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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
125 AM EDT SAT MAY 16 2015


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         70    514 PM  91    1991  69      1       47
  MINIMUM         50    351 AM  34    1920  47      3       37
  AVERAGE         60                        58      2       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.29          4.15 2001   0.13   0.16     0.42
  MONTH TO DATE    2.03                      1.89   0.14     2.91
  SINCE MAR 1      7.15                      7.61  -0.46     7.07
  SINCE JAN 1     10.19                     11.49  -1.30    12.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1973   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.3                      10.1   -6.8      8.2
  SINCE JUL 1     78.1                      74.9    3.2    116.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        5                         8     -3       23
  MONTH TO DATE   89                       145    -56      150
  SINCE MAR 1   1604                      1573     31     1850
  SINCE JUL 1   6906                      6350    556     7131

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   17                        11      6        9
  SINCE MAR 1     17                        19     -2       11
  SINCE JAN 1     17                        19     -2       11
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   5   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  SW (220)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE   7 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1100 PM
 LOWEST     73           500 PM
 AVERAGE    87

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        89      1977
                                             1962
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        29      1997


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2015...........SUNRISE   618 AM EDT   SUNSET   859 PM EDT
MAY 17 2015...........SUNRISE   617 AM EDT   SUNSET   900 PM EDT


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




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