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

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...THE MUSKEGON MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1896 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              82   03/21/2012
                        03/20/2012
                        08/06/1918
 LOW              -11   03/16/1897
HIGHEST            66   03/08        65       1       59  03/16
LOWEST              7   03/04         7       0        4  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.1              43.0     5.1     40.4
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              27.0     4.4     24.0
MEAN             39.8              35.0     4.8     32.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               4.6    -1.6        7
DAYS MIN <= 32     18              21.7    -3.7       27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.59   1976
 MINIMUM         0.00   1936
                        1910
TOTALS           4.94              2.25    2.69     1.13
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.07    0.09     0.04
DAYS >= .01        14              11.2     2.8        6
DAYS >= .10         9               5.8     3.2        2
DAYS >= .50         3               1.0     2.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.2     1.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.22   03/30 TO 03/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.7   1965
 24 HR TOTAL     10.5   03/02/2002 TO 03/02/2002
 SNOW DEPTH        24   03/05/2014
TOTALS            4.9               9.0    -4.1      4.0
SINCE 7/1        59.4              91.4   -32.0     92.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        6
DAYS >= TRACE       5               6.3    -1.3        8
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.8    -1.8        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/02                         17  03/04
                                                          03/02
                                                          03/01
 24 HR TOTAL      3.8   03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     775               930    -155     1007
 SINCE 7/1       4795              5662    -867     6132
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/22/1976
 LATEST       06/22/1992
EARLIEST      03/01             10/14
LATEST                          05/04
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/194
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/220    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/220    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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