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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
707 PM CST Sat Jan 21 2017

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

...Above Normal Precipitation and Snowfall...

...Near Normal Monthly Average Temperature...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         19.6     19.4   plus    0.2
Average high temperature    27.9     28.3  minus    0.4
Average low temperature     11.3     10.5   plus    0.8
Heating degree days         1400     1413  minus     13
Cooling degree days            0        0             0
Total precipitation         1.91     1.55   plus   0.36
Total snowfall              18.2     13.9   plus    4.3

Highest temperature:                    43 on 12/26
Lowest temperature:                    -20 on 12/19
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.54 on 12/25-12/26
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             6.0 on 12/11-12/12

No new monthly or daily records established in December 2016
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 ...January through December 2016 Climate Stats for Iron Mountain...

       ...Warm with Near Normal Precipitation and Snowfall...

                         Average Temperature

               Observed Normal Departure     Record         Rank
Iron Mountain    45.0    42.3    +2.7      46.3 /1998/  5th Warmest

                            Precipitation

               Observed Normal Departure     Record         Rank
Iron Mountain    30.95  29.72   +1.23     37.53 /1938/      ****

                              Snowfall

               Observed Normal Departure     Record         Rank
Iron Mountain    57.3    58.4    -1.1      26.7 /2010/      ****

**** Rank not in Top 25
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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.

KC



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