Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1125 AM EDT MON JUN 1 2015

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

..TIED FOR 6TH WARMEST MAY 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 MAY RECORD
 HIGH              98   MM
 LOW               49   MM

MAY 2015
HIGHEST            95   05/12        MM      MM       91  05/25
                                                          05/23
                                                          05/14
LOWEST             63   05/02        MM      MM       59  05/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.5              87.2     2.3     86.6
AVG. MINIMUM     71.5              69.7     1.8     69.3
MEAN             80.5              78.4     2.1     78.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     15               6.9     8.1        6
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 MAY RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.64   1979
 MINIMUM            T   2001

MAY 2015
TOTALS           6.74              2.10    4.64     8.54
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.07    0.15     0.28
DAYS >= .01        10               5.5     4.5       10
DAYS >= .10         7               3.4     3.6        6
DAYS >= .50         4               1.4     2.6        5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.6     1.4        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.54   05/26 TO 05/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1        467               538     -71      444
COOLING TOTAL     489               417      72      406
 SINCE 1/1       1221               877     344      823
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/080    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/200    DATE  05/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
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                      4
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REMARKS
THE MAY 2015 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 80.5 DEGREES TIES
WITH 1990 AS THE 6TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.
THE WARMEST MAY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.7 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 1995.

THE MAY 2015 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 6.74 INCHES RANKS AS THE
11TH WETTEST MAY 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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