January 2010 Recap

 

     Dry and "Mild" January

 

January Mean Temperature Data:

Sault Ste Marie (1886 - Present)

Mean

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 18.4

 13.2

 +5.2

 N/A

 27.4 / 1932

 0.1 / 1912

 

Houghton Lake (1917 - Present)

Mean

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 21.2

 17.8

 +3.4

 N/A

 29.9 / 1932

 8.7 / 1977

 

Alpena (1917 - Present)

Mean

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 21.8

 17.8

 +4.0

 N/A

 30.8 / 1932

 7.5 / 1918

 

Traverse City (1896 - Present)

Mean

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 24.0

 20.9

 +3.1

 N/A

 31.9 / 2006

 11.3 / 1918

 

Gaylord (1952 - Present)

Mean

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 18.9

 17.8

 +1.1

 N/A

 28.1 / 2006

 7.2 / 1994

 

 

January Precipitation Data:

Sault Ste Marie (1886 - Present)

Precipitation

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 1.01

 2.64

 -1.63

 Tied 15th driest

 4.52 / 1982

 0.51 / 1961

 

Houghton Lake (1917 - Present)

Precipitation

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 0.47

 1.61

 -1.14

 8th driest

 3.39 / 1950

 0.19 / 1956

 

Alpena (1917 - Present)

Precipitation

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 0.42

 1.76

 -1.34

 4th driest

 4.12 / 1997

 0.16 / 1961

 

Traverse City (1896 - Present)

Precipitation

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 1.22

 2.98

 -1.76

 N/A

 10.68 / 1997

 0.26 / 1921

 

Gaylord (1952 - Present)

Precipitation

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 0.63

 2.54

 -1.91

 2nd driest

 6.25 / 1988

 0.59 / 1961

 

 

January Snowfall:

Sault Ste Marie (1886 - Present)

Snowfall

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Snowiest/Year

Record Least Snow/Year

 11.1

 35.0

 -23.9

 15th least snowiest

 71.0 / 1982

 6.5 / 1905

 

Houghton Lake (1917 - Present)

Snowfall

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Snowiest/Year

Record Least Snow/Year

 4.4

 18.3

 -13.9

 6th least snowiest

 38.0 / 1982

 1.5 / 1933

 

Alpena (1917 - Present)

Snowfall

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Snowiest/Year

Record Least Snow/Year

 10.5

 21.8

 -11.3

 14th least snowiest

 43.5 / 1978

 3.7 / 1926

 

Traverse City (1896 - Present)

Snowfall

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Snowiest/Year

Record Least Snow/Year

 20.7

 27.4

 -6.7

 N/A

 57.9 / 1982

 5.0 / 1933

 

Gaylord (1952 - Present)

Snowfall

Average

Departure

Ranking*

Record Snowiest/Year

Record Least Snow/Year

 15.4

 35.5

 -20.1

 2nd least snowiest

 73.1 / 2004

 10.3 / 1956

 

( ) = Consistent years of record

* = only rankings in the top 20 will be entered

 

 

 

 



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