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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
154 PM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   05/28/1874
 LOW              -25   03/02/1868
HIGHEST            86   05/28        85       1       85  05/07
LOWEST              5   03/04         3       2       -1  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.0              56.9     1.1     58.1
AVG. MINIMUM     37.7              36.6     1.1     36.1
MEAN             47.9              46.7     1.2     47.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               4.9    -0.9        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              32.5    -4.5       33
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.5    -0.5        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        14.96   2011
 MINIMUM         3.53   1958
TOTALS             MM              8.45      MM     5.80
DAILY AVG.         MM              0.09      MM     0.06
DAYS >= .01        41              34.9     6.1       30
DAYS >= .10        21              19.5     1.5       20
DAYS >= .50         8               5.0     3.0        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2               1.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.23   03/30 TO 03/31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.8   1877
 24 HR TOTAL     13.9   03/17/1973 TO 03/17/1973
                        03/09/1919 TO 03/09/1919
 SNOW DEPTH        20   03/05/1875
                        03/03/1875
TOTALS           16.4               8.9     7.5      1.9
SINCE 7/1        50.0              51.1    -1.1     35.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= TRACE      18               7.6    10.4       10
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.9     1.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/06                          8  03/07
                        03/05                             03/05
                                                          03/06
 24 HR TOTAL      7.2   03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1612              1722    -110     1681
 SINCE 7/1         MM              6657      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL      62                40      22       59
 SINCE 1/1         62                41      21       59

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              8.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/220
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/240    DATE  03/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/250    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           34
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             33
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         25

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      16
LIGHT RAIN               46     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               16     SLEET                      3
FOG                      47     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                     19

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

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