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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
946 AM EST WED DEC 02 2020

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...THE TRI CITIES MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1898 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST           77   11/09         MM      MM
LOWEST            22   11/24         MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM    53.4               45.9     7.5
AVG. MINIMUM    35.7               31.2     4.5
MEAN            44.5               38.5     6.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32     0                2.2    -2.2
DAYS MIN <= 32    15               16.9    -1.9
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          1.58               2.70   -1.12
DAILY AVG.      0.05               0.09   -0.04
DAYS >= .01        7               11.4    -4.4
DAYS >= .10        4                5.8    -1.8
DAYS >= .50        1                1.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.7    -0.7
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.63   11/15 TO 11/15
 STORM TOTAL    0.63
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.4                3.6    -2.2
 LIQUID EQUIV   0.10               0.30   -0.20
SINCE 7/1        1.4                3.9    -2.5
 LIQUID 7/1     0.14
DAYS >= TRACE      5                2.4     2.6
DAYS >= 1.0        1                1.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        T  11/23
 24 HR TOTAL     1.4
 STORM TOTAL     1.0
 (MM/DD(HH))

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    612                794    -182
 SINCE 7/1      1281               1473    -192
COOLING TOTAL      4                  0       4
 SINCE 1/1       857                557     300

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/12 (1943)
 LATEST       05/28 (1949)
EARLIEST      10/16             MM
LATEST        05/13             MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/260    DATE  11/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/240    DATE  11/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.46
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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 NOVEMBER 2020

NOVEMBER 2020 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     3.5"       1.5"       +2.0"     47TH SNOWIEST
FLINT AREA       1.3"       2.5"       -1.2"     42ND LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW AREA     1.4"       3.6"       -2.2"     46TH LEAST SNOWY


SNOWFALL SINCE JULY 1*
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     3.5"       1.6"       +1.9"     51ST SNOWIEST
FLINT AREA       1.3"       2.9"       -1.6"     38TH LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW AREA     1.4"       3.9"       -2.5"     43RD LEAST SNOWY

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS NOVEMBER 30, 2020)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.63"      2.79"      -0.16"     64TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      1.88"      2.67"      -0.79"     41ST DRIEST
SAGINAW AREA    1.58"      2.70"      -1.12"     28TH DRIEST


PRECIPITATION SINCE JANUARY 1*
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    37.37"    31.01"      +6.36"     14TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      32.19"    29.45"      +2.74"     27TH WETTEST
SAGINAW AREA    28.73"    29.68"      -0.95"     47TH WETTEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF NOVEMBER 30, 2020)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     45.7      41.5       +4.2        9TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       46.4      38.9       +7.5        3RD WARMEST
SAGINAW AREA     44.5      38.5       +6.0        6TH WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     54.8      48.8       +6.0        6TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       56.0      46.7       +9.3        2ND WARMEST
SAGINAW AREA     53.4      45.9       +7.5        5TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     36.6      34.3       +2.3       26TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       36.8      31.0       +5.8        5TH WARMEST
SAGINAW AREA     35.7      31.2       +4.5        7TH WARMEST


DETROIT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO NOVEMBER 1874 (~147 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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