Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
000
NOUS43 KMQT 240958
PNSMQT

MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
500 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...MARCH 2014 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR IRON MOUNTAIN-KINGSFORD
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN...

...VERY COLD...
...SECOND COLDEST MARCH...

...PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL BELOW NORMAL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         17.4     27.9  MINUS   10.5
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    30.1     39.3  MINUS    9.2
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE      4.7     16.4  MINUS   11.7
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1468     1152   PLUS    316
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         0.93     1.65  MINUS   0.72
TOTAL SNOWFALL               9.0     10.6  MINUS    1.6

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    57 ON 3/10
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                    -24 ON 3/1
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.52 ON 3/27
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             3.0 ON 3/27

DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 3/3...-22 /OLD RECORD
                                                  -22...1943 & 72/
DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 3/25...19 /19...2001/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 3/26...-6
                                                  /-6...1899 & 1923/
SECOND LOWEST MARCH MEAN TEMPERATURE...17.4 /RECORD 16.9...1899/
RECORD NUMBER OF SUB ZERO LOW TEMPERATURE DAYS...15 /11...1960 & 89/
---------------------------------------------------------------------
             ...RECORD COLDEST DECEMBER THROUGH MARCH...

           ...DECEMBER 2013-MARCH 2014 MEAN TEMPERATURE...

                                            PREVIOUS
             OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2013-14 RANK

IRON MOUNTAIN   9.8     19.7     -9.9   12.7 /1903-04/ RECORD COLDEST

---------------------------------------------------------------------
NOTE THAT STATISTICS FOR THE IRON MOUNTAIN-KINGSFORD WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT COOPERATIVE OBSERVER SITE NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN ARE
BASED ON RECORDS WHICH BEGAN IN MARCH 1931. ANY DATA LISTED FROM
YEARS BEFORE 1931 WERE TAKEN AT NEARBY SITES. 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





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.