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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
132 PM EST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 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              70   12/31/1875
 LOW              -25   12/18/1884
                        12/08/1864
HIGHEST            63   12/13        54       9       51  12/23
                                                          12/15
LOWEST             22   12/20        -2      24       12  12/02
                        12/19
                        12/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.8              34.3    11.5     37.1
AVG. MINIMUM     32.3              22.3    10.0     26.1
MEAN             39.0              28.3    10.7     31.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3              12.8    -9.8        8
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              25.4    -7.4       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.0    -1.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.91   1895
 MINIMUM         0.37   1967
TOTALS           2.72              1.87    0.85     1.56
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.06    0.03     0.05
DAYS >= .01        16              13.9     2.1       11
DAYS >= .10         7               5.6     1.4        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.7     0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.91   12/28 TO 12/28           12/24 TO 12/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.5   2000
 24 HR TOTAL     15.1   12/10/1970 TO 12/11/1970
 SNOW DEPTH        20   12/25/1951
TOTALS            1.9              13.0   -11.1      1.5
SINCE 7/1        10.1              16.8    -6.7      7.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        0
DAYS >= TRACE       7              10.8    -3.8       13
DAYS >= 1.0         1               4.2    -3.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/31                         -1  MM
                        12/30
                        12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   12/28 TO 12/28           12/08 TO 12/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     797              1138    -341     1029
 SINCE 7/1       1905              2552    -647     2625
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        615               625     -10      488

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              10.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/217
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/240    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      1
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                     10

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

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