Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
920 AM EDT THU APR 2 2015

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1874 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   03/22/2012
 LOW               -7   03/05/1872
HIGHEST            62   03/16        MM      MM
LOWEST              0   03/06        MM      MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.0              45.8    -1.8
AVG. MINIMUM     25.1              28.6    -3.5
MEAN             34.5              37.2    -2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               3.5     0.5
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              20.3     4.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               0.0     1.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.63   1913
 MINIMUM         0.38   1910
TOTALS           0.80              2.28   -1.48
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.07   -0.04
DAYS >= .01         5              11.7    -6.7
DAYS >= .10         3               6.2    -3.2
DAYS >= .50         0               1.1    -1.1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.26   03/03 TO 03/03
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.2   1900
                        0
                        0
TOTALS            2.8               6.9    -4.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.28              0.70   -0.42
SINCE 7/1        47.5              40.8     6.7
 LIQUID 7/1      4.75
DAYS >= TRACE       7               5.4     1.6
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.1    -1.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   03/05
                        03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      1.9   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     937               862      75
 SINCE 7/1       6048              5415     633
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/190    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/200    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      2
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     12

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

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MONTHLY CLIMATE DATA FOR NWS WHITE LAKE - MARCH 2015

...TEMPERATURE DATA...              ...PRECIPITATION DATA...
AVERAGE MAXIMUM...39.8              MONTHLY TOTAL..........0.95
AVERAGE MINIMUM...19.4              GREATEST DAILY TOTAL...0.37
MONTHLY AVERAGE...29.6              ON THE 31ST
                                    2015 TOTAL............3.26

...HEATING DEGREE DAYS...           ...SNOWFALL DATA...
MONTHLY TOTAL............1089       MONTHLY TOTAL............5.9
2014-2015 SEASON TOTAL...7060       2014-2015 SEASON TOTAL...47.6

...COOLING DEGREE DAYS...
MONTHLY TOTAL...0
2015 TOTAL......0

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       SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2015


MARCH 2015 MONTHLY STATISTICS AND RANKINGS
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SNOWFALL
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     2.8"     10.2"       +16.2"    34TH LEAST SNOWY
FLINT AREA       4.5"     10.8"       +6.6"     33RD LEAST SNOWY
SAGINAW          5.6"      8.6"       +7.6"     37TH LEAST SNOWY

SNOW YEAR SINCE JULY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    47.5"     40.8"       +6.7"      37TH SNOWIEST
FLINT AREA      45.0"     45.1"       -0.1"      35TH SNOWIEST
SAGINAW         37.5"     39.8"       -2.3"      48TH LEAST SNOWY

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF MARCH 31, 2015)

PRECIPITATION
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA    0.80"      2.28"      -1.48"      7TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA      0.92"      1.91"      -0.99"     12TH DRIEST
SAGINAW         0.80"      2.06"      -1.26"     10TH DRIEST

WATER YEAR SINCE JANUARY 1

                ACTUAL    NORMAL*    DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     3.60"     6.26"      -2.66"      4TH DRIEST
FLINT AREA       3.09"     5.02"      -1.93"      9TH DRIEST
SAGINAW          2.91"     5.38"      -2.47"      5TH DRIEST

      *NORMAL TO DATE (AS OF MARCH 31, 2015)

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     34.5      37.2        -2.7      66TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       32.8      34.1        -1.3      42ND COLDEST
SAGINAW          32.3      33.7        -1.4      51ST COLDEST

AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     44.0      45.8         -1.8     63RD WARMEST
FLINT AREA       43.0      43.5         -0.5     40TH WARMEST
SAGINAW          41.5      42.2         -0.7     40TH WARMEST

AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
                ACTUAL    NORMAL     DEPARTURE     RANKING
DETROIT AREA     25.1      28.6         -3.5     44TH COLDEST
FLINT AREA       22.5      24.8         -2.3     24TH COLDEST
SAGINAW          23.2      25.3         -2.1     36TH COLDEST


DETROIT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO NOVEMBER 1874
FLINT AREA HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO JANUARY 1921
SAGINAW HAS A CLIMATE RECORD DATING TO 1912


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