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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
350 PM CDT Mon May 7 2017

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

...Well Above Normal Precipitation...
...Second Wettest April...

...Above Normal Monthly Mean Temperature...

...Below Normal Snowfall...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         43.4     41.5   plus    1.9
Average high temperature    54.6     53.6   plus    1.0
Average low temperature     32.3     29.4   plus    2.9
Heating degree days          640      706  minus     66
Cooling degree days            0        1  minus      1
Total precipitation         6.27     2.36   plus   3.91
Total snowfall               1.0      4.6  minus    3.6

Highest temperature:                    72 on 4/25
Lowest temperature:                     24 on 4/1 and 4/12
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       1.65 on 4/19-4/20
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:             1.0 on 4/11

Daily record precipitation on 4/20...1.39 (Old Record 1.36...1970)
Daily record low maximum temperature tied on 4/27...35 (35...1994)
Second highest April precipitation...6.27 (Record 7.07...1951)
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         ...2nd Warmest and 4th Wettest August Through April
                         at Iron Mountain...

                         Average Temperature

              Observed Normal Departure    Record           Rank
Iron Mountain   39.4    35.8    +3.6   40.3 /2011-12/    2nd Warmest

                            Precipitation

              Observed Normal Departure     Record          Rank
Iron Mountain  25.74   19.75    +5.99  29.75 /1995-96/   4th Highest
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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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