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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
233 PM CST FRI JAN 29 2015

...DECEMBER 2015 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR GOGEBIC-IRON WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRONWOOD...

...WARMER THAN NORMAL...
...FOURTH WARMEST DECEMBER...

...WETTER THAN NORMAL BUT BELOW NORMAL SNOWFALL...
...THIRD HIGHEST DECEMBER PRECIPITATION...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         27.7     16.6   PLUS   11.1
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    32.9     24.2   PLUS    8.7
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     22.5      9.1   PLUS   13.4
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1149     1499  MINUS    350
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         4.68     2.11   PLUS   2.57
TOTAL SNOWFALL              24.4     46.3  MINUS   21.9

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    48 ON 12/4
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                      3 ON 12/19
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       1.82 ON 12/14-12/15
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             6.5 ON 12/23-12/24

DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 12/6...34 /OLD RECORD
                                                    33...1967/
DAILY RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 12/10...34 /33...1911/
DAILY RECORD PRECIPITATION ON 12/15...1.51 /0.50...1927/
THIRD HIGHEST DECEMBER PRECIPITATION...4.68 /RECORD 5.39...1927/
FOURTH HIGHEST DECEMBER MEAN TEMPERATURE...27.7 /RECORD 28.9...1939/
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    ...SEPTEMBER THROUGH DECEMBER CLIMATE STATS FOR IRONWOOD...

        ...WARM AND WET WITH WELL BELOW NORMAL SNOWFALL...

                         AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

               OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE   RECORD          RANK

IRONWOOD         42.4    36.3    +6.1    44.7 /1931/    2ND WARMEST

                            PRECIPITATION

               OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE   RECORD          RANK

IRONWOOD        18.61   12.85    +5.76  20.23 /1926/    3RD HIGHEST

                               SNOWFALL

               OBSERVED NORMAL DEPARTURE   RECORD          RANK

IRONWOOD         36.8    77.6    -40.8    7.0 /1931/    26TH LOWEST
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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
(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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