Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
820 PM EST FRI JAN 3 2014

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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/13/1936
 LOW              -24   02/14/1899
                        02/13/1899
HIGHEST            96   07/19        93       3      104  07/06
LOWEST             -2   01/22        -6       4        3  02/11
                                                          01/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.4              58.0    -0.6     62.7
AVG. MINIMUM     39.9              40.3    -0.4     43.2
MEAN             48.6              49.1    -0.5     52.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               8.4    -0.4       32
DAYS MAX <= 32     57              47.3     9.7       23
DAYS MIN <= 32    137             126.5    10.5      110
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               3.9    -2.9        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          45.48             38.27    7.21    33.85
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.10    0.02     0.09
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.94   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           95.4              74.9    20.5     53.5
SINCE 7/1        36.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0        33              23.0    10.0       16
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   12/18                          7  01/15
                        02/08
 24 HR TOTAL      5.9   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6603              6485     118     5386
 SINCE 7/1       2520              2449      71     2228
COOLING TOTAL     767               698      69     1039
 SINCE 1/1        767               699      68     1039
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/260    DATE  11/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/280    DATE  11/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   46
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           60
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            164
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        141

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               6
HEAVY RAIN               48     RAIN                      72
LIGHT RAIN              137     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN         21     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      34
LIGHT SNOW              101     SLEET                      9
FOG                     205     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                    114

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

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JAM





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