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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
105 PM EDT SUN APR 3 2016

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/21/2012
 LOW              -25   03/02/1868
HIGHEST            70   03/27        68       2       70  03/16
                        03/08
LOWEST              5   03/04         3       2       -1  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.3              44.1     5.2     42.8
AVG. MINIMUM     31.1              26.0     5.1     22.6
MEAN             40.2              35.1     5.1     32.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               4.5    -1.5        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              22.3    -6.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.59   1877
 MINIMUM         0.17   2001
TOTALS           4.25              2.06    2.19     0.74
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.07    0.07     0.02
DAYS >= .01        13              11.2     1.8        6
DAYS >= .10         6               5.4     0.6        4
DAYS >= .50         4               1.2     2.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.2     1.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.23   03/30 TO 03/31

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            8.9               7.0     1.9      1.9
SINCE 7/1        42.5              49.2    -6.7     35.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= TRACE       8               5.8     2.2        7
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/06                          8  03/07
                        03/05                             03/06
                                                          03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      7.2   03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     763               929    -166      991
 SINCE 7/1       4923              5864    -941     6485
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      03/01             10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/221
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/240    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/250    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      9

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

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