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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
349 PM CDT Mon May 8 2017

...April 2017 Climate Statistics For Gogebic-Iron Wastewater
Treatment Plant Near Ironwood...

...Well Above Normal Precipitation...
...Ninth Highest April Precipitation...

...Below Normal Snowfall...

...Mean Monthly Temperature Above Normal...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         40.3     39.3   plus    1.0
Average high temperature    50.7     49.8   plus    0.9
Average low temperature     29.8     28.8   plus    1.0
Heating degree days          736      773  minus     37
Cooling degree days            0        1  minus      1
Total precipitation         4.67     2.64   plus   2.03
Total snowfall               5.6     11.4  minus    5.8

Highest temperature:                    70 on 4/8 and 4/25
Lowest temperature:                     22 on 4/7
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       1.11 on 4/16
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             3.0 on 4/26-4/27

Daily record precipitation on 4/16...1.11 (Previous Record
                                           0.93...1945)
Daily record low maximum temperature on 4/27...26 (30...1907)
Ninth highest April precipitation...4.67 /Record 7.91...1960/
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 ...7th Warmest and 15th Wettest August Through April at Ironwood...

                         Average Temperature

              Observed Normal Departure    Record           Rank
Ironwood        36.8    33.5    +3.3   38.5 /2011-12/    7th Warmest

                            Precipitation

              Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Ironwood       28.41   24.04    +4.37  33.05 /2015-16/  15th highest
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Note that statistics for the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Plant
cooperative observer site are based on records which began in July
1901. Normals used are for the period 1981 through 2010. Note all
temperatures are in fahrenheit and precipitation is in inches. All
climate data listed in this product are unofficial. For official
Data, please refer to the National Climatic Data Center.

NWS Marquette web page is at http://www.crh.noaa.gov/mqt/index.htm.
See ARBCLMMQT (cxus53 kmqt) for further details on Upper Michigan
climate. Contact the National Climatic Data Center at (828) 271-4800
or www.ncdc.noaa.gov.

KC



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