February 2011 Review

                   February Average Temperature Data:

Sault Ste Marie (1888 - Present)

Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 18.7

 15.6

+3.1 

N/A 

 29.1 / 1998

 1.8 / 1904

 

Houghton Lake (1919 - Present)

Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

19.8 

 19.9

-0.1 

N/A 

 30.1 / 1998

 9.3 / 1936

 

Alpena (1916 - Present)

Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

20.8 

 19.0

 +1.8

 N/A

 29.7 / 1998

 7.7 / 1934

 

Traverse City

Mean

Normal

Departure

 24.6

 21.9

 +2.7

 

Gaylord

Mean

Normal

Departure

19.6 

 19.6

0.0 

 

                                

      February Precipitation Data:

Sault Ste Marie (1888 - Present)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

0.89 

1.60 

-0.71 

 N/A

 3.74 / 1971

0.21 / 1993 

 

Houghton Lake (1919 - Present)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 1.52

 1.25

+0.27 

 N/A

 3.36 / 1971

0.15 / 2003 

 

Alpena (1916 - Present)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

0.78 

 1.35

-0.57 

N/A 

4.93 / 1922 

0.12 / 1982 

 

Traverse City

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

1.37 

 1.79

-0.42 

 

Gaylord

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

 1.25

 2.10

-0.85 

 

 

February Snowfall Data:

Sault Ste Marie (1888 - Present)

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Snowiest/Year

Record Least Snow/Year

 9.4

 19.5

-10.1 

 N/A

39.5 / 1968 

 2.2 / 1901

 

Houghton Lake (1919 - Present)

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Snowiest/Year

Record Least Snow/Year

 18.5

 12.3

+6.2 

 N/A

 25.3 / 1959

2.1 / 1937 

 

Alpena (1916 - Present)

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

Ranking*

Record Snowiest/Year

Record Least Snow/Year

 12.6

16.5 

 -3.9

 N/A

 35.3 / 2006

 3.6 / 1982

 

Traverse City

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

 16.0

 18.9

 -2.9

 

Gaylord

Snowfall

Normal

Departure

 18.4

 24.1

-5.7 

   - all averages are calculated using the 1971 - 2000 period

( ) = Consistent years of record

* = only rankings in the top 10 will be entered, and only for our Local Climate Data (LCD) sites

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