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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 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             103   07/06/2012
 LOW              -37   02/02/1868
HIGHEST            94   08/11        MM      MM       92  08/02
                        07/23
LOWEST              0   02/14        MM      MM      -16  02/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.0              57.5     2.5     58.0
AVG. MINIMUM     41.3              39.1     2.2     38.8
MEAN             50.6              48.3     2.3     48.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     18               7.0    11.0        1
DAYS MAX <= 32     45              51.0    -6.0       60
DAYS MIN <= 32    120             131.0   -11.0      128
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               7.6    -6.6       18

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        41.45   2013
 MINIMUM        27.75   2010
TOTALS          34.95*            31.77    3.18    34.52
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.09    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01       138             136.8     1.2      131
DAYS >= .10        74              69.0     5.0       69
DAYS >= .50        25              19.3     5.7       18
DAYS >= 1.00        8               5.2     2.8        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.10   08/15 TO 08/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           86.3   2008
 24 HR TOTAL      9.5   01/05/2014 TO 01/05/2014
 SNOW DEPTH        19   02/19/2014
                        02/18/2014
TOTALS           56.0              51.1     4.9     38.0
SINCE 7/1        16.1              16.8    -0.7     10.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE      82              44.7    37.3       67
DAYS >= 1.0        18              16.3     1.7       12
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   12/12                         13  02/03
                        02/25                             02/02
 24 HR TOTAL      7.4   12/11 TO 12/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6018              6711    -693     6491
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2552      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL     869               623     246      615
 SINCE 1/1        869               625     244      615

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/03/1894
 LATEST       07/15/1863
EARLIEST                        10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/241
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/280    DATE  07/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/270    DATE  07/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          151
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            122
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         92

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             39     MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN               26     RAIN                      59
LIGHT RAIN              142     FREEZING RAIN              3
LT FREEZING RAIN          5     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      18
LIGHT SNOW               75     SLEET                      5
FOG                     190     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     26
HAZE                     83

-  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 FROM APRIL 6. TOTAL YEARLY PRECIPITATION
DATA IS ABOUT 0.50" TOO LOW.


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