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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1213 AM EDT FRI SEP 4 2015

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...THE FLINT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1921 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   08/24/1947
 LOW               37   08/29/1982
HIGHEST            93   08/02        MM      MM
LOWEST             46   08/28        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.9              79.7     1.2
AVG. MINIMUM     60.3              57.9     2.4
MEAN             70.6              68.8     1.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               1.5     0.5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.04   1975
 MINIMUM         0.32   2010
TOTALS           2.85              3.18   -0.33
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01
DAYS >= .01        11              10.0     1.0
DAYS >= .10         5               6.2    -1.2
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.39   08/02 TO 08/03
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   0
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      14                29     -15
 SINCE 7/1         22                44     -22
COOLING TOTAL     196               146      50
 SINCE 1/1        613               477     136

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/010    DATE  08/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/010    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     11

-  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 AUGUST 2015


AUGUST 2015 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    3.16"      3.00"      +0.16"     54TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      2.85"      3.18"      -0.33"     46TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         5.50"      3.31"      +2.19"     11TH WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    21.98"    22.43"      -0.45"     71ST DRIEST
FLINT AREA      19.37"    20.56"      -1.19"     44TH DRIEST
SAGINAW         20.60"    20.52"      +0.08"     43RD WETTEST

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

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     71.7      72.0        -0.3      58TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       70.6      68.8        +1.8      30TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          70.2      68.8        +1.4      30TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     80.8      81.4        -0.6      61ST WARMEST
FLINT AREA       80.9      79.7        +1.2      46TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          79.3      79.4        -0.1      44TH COLDEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     62.7      62.6        +0.1      46TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       60.3      57.9        +2.4      20TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          61.2      58.3        +2.9      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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