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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
543 PM CDT Fri May 20 2016

...April 2016 Climate Statistics for Iron Mountain-Kingsford
Wastewater Treatment Plant near Iron Mountain...

...Cooler than normal...

...Above normal precipitation and snowfall...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         38.8     41.5  minus    2.7
Average high temperature    48.9     53.6  minus    4.7
Average low temperature     28.6     29.4  minus    0.8
Heating degree days          777      706   plus     71
Cooling degree days            0        1  minus      1
Total precipitation         2.64     2.36   plus   0.28
Total snowfall              12.5      4.6   plus    7.9

Highest temperature:                    82 on 4/17
Lowest temperature:                      9 on 4/9
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.84 on 4/24-4/25
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             5.5 on 4/5-4/6

Daily record low maximum temperature tied on 4/4...26 /old record
                                                       26...2003/
Daily record high maximum temperature on 4/17...82 /80...1914/
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    ...September Through April Climate Stats for Iron Mountain...

             ...Second warmest September through April...
               ...Very wet but below normal snowfall...

                         Average Temperature

              Observed Normal Departure     Record            Rank

Iron Mountain   36.1    31.7    +4.4    36.7 /2011-12/    2nd warmest

                            Precipitation

              Observed Normal Departure     Record            Rank

Iron Mountain  19.84   16.49    +3.35  22.90 /1995-96/   10th highest

                               Snowfall

              Observed Normal Departure     Record            Rank

Iron Mountain   44.2    57.7    -13.5   20.2 /1904-05/    15th lowest
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Note that statistics for the Iron Mountain-Kingsford Wastewater
Treatment Plant cooperative observer site near Iron Mountain are
based on records which began in March 1931. Any data listed from
years before 1931 were taken at nearby sites. 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.
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.



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