Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
115 AM EDT SUN MAY 3 2015


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         73    244 PM  86    1959  65      8       50
  MINIMUM         44    610 AM  22    1903  43      1       44
  AVERAGE         59                        54      5       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.96 1962   0.12  -0.12     0.06
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.24  -0.24     0.29
  SINCE MAR 1      5.12                      5.96  -0.84     4.45
  SINCE JAN 1      8.16                      9.84  -1.68    10.25

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.0  1929   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      3.3                      10.1   -6.8      8.2
  SINCE JUL 1     78.1                      74.9    3.2    116.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        6                        11     -5       18
  MONTH TO DATE   13                        23    -10       39
  SINCE MAR 1   1528                      1451     77     1739
  SINCE JUL 1   6830                      6228    602     7020

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         8     -8        2
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         8     -8        2
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   7   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  SW (240)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (270)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.8


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  91 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83           600 AM
 LOWEST     20           600 PM
 AVERAGE    52

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        87      1955
                                             1938
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        26      1971


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2015...........SUNRISE   634 AM EDT   SUNSET   845 PM EDT
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   632 AM EDT   SUNSET   846 PM EDT


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




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