September 2011 Review

 

 

September Temperature Data:

Sault Ste Marie (1888 - 2011)

September Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 58.6

57.1 

 +1.5

Tied 20th Warmest 

 85 / 2nd

 38 / 30th

 62.4 / 2002

49.7 / 1918 

 

Houghton Lake (1919 - 2011)

September Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 57.8

 57.2

 +0.6

 N/A

 90 / 1st

28 / 16th 

64.0 / 1931 

 52.9 / 1993

 

Alpena (1916 - 2011)

September Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 57.2

 57.7

 -0.5

N/A 

 92 / 2nd

 29 / 16th

63.1 / 2002* 

51.8 / 1924* 

 

Traverse City Airport (1897 - 2011)

September Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 60.3

59.8 

 +0.5

 N/A

 89 / 2nd

38 / 7th,17th 

 66.8 / 1931

 55.5 / 1956

 

Gaylord Airport (1951 - 2011)

September Mean

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Warmest Temp/Date(s)

Coolest Temp/Date(s)

Record Warm/Year

Record Cold/Year

 56.3

 56.5

 -0.2

 N/A

87 / 2nd 

 29 / 16th

 62.6 / 1961

 52.6/ 1993

 

 

September Precipitation Data (inches):

Sault Ste Marie (1888 - 2011)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest 24-hr rainfall/date(s)

Days with measurable precipitation

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 4.72

 3.82

 +0.90

 N/A

 0.96 / 18th-19th

 17

 9.35 / 1916

 0.50 / 2009

 

Houghton Lake (1919 - 2011)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest 24-hr rainfall/date(s)

Days with measurable precipitation

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 2.72

3.10 

 -0.38

N/A 

0.75 / 19th 

 14

 9.49 / 1986

0.01 / 1979 

 

Alpena (1916 - 2011)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Greatest 24-hr rainfall/date(s)

Days with measurable precipitation

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

 4.83

 2.92

 +1.91

14th Wettest 

 1.27 / 29th-30th

 11

 10.40 / 1937

0.28 / 1979 

 

Traverse City Cooperative Observing Station (1930 - 1993, 2001 - 2011)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

3.00 

3.83 

-0.83 

 N/A

 9.17 / 1965

 0.35 / 1979

 

Gaylord Cooperative Observing Station (1940 - 2011)

Precipitation

Normal

Departure

Ranking

Record Wettest/Year

Record Driest/Year

4.78 

3.77 

+1.01 

 20th Wettest

 10.18 / 1986

 0.21 / 1979

 

 

- 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 20 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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