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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1019 AM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

...February 2017 Climate Statistics for Iron Mountain-Kingsford
Wastewater Treatment Plant near Iron Mountain...

...Very Warm...
...Eighth Highest February Mean Temperature...

...Near Normal Precipitation and Snowfall...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         24.3     17.5   plus    6.8
Average high temperature    34.1     29.1   plus    5.0
Average low temperature     14.4      6.0   plus    8.4
Heating degree days         1133     1328  minus    195
Cooling degree days            0        0             0
Total precipitation         1.25     1.00   plus   0.25
Total snowfall               7.8      8.7  minus    0.9

Highest temperature:                    60 on 2/18 and 2/21
Lowest temperature:                     -2 on 2/4
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.40 on 2/24-2/25
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             5.0 on 2/24-2/25

Daily record high maximum temperature tied on 2/17...51 /Old Record
                                                         51...1930/
Daily record high minimum temperature on 2/21...34 /30...1954&83/
Daily record high maximum temperature tied on 2/21...60 /60...1984/
Eighth highest February mean temperature...24.3 /Record 29.4...1998/
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   ...December Through February Climate Stats for Iron Mountain...

                           ...Very Warm...
            ...Above Normal Precipitation and Snowfall...

                         Average Temperature

             Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Iron Mountain  20.8    16.6    +4.2    25.4 /2001-02/  10th Warmest

                            Precipitation

             Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Iron Mountain  4.80    3.78    +1.02   7.89 /1938-39/  20th Highest

                              Snowfall

             Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Iron Mountain  42.2    36.3    +5.9    88.0 /1934-35/      ****

**** Rank not in Top 25
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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.
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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