Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1157 AM EDT THU MAY 1 2014

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...THE FLINT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              89   04/06/1912
                        04/29/1895
 LOW                3   04/03/1896
HIGHEST            81   04/21        MM      MM
LOWEST             19   04/16        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.7              57.3     2.4
AVG. MINIMUM     34.6              35.5    -0.9
MEAN             47.2              46.4     0.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     13              11.1     1.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.44   2013
 MINIMUM         0.62   1942
TOTALS           2.48              2.89   -0.41
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.10   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        14              12.6     1.4
DAYS >= .10         8               6.8     1.2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.4    -0.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.96   04/29 TO 04/29
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.3   1975
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            1.3               2.3    -1.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.13              0.20   -0.07
SINCE 7/1        83.9              47.4    36.5
 LIQUID 7/1      8.39
DAYS >= TRACE       3               2.3     0.7
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/15
 24 HR TOTAL      0.7   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     527               562     -35
 SINCE 7/1       7252              6607     645
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4
 SINCE 1/1          0                 4      -4

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/260    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/210    DATE  04/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      7

-  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 APRIL 2014


APRIL 2014 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
              ACTUAL   NORMAL   DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    3.2"    1.7      +1.5"      25TH MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      1.3"    2.3"     -1.0"      45TH MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW         1.4"    1.7"     -0.3"      36TH MOST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   94.9"    42.5"    +52.4"      1ST MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA     83.9"    47.4"    +36.5"      1ST MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW        60.3"    41.5"    +18.8"     15TH MOST SNOWY

     *NORMAL TO-DATE (AS OF APRIL 30, 2014)

PRECIPITATION
              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   2.57"    2.90"   -0.33"      69TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA     2.48"    2.89"   -0.41"      39TH DRIEST
SAGINAW        3.55"    2.89"   +0.66"      22ND WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

              ACTUAL   NORMAL*  DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA   9.80"    9.16"    +0.64"     57TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA     7.70"    7.91"    -0.21"     43RD DRIEST
SAGINAW        8.36"    8.27"    +0.09"     39TH WETTEST

     *NORMAL TO-DATE (AS OF APRIL 30, 2014)


AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA   48.9     49.2    -0.3       47TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA     47.2     46.4    +0.8       38TH WARMEST
SAGINAW        46.6     46.1    +0.5       37TH WARMEST


AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA   60.1     59.1    +1.0       28TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA     59.7     57.3    +2.4       22ND WARMEST
SAGINAW        57.3     56.1    +1.2       34TH WARMEST


AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE

              ACTUAL   NORMAL  DEPARTURE      RANKING
DETROIT AREA    37.7    39.4    -1.7       66TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA      34.6    35.5    -0.9       30TH COLDEST
SAGINAW         35.9    36.0    -0.1       45TH 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 JANUARY 1912







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