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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
939 PM CDT MON APR 18 2016

...MARCH 2016 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR IRON MOUNTAIN-KINGSFORD
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN...

...WARMER THAN NORMAL...

...ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION BUT BELOW NORMAL SNOWFALL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         33.2     27.9   PLUS    5.3
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    43.5     39.3   PLUS    4.2
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     23.0     16.4   PLUS    6.6
HEATING DEGREE DAYS          976     1152  MINUS    176
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         2.94     1.65   PLUS   1.29
TOTAL SNOWFALL               6.0     10.6  MINUS    4.6

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    67 ON 3/12
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                     -2 ON 3/2 AND 3/3
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       1.03 ON 3/16
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             5.0 ON 3/24

DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 3/9...37 /OLD RECORD
                                                   33...1968/
DAILY RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 3/12...67 /64...1995/
DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION ON 3/16...1.03 /0.54...1972/
DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION ON 3/17...0.75 /0.49...1934/
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    ...SEPTEMBER THROUGH MARCH CLIMATE STATS FOR IRON MOUNTAIN...

             ...SECOND WARMEST SEPTEMBER THROUGH MARCH...
            ...VERY WET BUT WELL BELOW NORMAL SNOWFALL...

                         AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

              OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE     RECORD            RANK

IRON MOUNTAIN   35.7    30.5    +5.2    35.8 /2011-12/    2ND WARMEST

                            PRECIPITATION

              OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE     RECORD            RANK

IRON MOUNTAIN  17.20   14.13    +3.07  20.50 /1970-71/    8TH HIGHEST

                               SNOWFALL

              OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE     RECORD            RANK

IRON MOUNTAIN   31.7    53.1    -21.4   18.2 /1904-05/     7TH LOWEST
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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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