Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Tampa Bay Area, FL

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
000
CXUS52 KTBW 031220
CLMFMY


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
720 AM EST TUE JAN 3 2017

...................................

...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

      ...2ND WARMEST DECEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME DECEMBER RECORD
 HIGH              91   12/19/2016
 LOW               26   12/13/1962

DECEMBER 2016
HIGHEST            91R  12/19        MM      MM       87  12/26
                                                          12/25
LOWEST             45   12/31        MM      MM       51  12/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.0              76.6     6.4     81.8
AVG. MINIMUM     63.6              56.4     7.2     65.5
MEAN             73.3              66.5     6.8     73.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.0     1.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME DECEMBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.04   1925
 MINIMUM        TRACE   1956

DECEMBER 2016
TOTALS           0.24              1.71   -1.47     3.60
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.06   -0.05     0.12
DAYS >= .01         4               4.5    -0.5        5
DAYS >= .10         1               2.8    -1.8        3
DAYS >= .50         0               1.1    -1.1        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.4    -0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   12/06 TO 12/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       9                75     -66        3
 SINCE 7/1         14                93     -79        3
COOLING TOTAL     276               121     155      278
 SINCE 1/1       4284              3984     300     4604
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/360    DATE  12/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/020    DATE  12/30

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      2
.................................................................

REMARKS
THE DECEMBER 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 73.3 DEGREES
RANKS AS 2ND WARMEST DECEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE
WARMEST DECEMBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 73.6 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 2015.

THE DECEMBER 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 0.24 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 14TH DRIEST DECEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902.

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

$$






USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.