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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
250 AM EST MON NOV 3 2014

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...THE  TRI CITIES MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            72   10/14        MM      MM
LOWEST             29   10/23        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.2              59.3     0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     42.1              40.1     2.0
MEAN             51.1              49.7     1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               4.9    -2.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           2.39              2.63   -0.24
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00
DAYS >= .01        14              10.7     3.3
DAYS >= .10         6               5.5     0.5
DAYS >= .50         2               1.6     0.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.79   10/02 TO 10/03
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T               0.3    -0.3
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.00      MM
SINCE 7/1           T               0.3    -0.3
 LIQUID 7/1        MM
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.2     0.8
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/31 TO 10/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     425               480     -55
 SINCE 7/1        591               679     -88
COOLING TOTAL       1                 5      -4
 SINCE 1/1        539               557     -18

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/260    DATE  10/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/010    DATE  10/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2014


OCTOBER 2014 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA      T        0.1"       -0.1"
FLINT AREA       0.7"      0.4"       +0.3"      10TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW           T        0.3"       -0.3"

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA      T        0.1"       -0.1"
FLINT AREA       0.7"      0.4"       +0.3"      10TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW           T        0.3"       -0.3"


PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.36"      2.52"      -0.16"     53RD WETTEST
FLINT AREA      1.85"      2.47"      -0.62"     32ND DRIEST
SAGINAW         2.39"      2.63"      -0.24"     52ND DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    34.49"    28.22"      +6.27"     11TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      32.09"    26.78"      +5.31"     15TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         28.19"    26.98"      +1.21"     33RD WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF OCTOBER 31, 2014)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     52.1      52.4        -0.3      64TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       51.2      49.5        +1.7      42ND WARMEST
SAGINAW          51.1      49.7        +1.4      40TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     60.5      61.6        -1.1      60TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       61.0      59.6        +1.4      43RD WARMEST
SAGINAW          60.2      59.3        +0.9      47TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     43.6      43.3        +0.3      61ST COLDEST
FLINT AREA       41.5      39.4        +2.1      38TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          42.1      40.1        +2.0      35TH 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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