478  
CDUS43 KGRR 290521  
CLIGRR  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS, MI  
121 AM EDT FRI APR 29 2016  
 
   
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..THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 28 2016
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1892 TO 2016  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 50 1222 AM 83 1901 64 -14 63  
MINIMUM 37 817 AM 24 1945 42 -5 36  
AVERAGE 44 53 -9 50  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.50 1.18 1975 0.12 0.38 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 3.49 3.11 0.38 4.07  
SINCE MAR 1 8.43 5.48 2.95 5.12  
SINCE JAN 1 13.36 9.36 4.00 8.16  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 0.9 1961 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 9.4 1.8 7.6 0.1  
SINCE MAR 1 19.5 10.1 9.4 3.3  
SINCE JUL 1 61.1 74.9 -13.8 78.1  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 21 13 8 15  
MONTH TO DATE 528 494 34 486  
SINCE MAR 1 1277 1404 -127 1490  
SINCE JUL 1 5354 6181 -827 6792  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE MAR 1 0 1 -1 0  
SINCE JAN 1 0 1 -1 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED 13 RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION E (80)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION E (70)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 27 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (60)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.8  
 
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE 0 PERCENT  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
HEAVY RAIN  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 1100 AM  
LOWEST 34 300 AM  
AVERAGE 63  
   
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THE GRAND RAPIDS MI CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 64 90 1899  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 42 28 2012  
1979  
1977  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 29 2016.........SUNRISE 638 AM EDT SUNSET 841 PM EDT  
APRIL 30 2016.........SUNRISE 637 AM EDT SUNSET 842 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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