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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
926 AM EST MON NOV 02 2020

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...THE DETROIT MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             92   10/07/1963
 LOW              13   10/02/2016
HIGHEST           78   10/23         MM      MM
LOWEST            29   10/31         MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM    59.8               61.6    -1.8
AVG. MINIMUM    42.3               43.3    -1.0
MEAN            51.0               52.4    -1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     1                1.9    -0.9
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        7.80   1954
 MINIMUM        0.30   1892
TOTALS          2.41               2.52   -0.11
DAILY AVG.      0.08               0.08   -0.00
DAYS >= .01       12                9.8     2.2
DAYS >= .10        7                5.3     1.7
DAYS >= .50        2                1.8     0.2
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.5    -0.5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.71   10/21 TO 10/22
 STORM TOTAL    0.62
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           2.9   1980
TOTALS           0.0                0.1    -0.1
 LIQUID EQUIV   0.00               0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1        0.0                0.1    -0.1
 LIQUID 7/1     0.00
DAYS >= TRACE      0                0.2    -0.2
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0
 24 HR TOTAL     0.0
 STORM TOTAL     0.0
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    426                397      29
 SINCE 7/1       524                511      13
COOLING TOTAL      1                  8      -7
 SINCE 1/1       986                803     183

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/22 (1974)
 LATEST       05/29 (1966)
EARLIEST      10/31             MM
LATEST        05/13             MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/270    DATE  10/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/290    DATE  10/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.71
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8

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

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MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR NWS WHITE LAKE - OCTOBER 2020

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM........55.1         MONTHLY TOTAL..........2.33
AVERAGE MINIMUM........35.3         GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.64
MONTHLY AVERAGE........45.2          ON THE 22ND
                                    2020 TOTAL............28.01
...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL............605        ...SNOWFALL DATA...
2020-2021 SEASON TOTAL...856        MONTHLY TOTAL.............T
                                    2020-2021 SEASON TOTAL....T
...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL.............0
2020 TOTAL..............438

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 2020

OCTOBER 2020 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.41"      2.52"      -0.11"     57TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      2.71"      2.47"      +0.24"     41ST WETTEST
SAGINAW AREA    1.52"      2.63"      -1.11"     29TH DRIEST


PRECIPITATION SINCE JANUARY 1*
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    34.74"    28.22"      +6.52"     11TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      30.31"    26.78"      +3.53"     26TH WETTEST
SAGINAW AREA    27.15"    26.98"      +0.17"     46TH WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF OCTOBER 31, 2020)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     51.0      52.4       -1.4       40TH COOLEST
FLINT AREA       49.2      49.5       -0.3       29TH COOLEST
SAGINAW AREA     47.9      49.7       -1.8       21ST COOLEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     59.8      61.6       -1.8       46TH COOLEST
FLINT AREA       59.1      59.6       -0.5       29TH COOLEST
SAGINAW AREA     56.7      59.3       -2.6       18TH COOLEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     42.3      43.3       -1.0       47TH COOLEST
FLINT AREA       39.4      39.4        0.0       30TH COOLEST
SAGINAW AREA     39.0      40.1       -1.1       27TH COOLEST


DETROIT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO NOVEMBER 1874 (~146 YEARS)
FLINT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO JANUARY 1921 (~99 YEARS)
SAGINAW AREA HAS CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO JANUARY 1912 (~108 YEARS)



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