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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
421 AM CDT WED JUN 17 2015

...MAY 2015 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR IRON MOUNTAIN-KINGSFORD
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN...

...WELL ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION...
...SIXTH WETTEST MAY...

...MEAN MONTHLY TEMPERATURE ABOVE NORMAL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         55.1     53.7   PLUS    1.4
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    67.6     66.7   PLUS    0.9
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     42.7     40.8   PLUS    1.9
HEATING DEGREE DAYS          305      363  MINUS     58
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            6       15  MINUS      9
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         5.97     3.04   PLUS   2.93
TOTAL SNOWFALL             TRACE      0.7  MINUS    0.7

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    83 ON 5/6
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                     28 ON 5/20
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       2.08 ON 5/24-5/25
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:           TRACE ON 5/19

DAILY RECORD SNOWFALL TIED ON 5/19...TRACE /TRACE...1907/
SIXTH HIGHEST MAY PRECIPITATION...5.97 /RECORD 6.98...1960/
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             ...METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2015 STATISTICS...

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

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

IRON MOUNTAIN    41.4     41.0     +0.4     47.7 /1977/     ****

                  ...MARCH-MAY 2015 PRECIPITATION...
      ...WET DUE MAINLY TO TORRENTIAL RAINS AT THE END OF MAY...

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

IRON MOUNTAIN   10.00     7.05     +2.95   12.56 /2002/ 13TH WETTEST

                     ...MARCH-MAY 2015 SNOWFALL...

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

IRON MOUNTAIN    14.8     15.9      -1.0     0.8 /1912/     ****

**** NOT IN TOP 20
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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
(ALL LOWER CASE). 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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