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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
757 AM EST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE FLINT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              68   02/11/1999
 LOW              -28   02/14/1916
HIGHEST            39   02/08        MM      MM
                        02/07
LOWEST            -25   02/20        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     22.2              32.8   -10.6
AVG. MINIMUM      0.5              16.9   -16.4
MEAN             11.3              24.8   -13.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     25              13.5    11.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              25.7     2.3
DAYS MIN <= 0      12               2.7     9.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.28   1954
 MINIMUM         0.17   1969
TOTALS           0.87              1.48   -0.61
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.05   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        11              10.5     0.5
DAYS >= .10         1               4.1    -3.1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.50   02/01 TO 02/02
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.4   2008
                        0
                        0
TOTALS           17.4              10.8     6.6
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.74              1.10    0.64
SINCE 7/1        40.5              38.6     1.9
 LIQUID 7/1      4.05
DAYS >= TRACE      20               9.9    10.1
DAYS >= 1.0         5               3.5     1.5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   02/04
 24 HR TOTAL      8.0   02/01 TO 02/01
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1496              1124     372
 SINCE 7/1       5308              5088     220
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              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/320    DATE  02/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/330    DATE  02/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               20     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 2015


FEBRUARY 2015 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    26.4"     10.2"       +16.2"     7TH MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      17.4"     10.8"       +6.6"     11TH MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW         16.2"      8.6"       +7.6"     18TH MOST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    44.7"     33.9"       +10.8"     23RD MOST SNOWY
FLINT AREA      40.5"     38.6"       +1.9"      28TH MOST SNOWY
SAGINAW         31.9"     33.4"       -1.5"      37TH LEAST SNOWY


PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    1.35"      2.02"      -0.67"     45TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA      0.87"      1.48"      -0.61"     23RD DRIEST
SAGINAW         1.09"      1.61"      -0.52"     36TH DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     2.80"     3.98"      -1.18"     37TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA       2.17"     3.11"      -0.94"     25TH DRIEST
SAGINAW          2.11"     3.32"      -1.21"     12TH DRIEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF FEBRUARY 28, 2015)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     14.1      28.1       -14.0       2ND COLDEST
FLINT AREA       11.3      24.8       -13.5       1ST COLDEST
SAGINAW          11.5      24.5       -13.0       1ST COLDEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     23.2      35.2        -12.0      4TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       22.2      32.8        -10.6      2ND COLDEST
SAGINAW          20.3      31.7        -11.4      2ND COLDEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA      5.0      21.0        -16.0      2ND COLDEST
FLINT AREA        0.5      16.9        -16.4      1ST COLDEST
SAGINAW           2.7      17.3        -13.0      1ST 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 1912



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