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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
941 PM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE ALPENA MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1916 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              87   03/21/2012
 LOW              -27   03/04/1962
                        03/02/1962
HIGHEST            63   03/12        MM      MM       61  03/16
LOWEST             -5   03/03        MM      MM      -12  03/06
                                                          03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.3              38.3     4.0     38.2
AVG. MINIMUM     24.3              19.2     5.1     15.5
MEAN             33.3              28.7     4.6     26.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               8.6    -4.6        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              27.9    -5.9       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               2.2    -0.2        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           5.52              1.86    3.66     0.96
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.06    0.12     0.03
DAYS >= .01        17              11.2     5.8        8
DAYS >= .10        10               4.6     5.4        3
DAYS >= .50         4               1.0     3.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.86   03/31 TO 03/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS           19.6              12.2     7.4      4.5
SINCE 7/1        67.0              78.3   -11.3     46.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                 7      -4        4
DAYS >= TRACE      13               8.0     5.0       12
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   03/03                         14  03/09
                        03/02                             03/08
                                                          03/07
 24 HR TOTAL     10.1   MM                           3.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     978              1124    -146     1177
 SINCE 7/1       5760              6856   -1096     7440
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/030    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/110    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

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