Preliminary Local Climatological Data

Unofficial Preliminary Data

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PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6)

                                          STATION:   GRAND RAPIDS MI
                                          MONTH:     SEPTEMBER
                                          YEAR:      2014
                                          LATITUDE:   42 52 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  85 31 W                   

  TEMPERATURE IN F:       :PCPN:    SNOW:  WIND      :SUNSHINE: SKY     :PK WND 
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1   2   3   4   5  6A  6B    7    8   9   10  11  12  13   14  15   16   17  18
                                     12Z  AVG MX 2MIN
DY MAX MIN AVG DEP HDD CDD  WTR  SNW DPTH SPD SPD DIR MIN PSBL S-S WX    SPD DR
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 1  81  67  74   6   0   9 0.26  0.0    0 12.0 25 250 586   74   5 13     32 240
 2  80  62  71   3   0   6    T  0.0    0  7.0 18 280 716   91   5        23 270
 3  82  59  71   3   0   6 0.00  0.0    0  4.7 13 230 751   96   2 1      16 230
 4  84  64  74   7   0   9 0.42  0.0    0  8.3 25 180 338   43   5 13     30 200
 5  84  66  75   8   0  10 0.51  0.0    0 10.6 38 250 291   37   8 13     46 260
 6  74  58  66  -1   0   1 0.00  0.0    0  7.8 16 270 691   89   5        20 270
 7  77  52  65  -1   0   0 0.00  0.0    0  3.0 10 160 750   97   2        16 200
 8  77  54  66   0   0   1 0.00  0.0    0  6.2 13 150 755   98   5        18  60
 9  78  59  69   3   0   4 0.00  0.0    0  6.9 15 190   M    M   5        19 180
10  77  55  66   1   0   1 0.86  0.0    0 14.3 29 180  21    3   9 1      37 180
11  60  51  56  -9   9   0    T  0.0    0 11.7 25 320  39    5   9 1      32 330
12  59  48  54 -10  11   0 0.22  0.0    0  6.1 13  60 193   25   9 1      17  50
13  61  47  54 -10  11   0 0.08  0.0    0  6.8 17 330 438   58   8 1      21 320
14  64  44  54 -10  11   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.7 20 210 618   82   5        24 230
15  63  46  55  -8  10   0 0.06  0.0    0  5.5 13 240  23    3   7 1      14 240
16  66  43  55  -8  10   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.1 20 280 696   93   5 12     23 280
17  67  40  54  -8  11   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.8 17 260 683   92   2        20 270
18  69  43  56  -6   9   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.2 15  40 542   73   4 12     19  40
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SM 1303  958        82  47  2.41     0.0 135.7         8131    100              
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AV 72.4 53.2                               7.5 FASTST  478  62   6    MAX(MPH)  
                                 MISC ---->  # 38 250               # 46  260   
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NOTES:
# LAST OF SEVERAL OCCURRENCES

COLUMN 17 PEAK WIND IN M.P.H.

PRELIMINARY LOCAL CLIMATOLOGICAL DATA (WS FORM: F-6) , PAGE 2

                                          STATION:  GRAND RAPIDS MI
                                          MONTH:    SEPTEMBER
                                          YEAR:     2014
                                          LATITUDE:   42 52 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  85 31 W                   

[TEMPERATURE DATA]      [PRECIPITATION DATA]       SYMBOLS USED IN COLUMN 16    

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 62.8   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   2.41    1 = FOG OR MIST              
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -2.5   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.13    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
HIGHEST:    84 ON  5, 4 GRTST 24HR  0.96 ON  9-10      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
LOWEST:     40 ON 17                               3 = THUNDER                  
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS              
                        TOTAL MONTH:   0.0 INCH    5 = HAIL                     
                        GRTST 24HR     0.0         6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE 
                        GRTST DEPTH:   0           7 = DUSTSTORM OR SANDSTORM:  
                                                       VSBY 1/2 MILE OR LESS    
                                                   8 = SMOKE OR HAZE            
[NO. OF DAYS WITH]      [WEATHER - DAYS WITH]      9 = BLOWING SNOW             
                                                   X = TORNADO                  
MAX 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   7                                  
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   5                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   2                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.    82    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   3                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL    33    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  11                                  
TOTAL FM JUL 1   101    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  4                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL    32                                                            

[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.    47                                                            
DPTR FM NORMAL    -6    [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
TOTAL FM JAN 1   607    HIGHEST SLP M ON M                                      
DPTR FM NORMAL   -71    LOWEST  SLP 29.52 ON 10                                 

[REMARKS]

Explaination of F6 Data


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