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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
820 PM EST FRI JAN 3 2014

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 TO 2014

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   07/19        MM      MM      103  07/06
                        07/17
                        07/18
LOWEST             -4   01/22        MM      MM        1  01/21
                                                          01/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.6              57.5    -0.9     61.7
AVG. MINIMUM     38.5              39.1    -0.6     41.7
MEAN             47.6              48.3    -0.7     51.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               7.0    -1.0       27
DAYS MAX <= 32     65              51.0    14.0       29
DAYS MIN <= 32    151             131.0    20.0      126
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               7.6    -4.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          41.45             31.77    9.68    28.41
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.09    0.02     0.08
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.39   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           42.2              51.1    -8.9     31.9
SINCE 7/1        16.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0        16              16.3    -0.3        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   12/19                          5  02/25
                        12/18                             01/15
                                                          01/13
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6851              6711     140     5712
 SINCE 7/1       2663              2552     111     2376
COOLING TOTAL     661               623      38      940
 SINCE 1/1        661               625      36      940
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/240    DATE  11/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/250    DATE  11/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          121
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            133
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        111

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               31     RAIN                      58
LIGHT RAIN              126     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN         17     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                      16
LIGHT SNOW               93     SLEET                      4
FOG                     210     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     20
HAZE                    117

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

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JAM







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