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Benton Harbor (SWMREC) Heat Stress Summary Assist Chart (Report issued 9/1/2015 1:53 )

Year Degree Days Base 40 F
Number of days with DD > 35
Degree Days Base 40 F
Total DD
Temperatures greater than 90 F
Number of hours
Temperatures greater than 90 F
Number of days
Night temperatures greater than 70 F (10 PM - 8 AM)
Number of hours
Night temperatures greater than 70 F (10 PM - 8 AM)
Number of days
Rainfall (in.) Time period assessed
2015 0 385 0 0 11 2 1.37 8/18 to 9/1/2015
Missing temperature data: 9/1 (23 hours)
Missing rainfall data: 9/1 (23 hours)
2014 3 485 0 0 52 9 1.69 8/18 to 9/1/2015
2013 5 495 5 2 41 7 0.96 8/18 to 9/1/2015
2012 3 436 0 0 16 4 1.99 8/18 to 9/1/2015
2011 2 443 4 1 11 2 1.24 8/18 to 9/1/2015
2010 4 487 7 2 50 6 0.36 8/18 to 9/1/2015
Average of 5 years, not including current year 3.4 469.2 3.2 1 34 5.6 1.25 2010 to 2014