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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1101 AM EST TUE JAN 4 2011

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...THE HOUGHTON LAKE MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2010...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1913 TO 2011

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/13/1936
                        07/08/1936
                        06/01/1934
 LOW              -48   02/01/1918
HIGHEST            89   08/30        MM      MM       93  06/24
LOWEST              0   01/09        MM      MM      -18  01/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.1              53.0     2.1     50.7
AVG. MINIMUM     35.4              33.1     2.3     29.9
MEAN             45.2              43.0     2.2     40.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               3.5    -3.5        1
DAYS MAX <= 32     73                MM      MM       77
DAYS MIN <= 32    163             169.2    -6.2      168
DAYS MIN <= 0       1              20.8   -19.8       29

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        35.09   2008
 MINIMUM        27.74   2009
TOTALS          22.60R            28.25   -5.65    27.74
DAILY AVG.       0.07              7.06   -6.99     0.08
DAYS >= .01       115             140.4   -25.4      118
DAYS >= .10        54              66.7   -12.7       55
DAYS >= .50        13              15.7    -2.7       21
DAYS >= 1.00        2               4.4    -2.4        7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.16   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          108.7   2008
 24 HR TOTAL      8.4
 SNOW DEPTH        22   12/22/2008
TOTALS           28.5              70.6   -42.1     56.1
SINCE 7/1        18.9              25.3    -6.4     21.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= TRACE      85                MM      MM       92
DAYS >= 1.0         9              22.7   -13.7       17
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   03/01                         21  01/18
                        02/27
                        02/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6974              8218   -1244     8234
 SINCE 7/1       2723              3141    -418     3055
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/230    DATE  10/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/210    DATE  10/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          140
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             91
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        104

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             26     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               21     RAIN                      33
LIGHT RAIN               93     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               83     SLEET                      1
FOG                     202     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     32
HAZE                     52

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

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