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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
338 PM CDT THU MAR 12 2015

...FEBRUARY 2015 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR IRON MOUNTAIN-KINGSFORD
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN...

...EXTREMELY COLD MAINLY BECAUSE OF SECOND HALF CHILL...
...SECOND COLDEST FEBRUARY...

...BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE          4.2     17.5  MINUS   13.3
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    16.4     29.1  MINUS   12.7
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     -7.9      6.0  MINUS   13.9
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1695     1328   PLUS    367
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         0.28     1.00  MINUS   0.72
TOTAL SNOWFALL               3.5      8.7  MINUS    5.2

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    28 ON 2/11 AND 2/24
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                    -26 ON 2/23
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.17 ON 2/10-2/11
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             2.0 ON 2/20


DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/18...1 /OLD RECORD
                                                   5...1966/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/19...-25 /-24...1929/
DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/22...2 /4...1910/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/23...-26 /-20...1967/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 2/27...-22 /-20...1935/
SECOND LOWEST FEBRUARY MEAN TEMPERATURE...4.2 /RECORD 4.1...1904/
RECORD NUMBER OF FEBRUARY DAYS WITH A SUB-ZERO MINIMUM
 TEMPERATURE...22 DAYS /OLD RECORD 21 DAYS...2014/
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           ...WINTER DEC 2014-FEB 2015 MEAN TEMPERATURE...
                   ...COLD DESPITE MILD DECEMBER...

              OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2014-15 RANK

IRON MOUNTAIN   13.0     16.6     -3.6     7.2 /2013-14/ 13TH COLDEST
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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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