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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
750 PM EDT THU MAY 1 2014

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 TO 2014

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            78   04/21        79      -1       74  04/30
LOWEST             21   04/16        19       2       19  04/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.9              57.8     1.1     53.6
AVG. MINIMUM     35.2              37.0    -1.8     34.8
MEAN             47.0              47.4    -0.4     44.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11               9.2     1.8       13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.87   2013
 MINIMUM         0.61   1875
TOTALS           1.36              3.03   -1.67     7.87
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.10   -0.05     0.26
DAYS >= .01        10              12.1    -2.1       17
DAYS >= .10         6               7.4    -1.4       13
DAYS >= .50         0               1.7    -1.7        7
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.40   04/13 TO 04/14           04/09 TO 04/10
                                                          04/19 TO 04/19
                                                          04/19 TO 04/19

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            0.7               1.9    -1.2      0.5
SINCE 7/1        69.1              51.1    18.0     30.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               1.8     2.2        9
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/15                         -1  04/20
 24 HR TOTAL      0.4   MM                       04/19 TO 04/19
                                                          04/19 TO 04/19
                                                          04/19 TO 04/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     534               534       0      615
 SINCE 7/1       7285              6398     887     6341
COOLING TOTAL       2                 6      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 7      -5        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              10.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/234
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/250    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/220    DATE  04/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      5

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

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JAM



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