Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
808 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE FLINT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1921 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/21/2012
 LOW              -16   03/03/2014
HIGHEST            61   03/31        MM      MM
LOWEST            -16R  03/03        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.5              43.5    -7.0
AVG. MINIMUM     15.4              24.8    -9.4
MEAN             26.0              34.1    -8.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               4.6     6.4
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              24.1     2.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               0.3     3.7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.33   1948
 MINIMUM         0.25   1958
TOTALS           1.21              1.91   -0.70
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.06   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         9              11.3    -2.3
DAYS >= .10         5               5.0     0.0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.8    -0.8
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   03/12 TO 03/12
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.4   1965
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            9.4               6.5     2.9
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.94              0.60    0.34
SINCE 7/1        82.6              45.1    37.5
 LIQUID 7/1      8.26
DAYS >= TRACE      11               6.2     4.8
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.2     0.8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16   03/06
                        03/05
                        03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      4.5R  03/12 TO 03/12
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1204               957     247
 SINCE 7/1       6725              6045     680
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              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/010    DATE  03/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/360    DATE  03/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     15

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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        SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2014


MARCH 2014 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
              ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   12.5"    6.9"     +5.4"      25TH MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      9.4"    6.5"     +2.9"      26TH MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW         5.8"    6.4"     -0.6"      57TH MOST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   91.7"    40.8"    +50.9"      2ND MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA     82.6"    45.1"    +37.5"      3RD MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW        58.9"    39.8"    +19.1"     15TH MOST SNOWY

     *NORMAL TO-DATE (AS OF MARCH 31, 2014)

PRECIPITATION
              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   1.49"    2.28"   -0.79"      28TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA     1.21"    1.91"   -0.70"      14TH DRIEST
SAGINAW        1.03"    2.06"   -1.03"      12TH DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   7.23"    6.26"    +0.97"     44TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA     5.22"    5.02"    +0.20"     41TH WETTEST
SAGINAW        4.81"    5.38"    -0.57"     57TH WETTEST

     *NORMAL TO-DATE (AS OF MARCH 31, 2014)


AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA   28.7     37.2    -8.5       11TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA     26.0     34.1    -8.1        2ND COLDEST
SAGINAW        25.4     33.7    -8.3        5TH COLDEST


AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA   37.6     45.8    -8.2       25TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA     36.5     43.5    -7.0       10TH COLDEST
SAGINAW        34.4     42.2    -7.8        9TH COLDEST


AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA    19.7    28.6    -8.9        7TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA      15.4    24.8    -9.4        2ND COLDEST
SAGINAW         16.4    25.3    -8.9        4TH COLDEST



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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