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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
114 AM EDT SUN MAY 17 2015


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         79    319 PM  89    1977  70      9       50
                                      1962
  MINIMUM         55    408 AM  29    1997  48      7       32
  AVERAGE         67                        59      8       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          1.97 1974   0.12  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    2.04                      2.01   0.03     2.91
  SINCE MAR 1      7.16                      7.73  -0.57     7.07
  SINCE JAN 1     10.20                     11.61  -1.41    12.87

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           T    1997   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.3                      10.1   -6.8      8.2
  SINCE JUL 1     78.1                      74.9    3.2    116.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                         7     -7       24
  MONTH TO DATE   89                       152    -63      174
  SINCE MAR 1   1604                      1580     24     1874
  SINCE JUL 1   6906                      6357    549     7155

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        2                         1      1        0
  MONTH TO DATE   19                        12      7        9
  SINCE MAR 1     19                        20     -1       11
  SINCE JAN 1     19                        20     -1       11
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   3   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  SE (150)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (120)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (200)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.7


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  27 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     60           300 PM
 AVERAGE    80

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        91      1962
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        30      1973


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2015...........SUNRISE   617 AM EDT   SUNSET   900 PM EDT
MAY 18 2015...........SUNRISE   616 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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