Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
922 PM EDT FRI NOV 1 2013

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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   10/01/1897
 LOW               18   10/30/1988
                        10/21/1974
HIGHEST            80   10/03        79       1       78  10/25
LOWEST             31   10/25        26       5       32  10/16
                                                          10/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.6              60.3     2.3     59.5
AVG. MINIMUM     43.6              41.8     1.8     42.1
MEAN             53.1              51.0     2.1     50.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               3.4    -1.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.32   1954
 MINIMUM         0.03   1952
TOTALS           5.46              3.26    2.20     6.32
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.11    0.07     0.20
DAYS >= .01        16              11.8     4.2       17
DAYS >= .10        13               6.8     6.2       14
DAYS >= .50         2               2.1    -0.1        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.6     1.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.72   10/05 TO 10/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            8.4   1967
 24 HR TOTAL      8.4   10/26/1967 TO 10/27/1967
 SNOW DEPTH         5   10/27/1967
TOTALS              T               0.5    -0.5        T
SINCE 7/1           T               0.5    -0.5        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               0.5     1.5        3
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/24 TO 10/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     376               440     -64      436
 SINCE 7/1        514               592     -78      570
COOLING TOTAL      14                 7       7        4
 SINCE 1/1        767               699      68     1039

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/03/1946
 LATEST       06/04/1945
EARLIEST      10/25             10/13
LATEST                          05/02
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/213
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/220    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/240    DATE  10/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   42
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      7

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

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