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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
816 AM EST MON NOV 7 2016

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...THE  TRI CITIES MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            81   10/07        MM      MM
LOWEST             30   10/31        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.5              59.3     4.2
AVG. MINIMUM     44.5              40.1     4.4
MEAN             54.0              49.7     4.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               4.9    -1.9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           2.39              2.63   -0.24
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00
DAYS >= .01         8              10.7    -2.7
DAYS >= .10         5               5.5    -0.5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.6    -0.6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.84   10/26 TO 10/27
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.4               0.3     1.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.14              0.00    0.14
SINCE 7/1         1.4               0.3     1.1
 LIQUID 7/1      0.14
DAYS >= TRACE       1               0.2     0.8
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.1     0.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.4   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     347               480    -133
 SINCE 7/1        408               679    -271
COOLING TOTAL      14                 5       9
 SINCE 1/1        844               557     287

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/320    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  10/12

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      7

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

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2016


OCTOBER 2016 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.98"      2.52"      +0.46"     28TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      3.18"      2.47"      +0.71"     21ST WETTEST
SAGINAW         2.39"      2.63"      -0.24"     33RD DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    30.48"    28.22"      +2.26"     42ND WETTEST
FLINT AREA      27.14"    26.78"      -0.36"     38TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         28.49"    26.98"      +1.51"     35TH WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF OCTOBER 31, 2016)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     55.9      52.4       +3.5       25TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       53.2      49.5       +3.7       20TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          54.0      49.7       +4.3       12TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     64.5      61.6       +2.9       28TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       63.3      59.6       +3.7       21SS WARMEST
SAGINAW          63.5      59.3       +4.2       17TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     47.3      43.3       +4.0       20TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       43.2      39.4       +3.8       18TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          44.5      40.1       +4.4       11TH WARMEST


DETROIT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO NOVEMBER 1874
FLINT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO JANUARY 1921
SAGINAW HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO 1912


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