Climatological Report (Monthly)
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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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MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR NWS WHITE LAKE - MARCH 2018

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...37.2              MONTHLY TOTAL..........2.04
AVERAGE MINIMUM...21.1              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.33
MONTHLY AVERAGE...29.2              ON THE 27TH
                                    2018 TOTAL.............8.14

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............1104       MONTHLY TOTAL............20.6
2017-2018 SEASON TOTAL...6371       2017-2018 SEASON TOTAL...78.4

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...0
2018 TOTAL......0

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2018


MARCH 2018 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     5.9"      6.9"       -1.0"     71ST SNOWIEST
FLINT AREA      11.7"      6.5"       +5.2"     19TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW          4.8"      6.4"       -1.6"     41ST LEAST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    58.6"      40.8"      +17.8"     15TH SNOWIEST
FLINT AREA      77.4"      45.1"      +32.3"      4TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW         35.9"      39.8"       -3.9"     45TH LEAST SNOWY

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF MARCH 31, 2018)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    2.63"      2.28"      +0.35"     58TH WETTEST
FLINT AREA      1.11"      1.91"      -0.80"     14TH DRIEST
SAGINAW         0.69"      2.06"      -1.37"      8TH DRIEST


PRECIPITATION SINCE JANUARY 1*

                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    8.26"      6.26"      +2.00"     32ND WETTEST
FLINT AREA      6.99"      5.02"      +1.97"     16TH WETTEST
SAGINAW         4.61"      5.38"      -0.77"     42ND DRIEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF MARCH 31, 2018)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     35.4      37.2       -1.8       68TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       31.5      34.1       -2.6       30TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          32.6      33.7       +1.1       53RD WARMEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     43.4      45.8       -2.4       70TH WARMEST
FLINT AREA       39.7      43.5       -3.8       26TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          40.0      42.2       -2.2       51ST COLDEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     27.5      28.6       -1.1       72ND WARMEST
FLINT AREA       23.3      24.8       -1.5       34TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          25.2      25.3       -1.1       47TH WARMEST


DETROIT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO NOVEMBER 1874
FLINT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO JANUARY 1921
SAGINAW HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO 1913



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