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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
527 AM EDT WED JUN 17 2015

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

...PRECIPITATION ABOVE NORMAL...

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

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         51.2     50.2   PLUS    1.0
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    62.0     61.0   PLUS    1.0
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     40.4     39.4   PLUS    1.0
HEATING DEGREE DAYS          427      466  MINUS     39
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            7        7             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         3.26     2.50   PLUS   0.76
TOTAL SNOWFALL               0.1      1.0  MINUS    0.9

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    86 ON 5/7
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                     30 ON 5/19
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       1.35 ON 5/25
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             0.1 ON 5/19

DAILY RECORD RAINFALL ON 5/25...1.35 /OLD RECORD 0.97...1914/
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             ...METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2015 STATISTICS...

                ...MARCH-MAY 2015 MEAN TEMPERATURE...

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

HOUGHTON         38.2     37.8     +0.4     45.0 /2010/     ****

                  ...MARCH-MAY 2015 PRECIPITATION...

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

HOUGHTON         5.81     5.90     -0.09    2.73 /1925/     ****

                     ...MARCH-MAY 2015 SNOWFALL...

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

HOUGHTON         21.4     28.0      -6.6   TRACE /2010/  14TH LOWEST

**** NOT IN TOP 20
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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
(ALL LOWER CASE). CONTACT THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER AT (828)
271-4800 OR WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV.

KC



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