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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
650 AM EDT MON OCT 2 2017

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 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 SEPTEMBER RECORD
 HIGH              98   09/03/1912
 LOW               63   09/27/1956
                        09/23/1922
                        09/22/1922

SEPTEMBER 2017
HIGHEST            95   09/07        MM      MM       94  09/05
                                                          09/04
LOWEST             73   09/30        MM      MM       73  09/30
                        09/29                             09/27
                        09/09                             09/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.2              90.5     0.7     90.8
AVG. MINIMUM     75.6              74.3     1.3     75.2
MEAN             83.1E             82.4     0.7     83.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     23              19.3     3.7       23
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 SEPTEMBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.35   1922
 MINIMUM         1.93   1988

SEPTEMBER 2017
TOTALS             MM              8.31      MM     7.41
DAILY AVG.       0.31              0.28    0.03     0.25
DAYS >= .01        17              15.4     1.6       16
DAYS >= .10        10              10.9    -0.9        8
DAYS >= .50         6               5.1     0.9        5
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.7     0.3        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.89   09/07 TO 09/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     521               522      -1      548
 SINCE 1/1       3483              3246     237     3393
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    58/040    DATE  09/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    84/020    DATE  09/10

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             14     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0
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REMARKS
THE SEPTEMBER 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS ESTIMATED TO BE
83.1 DEGREES. TWO DAYS...SEPTEMBER 10 AND 11 WERE MISSING AND THE
TEMPERATURES FOR THESE DAYS WERE ESTIMATED USING DATA FROM NEARBY
SOUTHWEST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. AT 83.1 DEGREES THIS TIES WITH
2011...2010...1995...1987...1985 AND 1951 AS THE 8TH WARMEST
SEPTEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE WARMEST SEPTEMBER HAD
AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 84.7 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1980.

THE SEPTEMBER 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL WAS MISSING SINCE THE
RAINFALL FOR SEPTEMBER 10 AND 11...DURING HURRICANE IRMA...WAS NOT
AVAILABLE AND THEREFORE THE MONTHLY TOTAL WOULD BE MUCH HIGHER.


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

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