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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
741 AM EDT Sun Aug 7 2016

...July 2016 Climate Statistics For The Houghton County Airport...

...Warmer than Normal with Near Average Rainfall...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         66.3     64.8   plus    1.5
Average high temperature    76.4     75.3   plus    1.1
Average low temperature     56.1     54.2   plus    1.9
Heating degree days           57       85  minus     28
Cooling degree days          103       77   plus     26
Total precipitation         2.43     2.49  minus   0.06
Total snowfall                 0        0             0

Highest temperature:                    87 on 7/20
Lowest temperature:                     44 on 7/15 and 7/16
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       1.24 on 7/21
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:               0

No new daily or monthly records established in July 2016
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       ...September Through July Climate Stats For Houghton...

             ...Fourth warmest September through July...
                  ...Above Normal Precipitation...

                         Average Temperature

               Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank

Houghton         41.8    38.3     +3.5   43.0 /2011-12/   4th warmest

                            Precipitation

               Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank

Houghton        32.23   25.38    +6.85  41.77 /1978-79/      ****

**** rank not in top 25
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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.
Contact the National Climatic Data center at (828)271-4800 or
www.ncdc.noaa.gov.

KC



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