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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
139 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1916 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              87   03/21/2012
 LOW              -27   03/04/1962
                        03/02/1962
HIGHEST            61   03/16        MM      MM       54  03/10
LOWEST            -12   03/06        MM      MM      -19  03/06
                        03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.2              38.3    -0.1     31.2
AVG. MINIMUM     15.5              19.2    -3.7      8.2
MEAN             26.8              28.7    -1.9     19.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               8.6     0.4       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              27.9     1.1       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               2.2     1.8       10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.96              1.86   -0.90     1.17
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.06   -0.03     0.04
DAYS >= .01         8              11.2    -3.2       12
DAYS >= .10         3               4.6    -1.6        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.0    -1.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.35   03/03 TO 03/03
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            4.5              12.2    -7.7      7.3
SINCE 7/1        46.6              78.3   -31.7     62.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                 7      -3       13
DAYS >= TRACE      12               8.0     4.0       18
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.6    -2.6        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   03/09                         18  03/06
                        03/08                             03/05
                        03/07                             03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   03/03 TO 03/03               3.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1177              1124      53     1398
 SINCE 7/1       7440              6856     584     7887
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/190    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/200    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

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