Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
212 PM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   04/29/1899
 LOW                3   04/07/1982
HIGHEST            75   04/17        79      -4       78  04/21
LOWEST             22   04/04        21       1       22  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.4              58.2     1.2     59.0
AVG. MINIMUM     36.0              37.7    -1.7     36.2
MEAN             47.7              48.0    -0.3     47.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      7               8.6    -1.6        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.10   2013
 MINIMUM         0.39   1942
TOTALS           4.07              3.35    0.72     2.62
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.11    0.03     0.09
DAYS >= .01        10              12.7    -2.7       12
DAYS >= .10         7               7.3    -0.3        8
DAYS >= .50         2               1.9     0.1        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.44   04/09 TO 04/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.6   1961
 24 HR TOTAL      9.8   04/02/1975 TO 04/03/1975
 SNOW DEPTH        10   04/03/1975
TOTALS            0.1               1.8    -1.7      1.8
SINCE 7/1        78.1              74.9     3.2    116.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               2.0     2.0        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.5    -0.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             2  04/15
 24 HR TOTAL      0.1   04/22 TO 04/22                MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     511               518      -7      517
 SINCE 7/1       6817              6205     612     6981
COOLING TOTAL       0                 7      -7        2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 8      -8        2

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/03/1946
 LATEST       06/04/1945
EARLIEST                        10/13
LATEST                          05/02
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/289
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/240    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/240    DATE  04/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   55
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     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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