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Monthly climatological summary
National weather service marquette mi
417 AM CDT Thu Sep 15 2016

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

...Warmer and Wetter than Normal...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         66.3     64.1   plus    2.2
Average high temperature    75.9     74.5   plus    1.4
Average low temperature     56.6     53.7   plus    2.9
Heating degree days           38       95  minus     57
Cooling degree days           84       67   plus     17
Total precipitation         4.49     3.37   plus   1.12
Total snowfall                 0        0             0

Highest temperature:                    86 on 8/3
Lowest temperature:                     47 on 8/22
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       2.06 on 8/20
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:               0

Daily record precipitation on 8/20...2.06 /Old Record 2.03...1980/
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     ...June through August Summer Climate Stats for Ironwood...

                         ...Wet and Warm...

                         Average Temperature

               Observed Normal Departure    Record          Rank
Ironwood         64.8    63.8    +1.0     68.2 /1933/       ****

                            Precipitation

               Observed Normal Departure    Record          Rank
Ironwood        16.84   11.13    +5.71   20.96 /1909/   10th Highest

**** Rank not in Top 25
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      ...September Through August Climate Stats For Ironwood...

                 ...Warm with Record Precipitation...

                         Average Temperature

            Observed Normal Departure       Record         Rank
Ironwood      43.2    40.1     +3.1     44.6 /2011-12/ 7th warmest

                            Precipitation

            Observed Normal Departure     Old Record       Rank
Ironwood     51.44   34.93   +16.51    51.37 /2012-13/ Record 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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