Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
510 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

   ...2ND WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME APRIL RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/29/2017
 LOW               38   04/07/1891
                        04/06/1891

APRIL 2017
HIGHEST            96R  04/29        MM      MM       90  04/29
LOWEST             55   04/08        MM      MM       58  04/10
                                                          04/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.1              81.0     5.1     83.0
AVG. MINIMUM     68.0              63.0     5.0     66.1
MEAN             77.1              72.0     5.1     74.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               0.3     3.7        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME APRIL RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.71   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1967
                        1981

APRIL 2017
TOTALS           0.59              2.03   -1.44     1.67
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.07   -0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01         1               4.9    -3.9        6
DAYS >= .10         1               3.1    -2.1        3
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.59   04/06 TO 04/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                11     -11        0
 SINCE 7/1        164               538    -374      323
COOLING TOTAL     368               221     147      294
 SINCE 1/1        812               460     352      587
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/250    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/260    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2
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REMARKS
THE APRIL 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 77.1 DEGREES RANKS
AS THE 2ND WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE WARMEST
APRIL HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 78.0 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED
IN 2015.

THE APRIL 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 0.59 INCHES RANKS AS THE
22ND DRIEST MARCH SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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