Labor Day Forecast and Records


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A cold front will bring a chance for showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the morning for the western U.P. and in the afternoon for the central and eastern U.P.  A few storms could produce strong winds in the afternoon and evening.

Highs: Upper 70s to mid 80s.            Lows: Mid 50s to lower 60s.


Climate Stats

***Note, since Labor Day does not fall on the same day every year, the records below are only reflective of Labor Day and are not necessarily the records for the date listed. ***

Record Temperatures for Labor Day

Record Max (F) Record Min (F)
NWS Marquette 88 (9/1/2008) 33 (9/6/1982)
Houghton 92 (9/2/1929) 35 (9/4/1950)
Iron Mountain 92 (9/2/1929) 33 (9/2/1935)
Ironwood 92 (9/2/1929) 34 (9/6/1982)
Newberry 86 (9/6/1999)* 32 (9/7/1886)
Escanaba 80 (9/3/2007)

34 (9/6/1965)

 * Multiple occurrences, with the latest one listed


Average Temperatures For Labor Day Weekend

Avg. Maximum (F) Avg. Minimum (F)
NWS MQT 70-71 50-51
Houghton 70 50-51
Iron Mountain


Ironwood 71 50-51
Newberry 70-71 49-50
Escanaba 72-73 51-52

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