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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI
113 AM EDT TUE MAY 5 2015


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...THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 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         74    429 PM  88    1949  66      8       57
  MINIMUM         57   1159 PM  26    2005  44     13       45
                                      1971
  AVERAGE         66                        55     11       51

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.31          1.06 1902   0.13   0.18      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.31                      0.49  -0.18     0.38
  SINCE MAR 1      5.43                      6.21  -0.78     4.54
  SINCE JAN 1      8.47                     10.09  -1.62    10.34

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.4  1954   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        0                        11    -11       14
  MONTH TO DATE   14                        45    -31       65
  SINCE MAR 1   1529                      1473     56     1765
  SINCE JUL 1   6831                      6250    581     7046

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        1                         0      1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         0      1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      1                         8     -7        2
  SINCE JAN 1      1                         8     -7        2
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   8   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION  SW (240)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (220)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  67 PERCENT
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           300 AM
 LOWEST     47          1100 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        89      1959
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        28      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   631 AM EDT   SUNSET   847 PM EDT
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   630 AM EDT   SUNSET   848 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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