Warm April and First Part of 2010

After the warmest March on record, April is continuing the trend of above normal temperatures. For the first 29 days, April 2010 is the second warmest start on record at the National Weather Service (NWS) Marquette.  The list below contains the Top 10 warmest starts to April.

Rank     Avg Temp      Year

   1              44.7            1987

   2              44.4            2010

   3              43.4            2006

   4              42.8            2005

   5              42.2            1990

   6              42.1            1991

   7              41.5            1986

   8              41.1            1998

   9              40.9            1977

  10             40.8            2001

In addition, 2010 ranks as the warmest start to a year (from January 1st through April 29th).  The Top 10 warmest starts to a year can be seen in the list below.

Rank     Avg Temp      Year

   1              29.0            2010

   2              28.8            1987

   3              27.8            1998

   4              27.7            1990

   5              27.4            2006

   6              25.7            1973

   7              25.2            2000

   8              24.8            1983

   9              24.6            1999

  10             24.5            1991, 1981

Weather records for the Marquette National Weather Service Office in Negaunee Township date back to 1961.



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