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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
238 PM CDT THU MAR 12 2015

...FEBRUARY 2015 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR GOGEBIC-IRON WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRONWOOD...

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

...PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL A BIT ABOVE NORMAL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE          2.5     14.9  MINUS   12.4
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    12.1     25.2  MINUS   13.1
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     -7.0      4.7  MINUS   11.7
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1742     1401   PLUS    341
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         1.48     1.27   PLUS   0.21
TOTAL SNOWFALL              33.3     28.2   PLUS    5.1

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    26 ON 2/7 AND 2/10
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                    -25 ON 2/26 AND 2/27
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.25 ON 2/11-2/12
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             5.0 ON 2/13-2/14

DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/18...-7 /OLD RECORD
                                                   -6...1966/
DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/22...-6 /-1...1910/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/27...-25 /-20...1964/
SECOND LOWEST FEBRUARY MEAN TEMPERATURE...2.5 /RECORD -0.3...1936/
SECOND GREATEST NUMBER OF FEBRUARY DAYS WITH A SUB-ZERO MINIMUM
 TEMPERATURE...20 DAYS /RECORD 24 DAYS...1936/
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           ...WINTER DEC 2014-FEB 2015 MEAN TEMPERATURE...
                   ...COLD DESPITE MILD DECEMBER...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2014-15 RANK

IRONWOOD        11.5     14.4     -2.9     5.1 /2013-14/ 18TH COLDEST
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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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