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NOUS43 KMQT 170918
PNSMQT

MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
418 AM CDT WED JUN 17 2015

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

...PRECIPITATION A BIT ABOVE NORMAL...

...NORMAL MEAN MONTHLY TEMPERATURE...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         51.9     51.9           0.0
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    63.5     63.0   PLUS    0.5
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     40.2     40.9  MINUS    0.7
HEATING DEGREE DAYS          404      416  MINUS     12
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            4       11  MINUS      7
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         3.47     3.13   PLUS   0.34
TOTAL SNOWFALL               0.4      1.9  MINUS    1.5

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    82 ON 5/28
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                     28 ON 5/13
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       1.01 ON 5/24-5/25
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             0.4 ON 5/19

NO NEW DAILY OR MONTHLY RECORDS ESTABLISHED IN MAY 2015
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             ...METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2015 STATISTICS...

                ...MARCH-MAY 2015 MEAN TEMPERATURE...

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

IRONWOOD         39.2     38.8     +0.4     46.2 /1977/     ****

                  ...MARCH-MAY 2015 PRECIPITATION...

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

IRONWOOD         7.13     7.75     -0.62    3.43 /1925/     ****

                     ...MARCH-MAY 2015 SNOWFALL...

               OBSERVED  NORMAL  DEPARTURE     RECORD     2015 RANK

IRONWOOD         25.2     38.2     -13.0     4.2 /2010/     ****

**** NOT IN TOP 20
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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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