Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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CLMGRR


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
755 AM EST TUE FEB 3 2015

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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              68   01/22/1894
 LOW              -22   01/19/1994
                        01/30/1951
HIGHEST            43   01/17        48      -5       43  01/13
LOWEST            -13   01/14        -6      -7       -9  01/28
                                                          01/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.8              30.7    -2.9     25.5
AVG. MINIMUM     14.5              18.1    -3.6     10.7
MEAN             21.2              24.4    -3.2     18.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              17.0     3.0       23
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              27.7     3.3       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               2.2     0.8        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.88   1897
 MINIMUM         0.29   1956
TOTALS           1.87              2.09   -0.22     3.41
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.07   -0.01     0.11
DAYS >= .01        16              16.0     0.0       22
DAYS >= .10         6               6.1    -0.1       12
DAYS >= .50         0               0.8    -0.8        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.58   01/03 TO 01/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           46.8   1999
 24 HR TOTAL     16.1   01/26/1978 TO 01/26/1978
 SNOW DEPTH        27   01/27/1978
TOTALS           23.2              20.8     2.4     41.9
SINCE 7/1        55.2              50.0     5.2     78.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                 5      -1       10
DAYS >= TRACE      23              14.9     8.1       27
DAYS >= 1.0         8               6.9     1.1       13
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   01/11                         18  01/28
                        01/10                             01/27
                        01/09                             01/31
 24 HR TOTAL      5.2   01/08 TO 01/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1348              1258      90     1445
 SINCE 7/1       3863              3707     156     3965
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/03/1946
 LATEST       06/04/1945
EARLIEST                        10/13
LATEST                          05/02
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/245
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/250    DATE  01/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/250    DATE  01/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   19
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               23     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     14

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

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