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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
609 AM EDT SUN MAY 10 2015

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

...MEAN MONTHLY TEMPERATURE A BIT ABOVE NORMAL...

...PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL NOT FAR FROM NORMAL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         38.7     38.0   PLUS    0.7
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    47.5     46.9   PLUS    0.6
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     29.9     29.0   PLUS    0.9
HEATING DEGREE DAYS          782      812  MINUS     30
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        1  MINUS      1
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         1.53     1.84  MINUS   0.31
TOTAL SNOWFALL               9.9      7.8   PLUS    2.1

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    73 ON 4/12
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                     16 ON 4/4 AND 4/5
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.47 ON 4/9-4/10
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             2.8 ON 4/9-4/10

DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 4/12...45 /OLD RECORD
                                                        44...1964/
DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 4/22...28 /28...1930/

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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