Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
926 AM EST MON NOV 02 2020

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1921 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             89   10/01/2002
                       10/06/1963
                       10/03/1953
 LOW              19   10/21/1974
                       10/30/1966
HIGHEST           77   10/09         MM      MM
LOWEST            28   10/31         MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM    59.1               59.6    -0.5
AVG. MINIMUM    39.4               39.4    -0.0
MEAN            49.2               49.5    -0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     2                6.4    -4.4
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        6.59   2001
 MINIMUM        0.33   2005
TOTALS          2.71               2.47    0.24
DAILY AVG.      0.09               0.08    0.01
DAYS >= .01       12               10.8     1.2
DAYS >= .10        7                5.7     1.3
DAYS >= .50        1                1.6    -0.6
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.4    -0.4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.63   10/21 TO 10/22
 STORM TOTAL    0.62
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           4.4   1989
TOTALS             T                0.4    -0.4
 LIQUID EQUIV      T               0.00    0.00
SINCE 7/1          T                0.4    -0.4
 LIQUID 7/1    -0.10
DAYS >= TRACE      2                0.3     1.7
DAYS >= 1.0        0                0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        0
 24 HR TOTAL      MM
 STORM TOTAL     0.0
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    480                486      -6
 SINCE 7/1       675                696     -21
COOLING TOTAL      0                  5      -5
 SINCE 1/1       770                531     239

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/17 (2013)
 LATEST       05/28 (2008)
EARLIEST      09/19             MM
LATEST        05/13             MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/300    DATE  10/16
                                33/290          10/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/290    DATE  10/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.52
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

-  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 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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