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Monthly climatological summary
National weather service marquette mi
554 PM CDT Fri May 20 2016

...April 2016 Climate Statistics For Gogebic-Iron Wastewater
Treatment Plant Near Ironwood...

...Precipitation and snowfall well above normal...

...Cooler than normal...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         37.4     39.3  minus    1.9
Average high temperature    47.0     49.8  minus    2.8
Average low temperature     27.8     28.8  minus    1.0
Heating degree days          821      773   plus     48
Cooling degree days            0        1  minus      1
Total precipitation         4.10     2.64   plus   1.46
Total snowfall              30.7     11.4   plus   19.3

Highest temperature:                    77 on 4/17
Lowest temperature:                      5 on 4/9
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       2.02 on 4/24-4/25
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:            10.0 on 4/8

Daily record snowfall on 4/8...10.0 /old record 8.0...1907/
Daily record precipitation on 4/24...1.60 /0.85...1953/
Sixth highest April snowfall...30.7 /record 44.9...2013/
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      ...September Through April Climate Stats For Ironwood...

    ...Warm with record precipitation but near normal snowfall...

                         Average Temperature

               Observed Normal Departure       Record         Rank

Ironwood         33.8    29.5     +4.3     35.0 /2011-12/ 5th warmest

                            Precipitation

                                              Previous
               Observed Normal Departure       Record         Rank

Ironwood        30.49   20.67    +9.82    28.27 /1926-27/    record
                                                             highest

                               Snowfall

               Observed Normal Departure       Record         Rank

Ironwood        186.9   186.3     +0.6    298.1 /2000-01/     ****

**** rank not in top 25
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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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