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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
705 AM EDT TUE NOV 1 2016

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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI (ASOS) CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2016...

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

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            79   10/05        79       0       76  10/11
LOWEST             33   10/25        26       7       29  10/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.7              60.3     3.4     61.1
AVG. MINIMUM     45.6              41.8     3.8     43.1
MEAN             54.7              51.0     3.7     52.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               3.4    -3.4        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.32   1954
 MINIMUM         0.03   1952
TOTALS           6.15              3.26    2.89     3.27
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.11    0.09     0.11
DAYS >= .01        10              11.8    -1.8       12
DAYS >= .10         6               6.8    -0.8        8
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.6     2.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.78   10/16 TO 10/16

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            0.0               0.5    -0.5        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.5    -0.5        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.5    -0.5        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     324               440    -116      392
 SINCE 7/1        368               592    -224      481
COOLING TOTAL      10                 7       3        0
 SINCE 1/1        936               699     237      642

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              8.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/204
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/180    DATE  10/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/190    DATE  10/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   37
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

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

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