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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
233 PM EST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE KALAMAZOO MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            93   07/23        MM      MM       92  09/07
                        07/12                             08/02
LOWEST             -6   02/13        MM      MM      -15  02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.8              58.4     2.4     57.4
AVG. MINIMUM     42.2              40.1     2.1     38.2
MEAN             51.5              49.3     2.2     47.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               6.9     3.1        3
DAYS MAX <= 32     40              48.8    -8.8       55
DAYS MIN <= 32    114             125.7   -11.7      120
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               3.6    -0.6       15

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          26.75*            35.74   -8.99    28.34
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01       128                MM      MM      114
DAYS >= .10        61                MM      MM       55
DAYS >= .50        21                MM      MM       21
DAYS >= 1.00        5                MM      MM        6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.76   08/15 TO 08/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5738              6414    -676     6183
 SINCE 7/1       2053              2451    -398     1830
COOLING TOTAL     912               675     237      510
 SINCE 1/1        912               675     237      510

FREEZE DATES
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/239
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/250    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/260    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          150
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            109
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        103

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             39     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               33     RAIN                      63
LIGHT RAIN              140     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW               13     SNOW                      23
LIGHT SNOW               71     SLEET                      1
FOG                     220     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     41
HAZE                    124

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

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*MISSING PRECIPITATION DATA ON SEPTEMBER 14 AND DECEMBER 11. ALSO,
THIS PRECIPITATION GAUGE DOES NOT PERFORM WELL IN THE WINTER.


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