Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
300 AM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2015

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              93   04/30/1975
                        04/25/1958
 LOW               38   04/07/1891
                        04/06/1891

APRIL 2015
HIGHEST            89   04/24        MM      MM       89  04/29
LOWEST             65   04/02        MM      MM       51  04/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.9              81.0     3.9     80.8
AVG. MINIMUM     71.1              63.0     8.1     64.4
MEAN             78.0              72.0     6.0     72.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
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   1981
                        1967

APRIL 2015
TOTALS           4.82              2.03    2.79     0.89
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.07    0.09     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8               4.9     3.1        6
DAYS >= .10         6               3.1     2.9        2
DAYS >= .50         4               1.2     2.8        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.90   04/05 TO 04/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                11     -11        0
 SINCE 7/1        467               538     -71      444
COOLING TOTAL     399               221     178      235
 SINCE 1/1        732               460     272      417
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/290    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/290    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3
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REMARKS
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AT TAMPA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR
THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015 WAS 78.0 DEGREES. THIS BREAKS THE OLD
RECORD OF 76.8 DEGREES SET IN 1991.

THE APRIL 2015 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 4.82 INCHES RANKS AS THE
11TH WETTEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE WETTEST APRIL
HAD A RAINFALL TOTAL OF 10.71 INCHES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1997.

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

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