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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
955 PM EST TUE JAN 20 2015

...DECEMBER 2014 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR THE HOUGHTON COUNTY
AIRPORT...

...ABOVE NORMAL MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE...
...ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION BUT BELOW NORMAL SNOWFALL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         22.7     20.2   PLUS    2.5
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    28.5     26.2   PLUS    2.3
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     16.9     14.2   PLUS    2.7
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1303     1389  MINUS     86
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         3.33     1.89   PLUS   1.44
TOTAL SNOWFALL              42.8     52.9  MINUS   10.1

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    46 ON 12/15
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                     -4 ON 12/31
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.70 ON 12/16
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             7.0 ON 12/16

DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 12/14...35 /OLD RECORD
                                                          35...1993/
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                        ...4TH COLDEST YEAR...
             ...JANUARY-DECEMBER 2014 MEAN TEMPERATURE...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD      2014 RANK

HOUGHTON        37.0     40.5     -3.5     35.5 /1917/    4TH COLDEST


                        ...24TH WETTEST YEAR...
               ...JANUARY-DECEMBER 2014 PRECIPITATION...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD      2014 RANK

HOUGHTON       38.32    32.18     +6.14    53.43 /1985/  24TH WETTEST


                   ...12TH HIGHEST ANNUAL SNOWFALL...
                  ...JANUARY-DECEMBER 2014 SNOWFALL...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD      2014 RANK

HOUGHTON       252.0    207.7     +44.3    356.2 /1989/  12TH HIGHEST
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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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