Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
548 AM EDT MON APR 2 2018

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/22/2012
 LOW               -7   03/05/1872
HIGHEST            60   03/18        MM      MM
LOWEST             21   03/16        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.4              45.8    -2.4
AVG. MINIMUM     27.5              28.6    -1.1
MEAN             35.4              37.2    -1.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               3.5    -3.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              20.3     5.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.63   1913
 MINIMUM         0.38   1910
TOTALS           2.63              2.28    0.35
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.07    0.01
DAYS >= .01         7              11.7    -4.7
DAYS >= .10         5               6.2    -1.2
DAYS >= .50         2               1.1     0.9
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.2     0.8
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.42   03/01 TO 03/01
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.2   1900
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            5.9               6.9    -1.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.59              0.70   -0.11
SINCE 7/1        58.6              40.8    17.8
 LIQUID 7/1      5.86
DAYS >= TRACE       8               5.4     2.6
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.1    -1.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   03/01 TO 03/01
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     910               862      48
 SINCE 7/1       5346              5415     -69
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              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/280    DATE  03/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/200    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59



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

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