Preliminary Local Climatological Data

Unofficial Preliminary Data

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

                                          STATION:   GRAND RAPIDS MI
                                          MONTH:     MARCH
                                          YEAR:      2015
                                          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  25   6  16 -14  49   0 0.01  0.2    7  8.9 20 260  75   11   9 18     24 260
 2  29  15  22  -9  43   0    T    T    7  9.2 20 300 559   83   5 1      24 310
 3  33  22  28  -3  37   0 0.43  2.9    7 12.5 28 260   0    0  10 1246   36 250
 4  30  11  21 -10  44   0 0.00  0.0    8 12.9 22 310 494   72   7        28 270
 5  19   0  10 -22  55   0    T    T    8  6.6 16 270 384   56   4        19 310
 6  24   1  13 -19  52   0    T    T    8 12.3 22 180 574   83   7 8      26 230
 7  41  14  28  -4  37   0    T    T    8  9.3 22 280 264   38   7 8      28 270
 8  40  26  33   0  32   0 0.00  0.0    7 10.1 20 250 695  100   0         M  M 
 9  46  21  34   1  31   0 0.00  0.0    6  7.2 16 250 693   98   1 18     21 200
10  44  32  38   5  27   0 0.00  0.0    4  8.3 15 210 127   18   6 128    20 220
11  51  26  39   5  26   0 0.00  0.0    3  5.3 14 310 659   94   0 128    17 300
12  49  29  39   5  26   0 0.00  0.0    1  9.7 17 110 706  100   5        31 140
13  57  28  43   9  22   0 0.00  0.0    T  6.9 14 190 515   73   6        17 190
14  47  35  41   6  24   0 0.00  0.0    T 11.7 21 300 125   18   8 18     26 300
15  51  29  40   5  25   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.3 14 220 639   89   4        23 220
16  65  41  53  17  12   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.6 17 300 402   56   7         M  M 
17  50  27  39   3  26   0 0.00  0.0    0 14.6 29 340 677   94   4        36 340
18  48  25  37   1  28   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.6 22 320 693   96   5        27 260
19  41  27  34  -3  31   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.6 16 100 378   52   7        18 110
20  51  25  38   1  27   0    T  0.0    0  9.2 20 260 547   75   5 8      28 180
21  49  30  40   3  25   0    T  0.0    0 12.0 22 320 529   72   6 18     27 300
22  39  21  30  -8  35   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.0 17  50 616   84   5        21  50
23  35  22  29  -9  36   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.6 17 100 458   62   6        20 110
24  43  17  30  -9  35   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.6 18 110 658   89   3        22 100
25  41  31  36  -3  29   0 0.31  0.0    0 15.9 29 240  16    2  10 168    36 250
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SM 1048  561       814   0  0.75     3.1 245.9        11483    137              
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AV 41.9 22.4                               9.8 FASTST  459  65   5    MAX(MPH)  
                                 MISC ---->  # 29 340               # 36  250   
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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:    MARCH
                                          YEAR:     2015
                                          LATITUDE:   42 52 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  85 31 W                   

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 32.2   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   0.75    1 = FOG OR MIST              
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -2.3   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -1.10    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
HIGHEST:    65 ON 16    GRTST 24HR  0.43 ON  3- 3      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
LOWEST:      0 ON  5                               3 = THUNDER                  
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS              
                        TOTAL MONTH:   3.1 INCHES  5 = HAIL                     
                        GRTST 24HR   2.9 ON   M    6 = FREEZING RAIN OR DRIZZLE 
                        GRTST DEPTH:   8 ON  7, 6  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:   5    0.01 INCH OR MORE:   3                                  
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   2                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:  23    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   1    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.   814    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   3                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL    51    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  19                                  
TOTAL FM JUL 1  6116    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  3                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL   576                                                            

[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.     0                                                            
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
TOTAL FM JAN 1     0    HIGHEST SLP  0.00 ON  8                                 
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    LOWEST  SLP  0.00 ON  8                                 

[REMARKS]

Explaination of F6 Data


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