     192               208     -16
 SINCE 7/1       5181              6102    -921
COOLING TOTAL      78                42      36
 SINCE 1/1         78                48      30

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/280    DATE  05/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/280    DATE  05/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     19

-  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 - MAY 2016

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...67.5              MONTHLY TOTAL..........2.52
AVERAGE MINIMUM...43.5              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.81
MONTHLY AVERAGE...55.5              ON THE 14TH
                                    2016 TOTAL............12.99

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............324        MONTHLY TOTAL............T
2015-2016 SEASON TOTAL...6461       2015-2016 SEASON TOTAL...67.3

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...37
2016 TOTAL......37

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2016


MAY 2016 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.20"      3.38"      -1.18"     36TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA      1.72"      3.08"      -1.36"     23RD DRIEST
SAGINAW         2.11"      3.38"      -1.21"     22ND DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    12.73"    12.54"      +0.19"     64TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      12.23"    10.99"      +1.24"     33RD WETTEST
SAGINAW         11.84"    11.65"      +0.19"     39TH WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF MAY 31, 2016)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     61.0      59.7       +1.3       36TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       60.8      56.9       +3.9       20TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          60.3      57.3       +3.0       21ST WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     71.1      69.9       +1.2       37TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       73.2      68.5       +4.7       17TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          71.4      68.0       +3.4       21ST WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     51.1      49.4       +1.6       36TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       48.4      45.3       +3.1       25TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          49.2      46.6       +2.6       22ND 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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