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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
729 AM EDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE MUSKEGON MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1896 TO 2017

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            65   03/24        65       0       66  03/08
LOWEST             14   03/04         7       7        7  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.9              43.0    -0.1     48.1
AVG. MINIMUM     28.3              27.0     1.3     31.4
MEAN             35.6              35.0     0.6     39.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               4.6     3.4        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     19              21.7    -2.7       18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.59   1976
 MINIMUM         0.00   1936
                        1910
TOTALS           2.61              2.25    0.36     4.94
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.07    0.01     0.16
DAYS >= .01        15              11.2     3.8       14
DAYS >= .10         7               5.8     1.2        9
DAYS >= .50         1               1.0     0.0        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.2     0.8        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   03/30 TO 03/30

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            4.5               9.0    -4.5      4.9
SINCE 7/1        49.0              91.4   -42.4     59.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 4      -4        0
DAYS >= TRACE      10               6.3     3.7        5
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.8    -0.8        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/14                          4  03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     904               930     -26      775
 SINCE 7/1       4769              5662    -893     4795
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              11.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/330
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/210    DATE  03/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/200    DATE  03/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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