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

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...THE BATTLE CREEK 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            90   08/12        MM      MM       92  08/02
                        08/11
LOWEST             -4   02/14        MM      MM      -13  02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM       MM*             58.8      MM     58.2
AVG. MINIMUM       MM*             37.7      MM     39.0
MEAN               MM*             48.2      MM     48.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               6.7    -4.7        3
DAYS MAX <= 32     46              42.5     3.5       50
DAYS MIN <= 32    119             144.5   -25.5      102
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               7.0    -5.0       14

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS             MM**           33.15      MM    33.52
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.09    0.00     0.09
DAYS >= .01       129             132.0    -3.0      121
DAYS >= .10        70              70.8    -0.8       69
DAYS >= .50        19              21.1    -2.1       27
DAYS >= 1.00        5               6.7    -1.7        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.77   08/15 TO 08/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      MM*             6689      MM     5889
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2600      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     727               578     149      720
 SINCE 1/1        727               578     149      720

FREEZE DATES
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/235
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/260    DATE  02/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/250    DATE  02/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          147
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            111
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        103

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)    150

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             MM***  MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               37     RAIN                      65
LIGHT RAIN              136     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                7     SNOW                      18
LIGHT SNOW               69     SLEET                      0
FOG                     191     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     24
HAZE                     56

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

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*TOO MANY MISSING DAYS OF TEMPERATURE DATA TO PROVIDE ACCURATE
TOTAL.

**TOO MANY MISSING DAYS OF PRECIPITATION DATA TO PROVIDE ACCURATE
TOTAL. ALSO, THE PRECIPITATION GAUGE DOES NOT PERFORM WELL IN THE
WINTER.

***LGHTNING REPORTING WAS DISABLED NUMEROUS TIMES AND AFFECTED THE
TOTAL COUNT OF THUNDERSTORM DAYS.


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