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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
840 AM EDT MON JUN 8 2015

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...THE  TRI CITIES MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            87   05/29        MM      MM
                        05/07
LOWEST             35   05/20        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     72.9              68.0     4.9
AVG. MINIMUM     50.3              46.6     3.7
MEAN             61.6              57.3     4.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.7    -0.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           3.34              3.38   -0.04
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.11    0.00
DAYS >= .01        11              10.7     0.3
DAYS >= .10         8               6.4     1.6
DAYS >= .50         4               2.4     1.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.23   05/29 TO 05/30
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                 T     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00                MM      MM
SINCE 7/1        38.0              41.5    -3.5
 LIQUID 7/1      3.80
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     162               271    -109
 SINCE 7/1       7063              6911     152
COOLING TOTAL      64                32      32
 SINCE 1/1         64                36      28

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/230    DATE  05/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  05/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     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                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      6

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

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2015


MAY 2015 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    5.53"      3.38"      +2.15"     12TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      3.40"      3.08"      +0.32"     38TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         3.34"      3.38"      -0.04"     40TH WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    11.74"    12.54"      -0.80"     58TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA       8.12"    10.99"      -2.87"     12TH DRIEST
SAGINAW          8.64"    11.65"      -3.01"     18TH DRIEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF MAY 31, 2015)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     64.5      59.7        +4.8       7TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       62.9      56.9        +6.0       6TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          61.6      57.3        +4.3      10TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     75.1      69.9        +5.2       9TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       74.5      68.5        +6.0      12TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          72.9      68.0        +4.9       8TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     54.0      49.4        +4.6       9TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       51.3      45.3        +6.0       6TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          50.3      46.6        +3.7      10TH WARMEST


DETROIT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO NOVEMBER 1874
FLINT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO JANUARY 1921
SAGINAW HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO 1912


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