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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
732 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 TO 2015

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   08/06/1918
 LOW               26   08/29/1863
HIGHEST            92   08/02        92       0       86  08/26
LOWEST             49   08/28        43       6       45  08/15
                        08/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.8              80.1    -1.3     79.5
AVG. MINIMUM     60.3              59.4     0.9     59.4
MEAN             69.5              69.8    -0.3     69.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.7    -0.7        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         9.81   1975
 MINIMUM         0.00   1884
TOTALS           6.82              3.23    3.59     4.75
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.10    0.12     0.15
DAYS >= .01        10               9.9     0.1       11
DAYS >= .10         7               5.7     1.3        9
DAYS >= .50         3               2.3     0.7        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.77   08/10 TO 08/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   MM
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      19                24      -5       11
 SINCE 7/1         31                35      -4       40
COOLING TOTAL     167               171      -4      155
 SINCE 1/1        493               557     -64      445

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/03/1894
 LATEST       07/15/1863
EARLIEST                        10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/238
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/230    DATE  08/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/220    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

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

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