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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
126 PM EDT WED JUL 2 2014

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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 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             102   06/20/1953
                        06/01/1934
 LOW               32   06/04/1945
HIGHEST            88   06/01        91      -3       89  06/23
LOWEST             44   06/14        41       3       41  06/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.6              79.0     0.6     78.3
AVG. MINIMUM     60.7              57.7     3.0     58.5
MEAN             70.2              68.4     1.8     68.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               2.0    -2.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        13.22   1892
 MINIMUM         0.25   1988
TOTALS           5.15              3.77    1.38     4.52
DAILY AVG.       0.17              0.13    0.04     0.15
DAYS >= .01        17              10.1     6.9       11
DAYS >= .10        10               6.0     4.0        7
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               1.1    -0.1        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.08   06/18 TO 06/18           06/16 TO 06/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2002
 24 HR TOTAL        T   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1       116.0              74.9    41.1     66.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM                       06/30 TO 06/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      13                45     -32       40
 SINCE 7/1       7213              6485     728     6311
COOLING TOTAL     179               145      34      149
 SINCE 1/1        232               192      40      231

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/03/1946
 LATEST       06/04/1945
EARLIEST      10/25             10/13
LATEST        05/16             05/02
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/175
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/150    DATE  06/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/190    DATE  06/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   57
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

&&

GRAND RAPIDS EXPERIENCED A TIE FOR THE 7TH WARMEST AVERAGE
MINIMUM MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE.

&&

JUNE 2014 WAS AN ACTIVE WEATHER MONTH WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES
AND PRECIPITATION.

TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH ENDED UP ONE TO TWO DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
THERE WERE 3 COOL DOWNS DURING JUNE AS SPRING SLOWLY GAVE WAY TO
SUMMER. THE FIRST AND SECOND CAUSED TEMPERATURES TO FALL MORE THAN
DID THE THIRD. IN GENERAL... THE WARM TEMPERATURES THROUGH THE
REMAINDER OF THE MONTH MORE THAN BALANCED OUT THE LAST HURRAHS OF
SPRING.

MORE THAN HALF OF THE DAYS OF JUNE 2014 HAD MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION
AS MANY WEATHER SYSTEMS MOVED ACROSS THE CONTINENT AND OVER THE
GREAT LAKES REGION. TOTALS FOR JUNE VARIED FROM AROUND 3 INCHES
ACROSS CENTRAL LOWER MICHIGAN TO OVER 7 INCHES IN THE FAR SOUTHWEST.
THE VALUES WERE 200 PERCENT OF NORMAL IN THE FAR SOUTHWEST TO NEAR
NORMAL ELSEWHERE.

THE ACTIVE WEATHER ALSO BROUGHT STRONG TO SEVERE HAIL... WIND AND
RAIN STORMS TO THE REGION ON 9 DAYS OUT OF THE MONTH. DAMAGING WINDS
AND FLOODING WERE THE MAIN HAZARDS WITH HAIL WITH DIAMETERS OVER AN
INCH LIMITED MAINLY THE 18TH AND 25TH.

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