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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
810 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE  TRI CITIES MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            64   02/22        MM      MM
LOWEST             11   02/04        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.4              31.7     9.7
AVG. MINIMUM     25.8              17.3     8.5
MEAN             33.6              24.5     9.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6              14.5    -8.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              25.8    -3.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.8    -1.8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.97              1.61    0.36
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.06    0.01
DAYS >= .01         7               8.6    -1.6
DAYS >= .10         4               3.8     0.2
DAYS >= .50         2               0.7     1.3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.88   02/24 TO 02/24
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            1.9               8.6    -6.7
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.19              0.90   -0.71
SINCE 7/1        29.9              33.4    -3.5
 LIQUID 7/1      2.99
DAYS >= TRACE      12               6.1     5.9
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.4    -2.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   02/02
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     872              1134    -262
 SINCE 7/1       4169              5099    -930
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/320    DATE  02/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/320    DATE  02/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                     11

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

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 2017


FEBRUARY 2017 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     2.2"      10.2"       -8.0"      8TH LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA       1.9"      10.8"       -8.9"      3RD LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW          1.9"       8.6"       -6.7"      5TH LEAST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     30.9"     33.9"       -3.0"     63RD LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA       32.5"     38.6"       -6.1"     46TH LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW          29.9"     33.4"       -3.5"     35TH LEAST SNOWY

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF FEBRUARY 28, 2017)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    1.90"      2.02       -0.12"     67TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      2.42"      1.48"      +0.94"     12TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         1.97"      1.61"      +0.36"     22ND WETTEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    4.73"      3.98"      +0.75"     53RD WETTEST
FLINT AREA      5.55"      3.11"      +2.44"      4TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         4.51"      3.32"      +1.19"      5TH WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF FEBRUARY 28, 2017)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     37.9      28.1       +9.8        2ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       34.4      24.8       +9.6        2ND WARMEST
SAGINAW          33.6      24.5       +9.1        1ST WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     47.4      35.2      +12.2        1ST WARMEST
FLINT AREA       43.6      32.8      +10.8        1ST WARMEST
SAGINAW          41.4      31.7       +9.7        1ST WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     28.5      21.0       +7.5        3RD WARMEST
FLINT AREA       25.3      16.9       +8.4        2ND WARMEST
SAGINAW          25.8      17.3       +8.5        2ND 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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