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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1102 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

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

...Well Below Normal Precipitation and Snowfall...
...Eighth Lowest March Snowfall...

...Mean Monthly Temperature a Bit Below Normal...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         24.6     25.1  minus    0.5
Average high temperature    34.5     35.6  minus    1.1
Average low temperature     14.7     14.6   plus    0.1
Heating degree days         1246     1237   plus      9
Cooling degree days            0        0             0
Total precipitation         1.46     1.98  minus   0.52
Total snowfall               5.3     24.9  minus   19.6

Highest temperature:                    57 on 3/28
Lowest temperature:                     -4 on 3/14
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.37 on 3/23-3/24
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             1.5 on 3/13

Eighth lowest March snowfall...5.3 /Record Trace...1910/
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 ...5th Warmest and 25th Wettest August Through March at Ironwood...

                         Average Temperature

              Observed Normal Departure    Record           Rank
Ironwood        36.4    32.8    +3.6   38.2 /2011-12/    5th Warmest

                            Precipitation

              Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Ironwood       23.74   21.40    +2.34  31.68 /1941-42/  25th 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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