November Temperature Data:

Sault Ste Marie (1888 - 2012)

November Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

35.3

34.1

+1.2

N/A 

65 / 22nd

14 / 30th

40.7 / 1931

24.1 / 1933

 

Houghton Lake (1919 - 2012)

November Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

35.6

34.9

+0.7

N/A

66 / 11th

19 / 14th

42.5 / 1931

28.2 / 1976

 

Alpena (1916 - 2012)

November Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

35.9

35.7

+0.2

N/A

66 / 11th

18 / 14th

42.8 / 2001

28.5 / 1933

 

 

Traverse City Cherry Capital Airport (1897 - 2012)

November Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

39.3

37.3

+2.0

N/A 

69 / 11th

24 / 28th

44.2 / 1931

29.2 / 1951

 

Gaylord COOP (1951 - 2001); Gaylord Airport (2001-2012)

November Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

35.1

33.3

+1.8

N/A

64 / 11th

18 / 27th

42.2 / 2001

27.0 / 1995

 

 

November Precipitation Data (inches):

Sault Ste Marie (1888 - 2012)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest 24-hr rainfall/date(s)

Days with measurable precipitation

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

1.96

3.37

-1.41

N/A

0.49 / 26th

11

7.72 / 1988

0.52 / 1917

 

Houghton Lake (1919 - 2012)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest 24-hr rainfall/date(s)

Days with measurable precipitation

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

0.68

2.32

-1.64

5th Driest

0.21 / 24th

9

5.10 / 1988

0.45 / 1986

 

Alpena (1916 - 2012)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest 24-hr rainfall/date(s)

Days with measurable precipitation

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

0.85

2.10

-1.25

9th Driest 

0.41 / 10th-11th

9

7.45 / 1966

0.61 / 1986

 

Traverse City Airport (1930 - 1993); Traverse City COOP (2001 - 2012)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

1.04

2.80

-1.76 

7th Driest

5.51 / 2005

0.41 / 1962

 

Gaylord Cooperative Observing Station (1940 - 2012)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

1.30 

3.28

-1.98 

5th Driest

7.68 / 1966

0.97 / 1962

 Gaylord, MI (APX): November, 2012 Monthly Observed Precipitation Valid at 12/1/2012 1200 UTC - Created 12/1/12 23:41 UTC

 Gaylord, MI (APX): November, 2012 Monthly Percent of Normal Precipitation Valid at 12/1/2012 1200 UTC - Created 12/1/12 23:44 UTC

 

November Snowfall Data (inches):

Sault Ste Marie (1888 - 2012)

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest daily snowfall/dates

Days with measurable snowfall

Record Snowfall/Year

Least Snowfall/Year

17.1

16.3

+0.8

N/A

8.0 / 26th

6

46.8 / 1989

0.3 / 1899

 

Houghton Lake (1919 - 2012)

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest daily snowfall/dates

Days with measurable snowfall

Record Snowfall/Year

Least Snowfall/Year

7.2

9.2

-2.0

N/A

4.4 / 24th

5

41.9 / 1995

Trace / 2011*

 

Alpena (1916 - 2012)

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest daily snowfall/dates

Days with measurable snowfall

Record Snowfall/Year

Least Snowfall/Year

2.2

8.2

-6.0

N/A

0.9 / 30th

3

34.8 / 1995

Trace / 1954*

 

Traverse City Airport (1930 - 1993); Traverse City COOP (2001 - 2012)

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Record Snowfall/Year

Least Snowfall/Year

2.0

9.0

-7.6

N/A

26.7 / 1951

Trace / 2009*

 

Gaylord Cooperative Observing Station (1940 - 2012)

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Record Snowfall/Year

Least Snowfall/Year

11.4

19.6

-8.2

N/A

63.0 / 1995

Trace / 1984

- all averages are calculated using the new 1981 - 2010 period

( ) = Consistent years of record; Record temperature data for Gaylord is a combination of Gaylord Airport (2001-2011) and the Cooperative Observing Station records (1951-2001), Record precipitation data for Traverse City is a combination of Cherry Capital Airport (1930-1993) and the Cooperative Observing Station records (2001-2011)

- only rankings in the top 10 will be entered

* = Record occurred in multiple years; latest year shown

**THESE DATA ARE PRELIMINARY AND HAVE NOT UNDERGONE FINAL QUALITY CONTROL BY THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER. THEREFORE, THESE DATA ARE SUBJECT TO REVISION. FINAL AND CERTIFIED CLIMATE DATA CAN BE ACCESSED AT WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV.*

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* Data for Traverse City is derived from a composite of observations taken at both Cherry Capital Airport and the cooperative observing station at Munson Medical Center. This data is for informational purposes only and does not meet climatological standards. This data set may include periods with missing data…particularly snowfall data from 1996-2001.

**Data for Gaylord is derived from a composite of observations taken at both Gaylord-Otsego County Airport and the cooperative observing station located near downtown Gaylord. This data is for informational purposes only and does not meet climatological standards. This data set may include periods with missing data and data that has been recorded from different observing points throughout history. 


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