Preliminary Local Climatological Data

Unofficial Preliminary Data

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

                                          STATION:   GRAND RAPIDS MI
                                          MONTH:     APRIL
                                          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  52  33  43   1  22   0 0.06  0.0    0 17.9 35 250  61    8   7        43 250
 2  53  27  40  -2  25   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.1 16  60 532   69   3        20  60
 3  42  33  38  -5  27   0 0.12  0.0    0 17.9 28  90  19    2  10 6      35  90
 4  45  33  39  -4  26   0 0.38    T    0 15.2 32 240   0    0  10 128    39 250
 5  47  30  39  -5  26   0    T    T    0 11.0 26 310 504   65   4        40 310
 6  56  28  42  -2  23   0 0.00  0.0    0  6.3 14 200 474   61   4        19 220
 7  56  31  44  -1  21   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.5 20  50  19    2   8        23 100
 8  60  38  49   4  16   0 0.00  0.0    0 10.3 22 330 556   71   4        27 310
 9  58  34  46   1  19   0 0.00  0.0    0  8.0 21 260 755   96   4        28 270
10  66  41  54   8  11   0    T  0.0    0 13.9 35 260 184   23   6        45 250
11  67  31  49   3  16   0 0.00  0.0    0  5.9 20 250 648   82   3        25 270
12  71  39  55   8  10   0 0.10  0.0    0  9.7 24  80 302   38   7 3      30  70
13  67  50  59  12   6   0 0.68  0.0    0  9.1 26 240   M    M   8 138    36 240
14  65  27  46  -2  19   0 0.27  1.6    0 16.6 38 240   0    0  10 18     49 230
15  35  25  30 -18  35   0 0.01  0.2    0 13.6 24 300 497   62   7        32 310
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SM  840  500       302   0  1.62     1.8 169.0         4551     95              
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AV 56.0 33.3                              11.3 FASTST  325  41   6    MAX(MPH)  
                                 MISC ---->  # 38 240               # 49  230   
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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:    APRIL
                                          YEAR:     2014
                                          LATITUDE:   42 52 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  85 31 W                   

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 44.7   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   1.62    1 = FOG OR MIST              
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -0.3   DPTR FM NORMAL:   -0.03    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
HIGHEST:    71 ON 12    GRTST 24HR  0.74 ON 13-14      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
LOWEST:     25 ON 15                               3 = THUNDER                  
                        SNOW, ICE PELLETS, HAIL    4 = ICE PELLETS              
                        TOTAL MONTH:   1.8 INCHES  5 = HAIL                     
                        GRTST 24HR   1.6 ON   M    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:   7    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   1                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   0                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.   302    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   2                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL     1    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  10                                  
TOTAL FM JUL 1  6766    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  3                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL   778                                                            

[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.     0                                                            
DPTR FM NORMAL     0    [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
TOTAL FM JAN 1     0    HIGHEST SLP M ON M                                      
DPTR FM NORMAL    -1    LOWEST  SLP 29.32 ON 14                                 

[REMARKS]

Explaination of F6 Data


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