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Marion County

30 Year Climate Normals (Marion)
Max Temp. Mean Temp. Min Temp. Precip CDD HDD
1971-2000 73.5 F 61.8 F 50.0 F 48.92 Inches 1734 2895
1981-2010 74.1 F 62.7 F 51.3 F 49.17 Inches 1926 2755

Temperature Summary (1893-2016)


Highest Maximum: 108 F, June 27, 1954; Marion
Lowest Minimum: 0 F, January 21, 1989; Marion

Precipitation Summary (1924-2016)


Highest Daily Rainfall: 11.30 Inches, October 8, 2016; Marion
Annual Average Rainfall: 48.37 Inches; Marion
Wettest Year: 72.46 Inches, 1964; Marion
Driest Year: 35.12 Inches, 1954; Marion
Highest Daily Snowfall: 15 Inches, February 10, 1973; Marion

Severe Weather Events

Tornado
8 Tornadoes (1950-2016)
Tornado damage: $3.703 million
19 tornado related injuries
0 tornado related fatalities

Thunderstorm Winds
121 Wind events (winds exceeding 50 knots or 58 miles per hour, 1955-2016)

Hail (>1.0 inch)
38 Hail events (1955-2016)

Lightning
6 Lightning events (1993-2016)
Lightning damage: $720,000
0 Lightning related fatalities

Flood
26 Flood Events (1993-2016)

Snow and Ice
10 Winter frozen precipitation events (1993-2016)

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