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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
224 PM CST Wed Feb 15 2017

...January 2017 Climate Statistics for Iron Mountain-Kingsford
Wastewater Treatment Plant near Iron Mountain...

...Well Above Normal Monthly Average Temperature...

...Above Normal Precipitation and Snowfall...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         18.8     13.7   plus    5.1
Average high temperature    27.4     24.6  minus    2.8
Average low temperature     10.2      2.8   plus    7.4
Heating degree days         1425     1590  minus    165
Cooling degree days            0        0             0
Total precipitation         1.64     1.23   plus   0.41
Total snowfall              16.2     13.7   plus    2.5

Highest temperature:                    48 on 1/18
Lowest temperature:                    -16 on 1/13
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.64 on 1/10
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             7.0 on 1/10

Daily record precipitation on 1/10...0.64 /Old Record 0.56...1975/
Daily record snowfall on 1/10...7.0 /5.5...1923/
Daily record high minimum temperature tied on 1/25...32 /32...2010/
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       ...August Through January Very Warm at Iron Mountain...

                         Average Temperature

               Observed Normal Departure     Record         Rank
Iron Mountain    43.1    39.0    +4.1    44.0 /2001-02/  3rd Warmest
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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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