Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
116 AM EDT TUE MAY 16 2017


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         77    444 PM  91    1991  69      8       50
  MINIMUM         45    556 AM  34    1920  47     -2       36
  AVERAGE         61                        58      3       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.02          4.15 2001   0.13  -0.11      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.45                      1.89  -1.44     2.51
  SINCE MAR 1      9.99                      7.61   2.38    11.37
  SINCE JAN 1     15.55                     11.49   4.06    16.30

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    2016   0.0    0.0       T
                                      1973
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0       T
  SINCE MAR 1      5.1                      10.1   -5.0     19.5
  SINCE JUL 1     60.1                      74.9  -14.8     61.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        4                         8     -4       22
  MONTH TO DATE  183                       145     38      168
  SINCE MAR 1   1495                      1573    -78     1481
  SINCE JUL 1   5549                      6350   -801     5558

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        11    -11        0
  SINCE MAR 1      5                        19    -14        0
  SINCE JAN 1      5                        19    -14        0
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   6   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  SE (120)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  86 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           500 AM
 LOWEST     27           400 PM
 AVERAGE    55

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        89      1977
                                             1962
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        29      1997


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2017...........SUNRISE   618 AM EDT   SUNSET   900 PM EDT
MAY 17 2017...........SUNRISE   617 AM EDT   SUNSET   901 PM EDT


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




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