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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
638 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              86   03/21/2012
 LOW              -25   03/02/1868
HIGHEST            60   03/31        68      -8       56  03/10
LOWEST             -9   03/03         3     -12       11  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.5              44.1    -8.6     38.2
AVG. MINIMUM     16.0              26.0   -10.0     23.5
MEAN             25.7              35.1    -9.4     30.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13               4.5     8.5       11
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              22.3     6.7       28
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               0.5     3.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.59   1877
 MINIMUM         0.17   2001
TOTALS           1.69              2.06   -0.37     0.96
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        10              11.2    -1.2       12
DAYS >= .10         5               5.4    -0.4        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.52   03/12 TO 03/12           03/11 TO 03/11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.8   1877
 24 HR TOTAL     15.5   03/17/1973 TO 03/18/1973
 SNOW DEPTH        20   03/05/1875
                        03/03/1875
TOTALS           10.4               7.0     3.4      5.2
SINCE 7/1        68.4              49.2    19.2     29.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      8                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE      13               5.8     7.2       16
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.3    -0.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16   03/13                          2  03/17
                        03/07                             03/16
                        03/06                             03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      6.3   03/12 TO 03/12           03/11 TO 03/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1210               929     281     1048
 SINCE 7/1       6751              5864     887     5726
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        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              9.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/246
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/260    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/250    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     12

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

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