Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED AVERAGE TEMPERATURES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
315 PM EST MON MAR 7 2016

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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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              69   12/05/2001
                        02/11/1999
 LOW              -24   02/14/1899
                        02/13/1899
HIGHEST            61   02/19        53       8       51  12/23
                        12/13
LOWEST              1   02/14        -6       7      -13  02/20
                                                          01/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.8              33.1     4.7     29.0
AVG. MINIMUM     25.3              20.5     4.8     15.2
MEAN             31.5              26.8     4.7     22.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     30              41.2   -11.2       51
DAYS MIN <= 32     70              77.4    -7.4       82
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.8    -3.8       11

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.78   1898
 MINIMUM         2.08   1987
TOTALS           8.26              6.38    1.88     4.61
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.07    0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01        46              44.2     1.8       39
DAYS >= .10        18              17.8     0.2       13
DAYS >= .50         4               2.7     1.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.55   02/02 TO 02/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          105.6   2014
 24 HR TOTAL     16.1   01/26/1978 TO 01/26/1978
 SNOW DEPTH        27   01/27/1978
TOTALS           38.1              57.5   -19.4     43.8
SINCE 7/1        41.6              64.8   -23.2     74.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 4      -3        4
DAYS >= TRACE      50              38.9    11.1       62
DAYS >= 1.0        11              18.1    -7.1       15
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   02/25                         10  02/06
                                                          02/04
                                                          02/05
 24 HR TOTAL      7.3   02/24 TO 02/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3019              3439    -420     3806
 SINCE 7/1       4077              4812    -735     5302
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/03/1946
 LATEST       06/04/1945
EARLIEST                        10/13
LATEST                          05/02
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/238
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/250    DATE  02/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/240    DATE  02/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   19
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         62

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               29     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                5     SNOW                      12
LIGHT SNOW               46     SLEET                      3
FOG                      65     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     13
HAZE                     23

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

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