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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
340 PM EDT THU MAR 12 2015

...FEBRUARY 2015 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR NEWBERRY...

...EXTREMELY COLD MAINLY BECAUSE OF SECOND HALF CHILL...
...RECORD COLDEST FEBRUARY...

...SNOWFALL ABOVE NORMAL...
...PRECIPITATION NEAR NORMAL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE          4.6     18.7  MINUS   14.1
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    13.8     26.8  MINUS   13.0
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     -4.5     10.6  MINUS   15.1
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1683     1290   PLUS    393
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         1.77     1.86  MINUS   0.09
TOTAL SNOWFALL              30.8     23.7   PLUS    7.1

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    27 ON 2/10
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                    -28 ON 2/15 AND 2/20
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.25 ON 2/14-2/15
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             5.0 ON 2/7

DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL ON 2/7...5.0 /OLD RECORD 4.0...1940&2006/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/15...-28 /-20...1904/
DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 2/15...-1 /-1...1920/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 2/19...-20/-20...
                                                          1904&05/
DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/19...-6 /5...1929&59/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/20...-28 /-19...1950&59/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/23...-19 /-13...1914/
DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/23...3 /7...2003/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/26...-21 /-18...1900/
RECORD LOWEST FEBRUARY MEAN TEMPERATURE...4.6 /OLD RECORD
                                               5.7...1917/
THIRD GREATEST NUMBER OF FEBRUARY DAYS WITH A SUB-ZERO MINIMUM
 TEMPERATURE...17 DAYS /RECORD 26 DAYS...1904/
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           ...WINTER DEC 2014-FEB 2015 MEAN TEMPERATURE...
                   ...COLD DESPITE MILD DECEMBER...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2014-15 RANK

NEWBERRY        14.3     19.2     -4.9    10.1 /2013-14/ 11TH COLDEST
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NOTE THAT STATISTICS PRESENTED ARE A COMBINATION OF DATA COLLECTED
AT A SITE JUST NORTH OF NEWBERRY AND THE LUCE COUNTY AIRPORT.
NORMALS...CALCULATED FOR THE PERIOD 1981 THROUGH 2010...AND RECORDS
MAY REFLECT OBSERVATIONS TAKEN AT OTHER SITES NEAR NEWBERRY SINCE
1896. 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). CONTACT THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER AT (828)
271-4800 OR WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV.

KC



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