Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1107 PM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   08/06/1918
 LOW               38   08/29/1982
HIGHEST            96   08/10        MM      MM
LOWEST             58   08/22        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.3              81.4     4.9
AVG. MINIMUM     67.2              62.6     4.6
MEAN             76.7              72.0     4.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               2.5     4.5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.33   1926
 MINIMUM         0.16   1894
TOTALS           5.62              3.00    2.62
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.10    0.08
DAYS >= .01        10               9.6     0.4
DAYS >= .10         9               5.9     3.1
DAYS >= .50         3               2.1     0.9
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.7     2.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.16   08/15 TO 08/16
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   0
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
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   08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 8      -8
 SINCE 7/1          0                10     -10
COOLING TOTAL     372               225     147
 SINCE 1/1       1023               711     312

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/300    DATE  08/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/280    DATE  08/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             20
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     21

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

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MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR NWS WHITE LAKE - AUGUST 2016

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...82.5              MONTHLY TOTAL..........6.95
AVERAGE MINIMUM...59.8              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...1.91
MONTHLY AVERAGE...71.2              ON THE 31ST
                                    2016 TOTAL............25.52

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............4          MONTHLY TOTAL............0
2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...18         2016-2017 SEASON TOTAL...0

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...201
2016 TOTAL......483

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 2016


AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    5.62"      3.00"      +2.62"     14TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      4.90"      3.18"      +1.72"     15TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         5.88"      3.31"      +2.57"      9TH WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    21.22"    22.43"      -1.21"     58TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA      19.55"    20.56"      -1.01"     45TH DRIEST
SAGINAW         22.92"    20.52"      +2.40"     22ND WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF AUGUST 31, 2016)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     73.7      72.0       +4.7        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       75.5      68.8       +6.7        2ND WARMEST
SAGINAW          73.4      68.8       +4.6        7TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     86.3      81.4       +4.9        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       87.2      79.7       +7.5        3RD WARMEST
SAGINAW          83.3      79.4       +3.9       14TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     67.2      62.6       +4.6        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       63.9      57.9       +6.0        4TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          63.5      58.3       +5.2        3RD 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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