100 degree days in Southwest Lower Michigan - updated

Below is a comparison of the number of days at selected locations in which the temperature reached 100 degree this year compared to previous years with the greatest frequency of 100 degree days.

The number of days listed below for 2012 is as of July 18th.

Location

number of days so far in 2012

frequency of 100 degree days in previous years

Climate records begin

Grand Rapids

 2

6 - 1936
5 - 1934
4 - 1916
3 - none
2 - 1947, 1911, 1897, 1894
1 - 1988, 1964, 1953, 1931, 1921, 1918, 1898

 1892

Lansing

 2

3 - 1897, 1894
2 - 1988, 1916, 1895
1 - 1964, 1936, 1934, 1918, 1881, 1874, 1868, 1864 

 1863

Muskegon

 0

No 100 degree days reported

 1896

Holland

 1

4 - 1916
3 - 1934
2 - 1947
1 - 1999, 1996, 1985, 1953, 1913

 1905

Kalamazoo

 5

10 - 1936, 1934
5 - 1988, 1916
4 - 1911
3 - 1964, 1953, 1931, 1918
2 - 1947, 1940
1 - 1999, 1955, 1948, 1930, 1923, 1921, 1901, 1890

 1887

Battle Creek

 4

6 - 1936, 1934
4 - 1916
3 - 1930
2 - 1988, 1971, 1955, 1947, 1931, 1918, 1897
1 - 1977, 1953, 1941, 1921, 1913, 1911, 1899, 1891

 1895

Jackson

 4

8 - 1936
6 - 1934
5 - 1916
3 - 1930, 1913, 1911, 1897
2 - 1971, 1966, 1940, 1918
1 - 1988, 1978, 1977, 1974, 1964, 1847, 1941, 1939, 1921, 1917, 1901

 1897



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