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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
117 AM EDT TUE MAY 17 2016


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016


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    442 PM  89    1977  70     -2       79
                                      1962
  MINIMUM         42    540 AM  29    1997  48     -6       55
  AVERAGE         55                        59     -4       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.97 1974   0.12  -0.12     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    2.63                      2.01   0.62     2.04
  SINCE MAR 1     11.49                      7.73   3.76     7.16
  SINCE JAN 1     16.42                     11.61   4.81    10.20

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1997   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     19.5                      10.1    9.4      3.3
  SINCE JUL 1     61.1                      74.9  -13.8     78.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       10                         7      3        0
  MONTH TO DATE  178                       152     26       89
  SINCE MAR 1   1491                      1580    -89     1604
  SINCE JUL 1   5568                      6357   -789     6906

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        2
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        12    -12       19
  SINCE MAR 1      0                        20    -20       19
  SINCE JAN 1      0                        20    -20       19
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED  13   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  SW (240)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  74 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    72           900 PM
 LOWEST     39           400 PM
 AVERAGE    56

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        91      1962
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        30      1973


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2016...........SUNRISE   617 AM EDT   SUNSET   901 PM EDT
MAY 18 2016...........SUNRISE   616 AM EDT   SUNSET   902 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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