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CXUS53 KGRR 030232
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
932 PM EST TUE JAN 2 2018

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...THE KALAMAZOO MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            95   09/23        MM      MM       93  07/23
                                                          07/12
LOWEST            -11   12/31        MM      MM       -6  02/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.7              58.4     2.3     60.8
AVG. MINIMUM     41.7              40.1     1.6     42.2
MEAN             51.2              49.3     1.9     51.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     14               6.9     7.1       10
DAYS MAX <= 32     41              48.8    -7.8       40
DAYS MIN <= 32    111             125.7   -14.7      114
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               3.6     1.4        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          39.25             35.74    3.51    26.75
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.10    0.01     0.09
DAYS >= .01       138                MM      MM      128
DAYS >= .10        73                MM      MM       61
DAYS >= .50        22                MM      MM       21
DAYS >= 1.00        7                MM      MM        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.61   10/14 TO 10/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5700              6414    -714     5738
 SINCE 7/1       2363              2451     -88     2053
COOLING TOTAL     768               675      93      912
 SINCE 1/1        768               675      93      912

FREEZE DATES
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/247
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/290    DATE  02/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/270    DATE  03/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          150
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            113
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY        101

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             50     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               40     RAIN                      72
LIGHT RAIN              161     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                9     SNOW                      18
LIGHT SNOW               53     SLEET                      1
FOG                     199     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     46
HAZE                    136

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

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