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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
140 PM CDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...AUGUST 2014 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR GOGEBIC-IRON WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRONWOOD...

...COOLER AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         62.7     64.1  MINUS    1.4
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    72.3     74.5  MINUS    2.2
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     53.1     53.7  MINUS    0.6
HEATING DEGREE DAYS           90       95  MINUS      5
COOLING DEGREE DAYS           30       67  MINUS     37
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         5.06     3.37   PLUS   1.69
TOTAL SNOWFALL                 0        0             0

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    83 ON 8/25
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                     41 ON 8/14
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       1.94 ON 8/29-8/30
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:               0

DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION ON 8/18...0.78 /OLD RECORD 0.75...2006/
DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION ON 8/24...1.67 /OLD RECORD 1.55...1995/
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               ...SECOND COLDEST START TO THE YEAR...

             ...JANUARY-AUGUST 2014 MEAN TEMPERATURE...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD      2014 RANK

IRONWOOD        37.3     42.2     -4.9     37.1 /1917/   2ND COLDEST
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              ...A COOL SUMMER ACROSS UPPER MICHIGAN...

               ...JUNE-AUGUST 2014 MEAN TEMPERATURE...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD       2014 RANK

IRONWOOD        62.6     63.8     -1.2     58.2 /1992/   18TH COOLEST

ALTHOUGH THE MONTH OF JUNE FEATURED SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL
CONDITIONS...THE WEATHER IN AUGUST AND ESPECIALLY JULY WAS COOLER
THAN NORMAL. THE RESULT WAS A TOP 20 COOLEST SUMMER AT IRONWOOD.
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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
(ALL LOWER CASE). 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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