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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
1001 AM EST SAT FEB 1 2014

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              66   01/24/1967
 LOW              -29   01/04/1981
HIGHEST            44   01/13        49      -5       58  01/12
LOWEST            -13   01/07        -8      -5       -4  01/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     23.4              30.1    -6.7     34.2
AVG. MINIMUM      7.6              16.8    -9.2     19.2
MEAN             15.5              23.4    -7.9     26.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     26              18.1     7.9       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              27.6     2.4       27
DAYS MIN <= 0      12               4.0     8.0        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.39   2005
 MINIMUM         0.24   2003
TOTALS           2.16              1.65    0.51     3.44
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.05    0.02     0.11
DAYS >= .01        16              13.4     2.6       14
DAYS >= .10         5               4.5     0.5        6
DAYS >= .50         1               0.8     0.2        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.83   01/04 TO 01/05           01/29 TO 01/30


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.6   1999
 24 HR TOTAL     20.4   01/26/1967 TO 01/27/1967
 SNOW DEPTH        24   01/28/1978
                        01/27/1978
TOTALS           23.5              13.8     9.7      5.9
SINCE 7/1        40.0              30.6     9.4     10.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      8                 4       4        1
DAYS >= TRACE      27              12.5    14.5       21
DAYS >= 1.0         7               4.5     2.5        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        17   01/08                          3  01/01
                        01/07
 24 HR TOTAL      9.5   01/05 TO 01/05           01/21 TO 01/21


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1529              1288     241     1181
 SINCE 7/1       4192              3840     352     3557
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        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              11.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   6/226
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/200    DATE  01/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/220    DATE  01/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               26     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                     19

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

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