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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
758 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE LANSING MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1864 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/21/2012
 LOW              -25   03/02/1868
HIGHEST            70   03/16        68       2       60  03/31
LOWEST                  03/05         3      -4       -9  03/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.8              44.1    -1.3     35.5
AVG. MINIMUM     22.6              26.0    -3.4     16.0
MEAN             32.7              35.1    -2.4     25.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               4.5     1.5       13
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              22.3     3.7       29
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.5     0.5        4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.59   1877
 MINIMUM         0.17   2001
TOTALS           0.74              2.06   -1.32     1.69
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.07   -0.05     0.05
DAYS >= .01         6              11.2    -5.2       10
DAYS >= .10         4               5.4    -1.4        5
DAYS >= .50         0               1.2    -1.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.24   03/03 TO 03/03           03/12 TO 03/12
                                                          03/12 TO 03/12
                                                          03/12 TO 03/12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           34.8   1877
 24 HR TOTAL     15.5   03/17/1973 TO 03/18/1973
 SNOW DEPTH        20   03/05/1875
                        03/03/1875
TOTALS            1.9               7.0    -5.1     10.4
SINCE 7/1        35.6              49.2   -13.6     68.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      3                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= TRACE       7               5.8     1.2       13
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.3    -1.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/07                         16  03/13
                        03/06                             03/07
                        03/05                             03/06
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   03/03 TO 03/03           03/12 TO 03/12
                                                          03/12 TO 03/12
                                                          03/12 TO 03/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     991               929      62     1210
 SINCE 7/1       6485              5864     621     6751
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/03/1894
 LATEST       07/15/1863
EARLIEST                        10/01
LATEST                          05/10
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/258
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/210    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/300    DATE  03/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      2
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     11

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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JAM



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