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Monthly Climatological Summary
National Weather Service Marquette MI
520 AM CDT Fri Jun 17 2016

...May 2016 Climate Statistics for Iron Mountain-Kingsford
Wastewater Treatment Plant near Iron Mountain...

...Warmer and Drier than Normal...

                                    Normal   Departure
Average temperature         55.3     53.7   plus    1.6
Average high temperature    68.4     66.7   plus    1.7
Average low temperature     42.2     40.8   plus    1.4
Heating degree days          314      363  minus     49
Cooling degree days           19       15   plus      4
Total precipitation         2.28     3.04  minus   0.76
Total snowfall             Trace      0.7  minus    0.7

Highest temperature:                    90 on 5/6
Lowest temperature:                     29 on 5/5
Greatest 24 hour precipitation:       0.91 on 5/24
Greatest 24 hour snowfall:           Trace on 5/14

Daily record high maximum temperature on 5/6...90 /old record
                                                   87...1936/
Daily record snowfall tied on 5/14...Trace /Trace...1946/
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     ...September Through May Climate Stats for Iron Mountain...

              ...Third warmest September through May...
                      ...Wetter Than Normal...

                         Average Temperature

              Observed Normal Departure     Record           Rank

Iron Mountain   38.2    34.2    +4.4    39.1 /2011-12/    3rd warmest

                            Precipitation

              Observed Normal Departure     Record           Rank

Iron Mountain  22.12   19.53   +2.59   26.35 /2014-15/   18th highest
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          ...Spring 2016 Climate Stats for Iron Mountain...

                     March-May Average Temperature

                Observed  Normal  Departure    Record      Rank

Iron Mountain     42.5     41.0      +1.5    47.7 /1977/   ****

                        March-May Precipitation

                Observed  Normal  Departure    Record      Rank

Iron Mountain     7.86     7.05     +0.81   12.56 /2002/   ****

                           March-May Snowfall

                Observed  Normal  Departure    Record      Rank

Iron Mountain     18.5     15.9      +2.6    44.5 /1972/   ****

**** Rank not in Top 25
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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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