Preliminary Local Climatological Data

Unofficial Preliminary Data

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

                                          STATION:   GRAND RAPIDS MI
                                          MONTH:     AUGUST
                                          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  85  61  73   1   0   8 0.00  0.0    0  6.9 14 260 869   80   3 13     22 260
 2  86  57  72   0   0   7 0.00  0.0    0  4.7 12 290 867   92   4 18     18 270
 3  88  58  73   1   0   8 0.00  0.0    0  6.1 14 280 739   85   4 18     21 300
 4  88  64  76   4   0  11 0.00  0.0    0  5.8 18 260 542   63   6 138    25 250
 5  80  67  74   2   0   9    T  0.0    0  4.7 14  40 294   34   6 38     18  30
 6  82  60  71  -1   0   6 0.00  0.0    0  5.5 14  50 579   67   4 1      24  30
 7  84  57  71  -1   0   6 0.00  0.0    0  4.1 10 130 816   95   3        15 110
 8  83  60  72   0   0   7 0.00  0.0    0  7.3 15  70 796   93   3        20  90
 9  82  57  70  -2   0   5 0.00  0.0    0  8.0 18  80 703   83   4        24  70
10  85  59  72   0   0   7 0.00  0.0    0  6.5 14  80 666   79   5        17  80
11  81  68  75   3   0  10 0.01  0.0    0  5.0 12 300 134   16   7 18     15 290
12  68  57  63  -9   2   0 0.87  0.0    0  9.3 18 320   1    0   9 18     25 320
13  79  53  66  -5   0   1 0.00  0.0    0  9.1 21 320 690   82   2        26 310
14  73  51  62  -9   3   0 0.00  0.0    0  9.8 18 260 802   96   3        23 290
15  75  46  61 -10   4   0 0.00  0.0    0  7.8 20 250 802   96   3        26 250
16  81  54  68  -3   0   3    T  0.0    0 10.7 23 250 632   76   6        28 240
17  77  64  71   0   0   6 0.07  0.0    0  6.5 14  90 152   18   9 1      16 100
18  81  60  71   0   0   6 0.00  0.0    0  5.8 13 100 428   52   6 1      25 150
19  79  66  73   2   0   8 1.88  0.0    0  9.2 25 240 152   18   6 13     34 220
20  82  65  74   3   0   9 0.00  0.0    0  6.8 21 260 654   79   4 12     26 220
21  80  64  72   2   0   7    T  0.0    0  3.9 12 230 349   43   7 13     17  70
22  81  69  75   5   0  10 0.00  0.0    0  5.3 12  90 220   27   7 12     14 100
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SM 1780 1317         9 134  2.83     0.0 148.8        11887    111              
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AV 80.9 59.9                               6.8 FASTST  540  62   5    MAX(MPH)  
                                 MISC ---->  # 25 240               # 34  220   
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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:    AUGUST
                                          YEAR:     2014
                                          LATITUDE:   42 52 N                   
                                          LONGITUDE:  85 31 W                   

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

AVERAGE MONTHLY: 70.4   TOTAL FOR MONTH:   2.83    1 = FOG OR MIST              
DPTR FM NORMAL:  -1.1   DPTR FM NORMAL:    0.30    2 = FOG REDUCING VISIBILITY  
HIGHEST:    88 ON  4, 3 GRTST 24HR  1.90 ON 18-19      TO 1/4 MILE OR LESS      
LOWEST:     46 ON 15                               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:   4                                  
MAX 90 OR ABOVE:   0    0.10 INCH OR MORE:   2                                  
MIN 32 OR BELOW:   0    0.50 INCH OR MORE:   2                                  
MIN  0 OR BELOW:   0    1.00 INCH OR MORE:   1                                  

[HDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.     9    CLEAR  (SCALE 0-3)   5                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL     9    PTCLDY (SCALE 4-7)  15                                  
TOTAL FM JUL 1    18    CLOUDY (SCALE 8-10)  2                                  
DPTR FM NORMAL    12                                                            

[CDD (BASE 65) ]                                                                
TOTAL THIS MO.   134                                                            
DPTR FM NORMAL   -13    [PRESSURE DATA]                                         
TOTAL FM JAN 1   490    HIGHEST SLP  0.00 ON  2                                 
DPTR FM NORMAL   -88    LOWEST  SLP  0.00 ON  2                                 

[REMARKS]

Explaination of F6 Data


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