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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
743 AM EDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   04/26/1915
 LOW               -6   04/04/1868
HIGHEST            81   04/18        79       2       76  04/17
LOWEST             19   04/05        19       0       21  04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.0              57.8    -2.8     59.7
AVG. MINIMUM     34.3              37.0    -2.7     35.2
MEAN             44.7              47.4    -2.7     47.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.4     0.6        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12               9.2     2.8        7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.87   2013
 MINIMUM         0.61   1875
TOTALS           2.51              3.03   -0.52     1.29
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01        16              12.1     3.9        9
DAYS >= .10         8               7.4     0.6        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.7    -0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.10   03/31 TO 04/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           17.0   1970
 24 HR TOTAL     17.0   04/01/1970 TO 04/02/1970
 SNOW DEPTH        13   04/03/1975
TOTALS            7.5               1.9     5.6        T
SINCE 7/1        50.0              51.1    -1.1     35.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       9               1.8     7.2        3
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.6     1.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   04/09                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      4.7   04/08 TO 04/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     602               534      68      521
 SINCE 7/1       5525              6398    -873     7006
COOLING TOTAL       1                 6      -5        0
 SINCE 1/1          1                 7      -6        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/03/1894
 LATEST       07/15/1863
EARLIEST                        10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/079
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/290    DATE  04/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  04/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      3
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      8

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

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