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

...FEBRUARY 2015 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR THE HOUGHTON COUNTY
AIRPORT...

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

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

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE          4.6     16.9  MINUS   12.3
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    12.8     24.6  MINUS   11.8
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     -3.6      9.1  MINUS   12.7
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1682     1348   PLUS    334
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         1.44     1.37   PLUS   0.07
TOTAL SNOWFALL              41.8     30.9   PLUS   10.9

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    25 ON 2/10...2/11 AND 2/28
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                    -25 ON 2/15 AND 2/26
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.26 ON 2/7
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             7.8 ON 2/3

DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL ON 2/3...7.8 /OLD RECORD 7.5...1976/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/15...-25 /-21...1888/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/25...-20 /-18...2003/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/26...-25 /-13...2006/
THIRD LOWEST FEBRUARY MEAN TEMPERATURE...4.6 /RECORD 1.7...1936/
THIRD GREATEST NUMBER OF FEBRUARY DAYS WITH A SUB-ZERO MINIMUM
 TEMPERATURE...17 DAYS /RECORD 23 DAYS...1917/
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           ...WINTER DEC 2014-FEB 2015 MEAN TEMPERATURE...
                   ...COLD DESPITE MILD DECEMBER...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2014-15 RANK

HOUGHTON        14.0     17.6     -3.6     8.8 /1917-18/ 18TH COLDEST
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MANUAL RECORDS AT THE HOUGHTON COUNTY AIRPORT BEGAN IN AUGUST 1952
BUT ENDED IN OCTOBER 2000. THE DATA LISTED HERE FOR TIMES SINCE
OCTOBER 2000 ARE TAKEN FROM THE AUTOMATED SURFACE OBSERVATION SYSTEM
NEAR THE ORIGINAL OBSERVATION SITE. THESE OBSERVATIONS ARE COMPARED
TO NORMALS FOR 1981 TO 2010. ANY DATA LISTED FROM YEARS BEFORE 1952
WERE TAKEN AT NEARBY SITES. 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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