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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
1209 AM CDT Wed Apr 19 2017

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

...Below Normal Precipitation and Well Below Normal Snowfall...

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

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         27.1     27.9  minus    0.8
Average high temperature    35.9     39.3  minus    3.4
Average low temperature     18.3     16.4   plus    1.9
Heating degree days         1168     1152   plus     16
Cooling degree days            0        0             0
Total precipitation         1.18     1.65  minus   0.47
Total snowfall               2.3     10.6  minus    8.3

Highest temperature:                    60 on 3/28
Lowest temperature:                     -2 on 3/4
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.41 on 3/23-3/24
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             1.1 on 3/1

No new daily or monthly records established in March 2017
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        ...4th Warmest and 19th Wettest August Through March
                         at Iron Mountain...

                         Average Temperature

              Observed Normal Departure    Record           Rank
Iron Mountain   38.9    35.1    +3.8   40.0 /2011-12/    4th Warmest

                            Precipitation

              Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Iron Mountain  19.47   17.39    +2.08  25.64 /1995-96/  19th Highest
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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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