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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
118 AM EDT THU MAR 16 2017


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 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         31    312 PM  75    1990  44    -13       58
  MINIMUM         15    703 AM   5    1897  26    -11       37
  AVERAGE         23                        35    -12       48

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.31 1943   0.07  -0.07     0.17
  MONTH TO DATE    0.69                      1.08  -0.39     1.95
  SINCE MAR 1      0.69                      1.08  -0.39     1.95
  SINCE JAN 1      6.25                      4.96   1.29     6.88

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             5.2  1912   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.2                       5.3   -1.1     10.1
  SINCE MAR 1      4.2                       5.3   -1.1     10.1
  SINCE JUL 1     59.2                      70.1  -10.9     51.7
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       42                        30     12       17
  MONTH TO DATE  516                       485     31      383
  SINCE MAR 1    516                       485     31      383
  SINCE JUL 1   4570                      5262   -692     4460

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED  10   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  NW (310)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.5


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  55 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74           800 AM
 LOWEST     46          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    60

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        79      2012
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27         3      1900


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 16 2017.........SUNRISE   752 AM EDT   SUNSET   750 PM EDT
MARCH 17 2017.........SUNRISE   750 AM EDT   SUNSET   751 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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