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NOUS43 KMQT 190237
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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
937 PM CDT MON APR 18 2016

...MARCH 2016 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR GOGEBIC-IRON WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRONWOOD...

...WARMER THAN NORMAL...

...PRECIPITATION WELL ABOVE NORMAL...
...SNOWFALL WELL BELOW NORMAL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         31.2     25.1   PLUS    6.1
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    40.9     35.6   PLUS    5.3
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     21.5     14.6   PLUS    6.9
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1042     1237  MINUS    195
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         3.03     1.98   PLUS   1.05
TOTAL SNOWFALL              10.5     24.9  MINUS   14.4

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    64 ON 3/12
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                     -2 ON 3/2
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.96 ON 3/16-3/17
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             7.5 ON 3/16-3/17

DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 3/9...38 /OLD RECORD
                                                   35...1911/
DAILY RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 3/9...58 /56...1977@2010/
DAILY RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 3/12...64 /58...1995/
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      ...SEPTEMBER THROUGH MARCH CLIMATE STATS FOR IRONWOOD...

            ...WARM AND WET WITH NEAR NORMAL SNOWFALL...

                         AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

               OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE     RECORD         RANK

IRONWOOD         33.3    28.3     +5.0   34.2 /2011-12/ 3RD WARMEST

                            PRECIPITATION

               OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE     RECORD         RANK

IRONWOOD        26.39   18.03    +8.36  26.89 /1926-27/ 2ND HIGHEST

                               SNOWFALL

               OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE     RECORD         RANK

IRONWOOD        156.2   174.9    -18.7   45.9 /1901-02/     ****

**** 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
(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



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