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Monthly climatological summary
National weather service marquette mi
706 PM CDT Sat Jan 21 2017

...December 2016 Climate Statistics For Gogebic-Iron Wastewater
Treatment Plant Near Ironwood...

...Above Normal Precipitation but Near Normal Snowfall...

...Near Normal Monthly Average Temperature...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         16.9     16.6   plus    0.3
Average high temperature    23.6     24.2  minus    0.6
Average low temperature     10.1      9.1   plus    1.0
Heating degree days         1485     1499  minus     14
Cooling degree days            0        0             0
Total precipitation         2.56     2.11   plus   0.45
Total snowfall              44.6     46.3  minus    1.7

Highest temperature:                    40 on 12/5
Lowest temperature:                    -13 on 12/19
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.43 on 12/8
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:            12.0 on 12/8

Daily record snowfall on 12/8...12.0 /Old record 9.0...1924/
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   ...January through December 2016 Climate Stats For Ironwood...

           ...Warm with Well Above Normal Precipitation...
                     ...Above Normal Snowfall...

                         Average Temperature

            Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Ironwood      42.4    40.1    +2.3      46.4 /1931/   12th warmest

                            Precipitation

            Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Ironwood     47.19   34.93   +12.26    53.46 /2013/    3rd highest

                               Snowfall

            Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Ironwood     212.2   188.2    +24.0    279.4 /1989/   12th highest
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Note that statistics for the Gogebic-Iron Wastewater Treatment Plant
cooperative observer site are based on records which began in July
1901. 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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