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NOUS43 KMQT 210137
PNSMQT

MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
735 PM CDT TUE JAN 20 2014

...DECEMBER 2014 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR GOGEBIC-IRON WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRONWOOD...

...MEAN MONTHLY TEMPERATURE ABOVE NORMAL...
...PRECIPITATION A BIT ABOVE NORMAL BUT SNOWFALL BELOW AVERAGE...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         20.1     16.6   PLUS    3.5
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    25.9     24.2   PLUS    1.7
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     14.2      9.1   PLUS    5.1
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1384     1499  MINUS    115
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         2.43     2.11   PLUS   0.32
TOTAL SNOWFALL              27.2     46.3  MINUS   19.1

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    44 ON 12/14 AND 12/15
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                    -10 ON 12/31
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.88 ON 12/15-12/16
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             6.0 ON 12/16-12/17

DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 12/14...33 /OLD RECORD
                                                          33...1928/
DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 12/15...39 /35...1928/
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                       ...RECORD COLDEST YEAR...
             ...JANUARY-DECEMBER 2014 MEAN TEMPERATURE...

                                             PREVIOUS
              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD      2014 RANK

IRONWOOD        36.4     40.1     -3.7     36.4 /1996/ RECORD COLDEST


                        ...6TH WETTEST YEAR...
               ...JANUARY-DECEMBER 2014 PRECIPITATION...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD      2014 RANK

IRONWOOD       45.13    34.93    +10.20    53.46 /2013/   6TH WETTEST


                   ...4TH HIGHEST ANNUAL SNOWFALL...
                  ...JANUARY-DECEMBER 2014 SNOWFALL...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD      2014 RANK

IRONWOOD       247.0    188.2     +58.8    279.4 /1989/   4TH HIGHEST
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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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