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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
117 AM EDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         59    118 PM  86    1959  65     -6       73
  MINIMUM         42    616 AM  22    1903  43     -1       44
  AVERAGE         51                        54     -3       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.14          0.96 1962   0.12   0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.22                      0.24  -0.02     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      9.08                      5.96   3.12     5.12
  SINCE JAN 1     14.01                      9.84   4.17     8.16

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.0  1929   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     19.5                      10.1    9.4      3.3
  SINCE JUL 1     61.1                      74.9  -13.8     78.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       14                        11      3        6
  MONTH TO DATE   30                        23      7       13
  SINCE MAR 1   1343                      1451   -108     1528
  SINCE JUL 1   5420                      6228   -808     6830

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         8     -8        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         8     -8        0
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   6   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  NE (60)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (70)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.3


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  62 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           100 AM
 LOWEST     57           100 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        87      1955
                                             1938
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        26      1971


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   633 AM EDT   SUNSET   846 PM EDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   631 AM EDT   SUNSET   847 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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