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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
159 AM EDT SAT SEP 2 2017

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...THE  TRI CITIES MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            85   08/21        MM      MM
                        08/01
LOWEST             48   08/26        MM      MM
                        08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     77.6              79.4    -1.8
AVG. MINIMUM     58.2              58.3    -0.1
MEAN             67.9              68.8    -0.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.4    -1.4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           2.28              3.31   -1.03
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.11   -0.04
DAYS >= .01        12              10.4     1.6
DAYS >= .10         6               6.0     0.0
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.66   08/06 TO 08/06
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      22                27      -5
 SINCE 7/1         22                40     -18
COOLING TOTAL     117               146     -29
 SINCE 1/1        518               504      14

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/310    DATE  08/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/310    DATE  08/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

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

-  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 AUGUST 2017


AUGUST 2017 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    3.91"      3.00"      +0.91"     39TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      3.88"      3.18"      +0.70"     24TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         2.28"      3.31       -1.03"     42ND DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    25.30"    22.43"      +2.87"     41ST WETTEST
FLINT AREA      25.69"    20.56"      +5.13"     20TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         29.78"    20.52"      +9.26"      3RD WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF AUGUST 31, 2017)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     71.1      72.0       -0.9       69TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       66.9      68.8       -1.9       19TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          67.9      68.8       -0.9       39TH COLDEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     81.0      81.4       -0.4       60TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       77.8      79.7       -1.9       14TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          77.6      79.4       -1.8       28TH COLDEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     61.1      62.6       -1.5       57TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       56.0      57.9       -1.9       26TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          58.2      58.3       -0.1       57TH COLDEST


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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