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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
116 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 30 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         63    535 PM  87    1942  64     -1       60
                                      1894
  MINIMUM         38    632 AM  26    2008  43     -5       44
                                      1971
  AVERAGE         51                        54     -3       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          1.85 1963   0.12  -0.12     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    4.07                      3.35   0.72     2.62
  SINCE MAR 1      5.12                      5.72  -0.60     4.16
  SINCE JAN 1      8.16                      9.60  -1.44     9.96

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.6  1963   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.1                       1.8   -1.7      1.8
  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       14                        12      2       13
  MONTH TO DATE  511                       518     -7      517
  SINCE MAR 1   1515                      1428     87     1700
  SINCE JUL 1   6817                      6205    612     6981

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         7     -7        2
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         8     -8        2
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         8     -8        2
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   6   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   N (340)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  89 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           600 AM
 LOWEST     29           300 PM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        88      1942
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        21      1903


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  1 2015...........SUNRISE   637 AM EDT   SUNSET   843 PM EDT
MAY  2 2015...........SUNRISE   635 AM EDT   SUNSET   844 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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