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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI FL
118 PM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

...QUICK LOOK AT MAY ACROSS SOUTH FLORIDA...

HERE IS A QUICK LOOK AT AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURES FOR MAY 2015,
DEPARTURE FROM NORMAL, AND HOW THEY RANKED COMPARED TO THE TOP 10
WARMEST MONTHS OF MAY ON RECORD.

LOCATION                   AVERAGE      DEPARTURE        RECORD
(PERIOD OF RECORD)           /F/           /F/
--------------------------------------------------------------------
FORT LAUDERDALE (1913)      80.2           0.0         8TH WARMEST
MIAMI (1896)                80.9          +1.0       (NOT IN TOP 10)
NAPLES (1942)               79.6          +1.4         6TH WARMEST
WEST PALM BEACH (1888)      79.9          +1.5         8TH WARMEST

AT FORT LAUDERDALE, MAY 2015 TIED 2009 FOR THE 8TH WARMEST MAY ON
RECORD. THE WARMEST MAY FOR THE FORT LAUDERDALE AREA IS 2008, WITH
AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 81.8F DEGREES. RECORDS FOR THE
FORT LAUDERDALE AREA DATE BACK TO 1913.

AT MIAMI, MAY 2015 DID NOT RANK AS ONE OF THE WARMEST ON RECORD. THE
WARMEST MAY FOR THE MIAMI AREA IS 2010, WITH AN AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE OF 82.4 DEGREES. RECORDS FOR THE MIAMI AREA DATE BACK TO
1896.

AT NAPLES, MAY 2015 TIED 1946 AND 1947 FOR THE 6TH WARMEST MAY ON
RECORD. THE WARMEST MAY FOR THE NAPLES AREA IS 2010, WITH AN AVERAGE
MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 80.8 DEGREES. RECORDS FOR THE NAPLES AREA
DATE BACK TO 1942.

AT WEST PALM BEACH, MAY 2015 RANKS AS THE 8TH WARMEST MAY ON RECORD.
THE WARMEST MAY FOR THE WEST PALM BEACH AREA IS 2011, WITH AN
AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 81.3 DEGREES. RECORDS FOR THE WEST
PALM BEACH AREA DATE BACK TO 1888.


HERE IS A QUICK LOOK AT RAINFALL TOTALS FOR MAY 2015 AND DEPARTURE
FROM NORMAL.

LOCATION                          RAINFALL     DEPARTURE
(PERIOD OF RECORD)                /INCHES/      /INCHES/
----------------------------------------------------------
FORT LAUDERDALE (1913)              1.97         -2.68
MIAMI (1896)                        2.39         -2.95
NAPLES (1942)                       3.18         +0.02
WARMEST WEST PALM BEACH (1888)      1.56         -2.95

NONE OF THE FOUR CLIMATE SITES RANKED IN THE TOP 10 FOR RAINFALL.

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ROSS



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