Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
119 AM EDT TUE APR 18 2017


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         68    159 PM  84    1976  59      9       78
  MINIMUM         43    624 AM  24    1983  38      5       48
  AVERAGE         56                        49      7       63

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.94 1922   0.13  -0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.29                      1.89   1.40     2.26
  SINCE MAR 1      6.56                      4.26   2.30     7.20
  SINCE JAN 1     12.12                      8.14   3.98    12.13

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.3  1964   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.4                       1.5   -1.1      9.4
  SINCE MAR 1      5.1                       9.8   -4.7     19.5
  SINCE JUL 1     60.1                      74.6  -14.5     61.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        9                        17     -8        2
  MONTH TO DATE  250                       335    -85      409
  SINCE MAR 1   1171                      1245    -74     1158
  SINCE JUL 1   5225                      6022   -797     5235

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   2   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   W (280)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  69 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1100 PM
 LOWEST     28           400 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        86      2004
                                             2002
                                             1977
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        22      1983
                                             1926


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 18 2017.........SUNRISE   655 AM EDT   SUNSET   828 PM EDT
APRIL 19 2017.........SUNRISE   654 AM EDT   SUNSET   829 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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