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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
557 PM CDT THU APR 15 2015

...MARCH 2015 CLIMATE STATISTICS FOR IRON MOUNTAIN-KINGSFORD
WASTEWATER TREATMENT PLANT NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN...

...WELL BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION AND SNOWFALL...

...MEAN MONTHLY TEMPERATURE A BIT BELOW NORMAL...

                                    NORMAL   DEPARTURE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE         27.3     27.9  MINUS    0.6
AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE    39.1     39.3  MINUS    0.2
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE     15.5     16.4  MINUS    0.9
HEATING DEGREE DAYS         1161     1152   PLUS      9
COOLING DEGREE DAYS            0        0             0
TOTAL PRECIPITATION         0.63     1.65  MINUS   1.02
TOTAL SNOWFALL               5.1     10.6  MINUS    5.5

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE:                    61 ON 3/10
LOWEST TEMPERATURE:                    -21 ON 3/5
GREATEST 24 HOUR PRECIPITATION:       0.26 ON 3/25
GREATEST 24 HOUR SNOWFALL:             3.5 ON 3/25

DAILY RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 3/4...11 /OLD RECORD
                                                  13...1920/
DAILY RECORD LOW MINIMUM TEMPERATURE TIED ON 3/5...-21 /-21...1948/
DAILY RECORD HIGH MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE ON 3/10...61 /58...2012/

NOTE THAT STATISTICS FOR THE IRON MOUNTAIN-KINGSFORD WASTEWATER
TREATMENT PLANT COOPERATIVE OBSERVER SITE NEAR IRON MOUNTAIN ARE
BASED ON RECORDS WHICH BEGAN IN MARCH 1931. ANY DATA LISTED FROM
YEARS BEFORE 1931 WERE TAKEN AT NEARBY SITES. NORMALS USED ARE FOR
THE PERIOD 1981 THROUGH 2010. NOTE ALL TEMPERATURES ARE IN
FAHRENHEIT AND PRECIPITATION IS IN INCHES. ALL CLIMATE DATA LISTED
IN THIS PRODUCT ARE UNOFFICIAL. FOR OFFICIAL DATA...PLEASE REFER TO
THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER.

NWS MARQUETTE WEB PAGE IS AT HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/MQT/INDEX.HTM
(ALL LOWER CASE). SEE ARBCLMMQT (CXUS53 KMQT) FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON
UPPER MICHIGAN CLIMATE. CONTACT THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER AT
(828) 271-4800 OR WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV.

KC



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