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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1214 pM EDT wed Apr 19 2017

...March 2017 Climate Statistics For The Houghton County Airport...

...Well Below Normal Precipitation and Snowfall...
...Near Normal Monthly Mean Temperature...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         25.4     25.2   plus    0.2
Average high temperature    32.8     33.5  minus    0.7
Average low temperature     18.1     16.8   plus    1.3
Heating degree days         1219     1235  minus     16
Cooling degree days            0        0             0
Total precipitation         0.97     1.56  minus   0.59
Total snowfall               7.0     19.2  minus   12.2

Highest temperature:                    50 on 3/7
Lowest temperature:                     -5 on 3/4
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.30 on 3/23-3/24
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             1.6 on 3/8

Daily Record High Minimum Temperature on 3/6...36 /Old Record
                                                   35...1983/
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 ...3rd Warmest and 18th Wettest August Through March at Houghton...

                         Average Temperature

              Observed Normal Departure    Record           Rank
Houghton        38.6    34.1    +4.5   39.4 /2011-12/    3rd Warmest

                            Precipitation

              Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Houghton       26.49   18.38    +8.11  36.78 /1985-86/  18th highest
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Manual records at the Houghton County Airport began in August 1952
but ended in October 2000. The data listed here for times since
October 2000 are taken from the automated surface observation system
near the original observation site. These observations are compared
to normals for 1981 to 2010. Any data listed from years before 1952
were taken at nearby sites. 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.
Contact the National Climatic Data center at (828)271-4800 or
www.ncdc.noaa.gov.

KC



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