Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
801 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              89   04/12/1977
 LOW                8   04/18/1875
HIGHEST            76   04/18        MM      MM
LOWEST             25   04/04        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.8              59.1     1.7
AVG. MINIMUM     39.2              39.4    -0.2
MEAN             50.0              49.2     0.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32      5               5.6    -0.6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.89   1947
 MINIMUM         0.53   1899
TOTALS           2.61              2.90   -0.29
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01
DAYS >= .01        14              12.2     1.8
DAYS >= .10         7               7.0     0.0
DAYS >= .50         2               1.8     0.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   04/09 TO 04/09
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.7   1886
                        0
                        0
TOTALS              T               1.7    -1.7
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.20      MM
SINCE 7/1        47.5              42.5     5.0
 LIQUID 7/1      4.75
DAYS >= TRACE       2               1.6     0.4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL        TR  04/23 TO 04/23
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     441               479     -38
 SINCE 7/1       6489              5894     595
COOLING TOTAL       0                 6      -6
 SINCE 1/1          0                 6      -6

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/200    DATE  04/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/230    DATE  04/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      7

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

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MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR NWS WHITE LAKE - APRIL 2015

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...55.5              MONTHLY TOTAL..........1.58
AVERAGE MINIMUM...32.5              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.39
MONTHLY AVERAGE...44.0              ON THE 9TH
                                    2015 TOTAL............4.84

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............622        MONTHLY TOTAL............0.3
2014-2015 SEASON TOTAL...7682       2014-2015 SEASON TOTAL...47.9

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...0
2015 TOTAL......0

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 2015


APRIL 2015 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA      T        1.7"       -1.7"     T-1ST LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA       0.3"      2.3"       -2.0"     30TH LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW          0.5"      1.7"       -1.2"     42ND LEAST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    47.5"     42.5"       +5.0"      42ND SNOWIEST
FLINT AREA      45.3"     47.4"       -2.1"      37TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW         38.0"     41.5"       -3.5"      42ND LEAST SNOWY

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF APRIL 30, 2015)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.61"      2.90"      -0.29"     70TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA      1.63"      2.89"      -1.26"     18TH DRIEST
SAGINAW         2.39"      2.89"      -0.50"     48TH DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     6.21"     9.16"      -2.95"     13TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA       4.72"     7.91"      -3.19"      5TH DRIEST
SAGINAW          5.30"     8.27"      -2.97"     10TH DRIEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF APRIL 30, 2015)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     50.0      49.2        +0.8      30TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       48.4      46.4        +2.0      19TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          46.8      46.1        +0.7      32ND WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     60.8      59.1        +1.7      22ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       60.6      57.3        +3.3      15TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          57.4      56.1        +1.3      32ND WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     39.2      39.4        -0.2      47TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       36.1      35.5        +0.6      39TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          36.3      36.0        +0.3      37TH WARMEST


DETROIT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO NOVEMBER 1874
FLINT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO JANUARY 1921
SAGINAW HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO 1912


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