2012 Meteorological Summer Review

With the turn of the calendar to September, it marks the end of Meteorological Summer. Overall, this summer was warm and wet at the National Weather Service office in Negaunee Township.  Here is a quick summary of temperatures and precipitation this summer.

 

Average Temp

Departure from Normal

Precipitation

Departure from Normal

June

63.7

+3.1

3.57"

+0.73

July

69.2

+3.7

4.08"

+1.24

August

64.5

+0.8

2.42"

-0.63

Summer

65.8

+2.5

10.07"

+1.34

Warmest Temperature: 91 degrees on July 2, 3, and 5th.

Coldest Temperature: 33 degrees on June 1st.

Most Rainfall: 1.53" on July 25th.

Highest Wind Gust: 44 mph on July 4th.

Warmest Meteorological Summers

The average temperature of 65.8 degrees puts this past summer as the 4th warmest Meteorological Summer on record.  Here are the Top 10 warmest Meteorological Summers at NWS Marquette:

Rank

Value

Year

1

66.7

1995

2

66.2

1983

3

66.0

2005

4

65.8

2012

5

65.6

2002

6

65.3

1988

7

65.1

2010

8

65.0

2011

9

64.9

2007

10

64.7

1987

 



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