Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1200 PM EST MON MAR 2 2015

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

  ...7TH WETTEST FEBRUARY 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 FEBRUARY RECORD
 HIGH              88   02/26/1971
 LOW               22   02/14/1899
                        02/08/1895

FEBRUARY 2015
HIGHEST            78   02/22        71       7       82  02/20
LOWEST             34   02/20        52     -18       44  02/16
                                                          02/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.7              72.5    -3.8     73.3
AVG. MINIMUM     50.8              54.4    -3.6     56.6
MEAN             59.7              63.4    -3.7     64.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME FEBRUARY RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.92   1937
 MINIMUM         0.05   1911

FEBRUARY 2015
TOTALS           6.55              2.81    3.74     1.81
DAILY AVG.       0.23              0.10    0.13     0.06
DAYS >= .01         8               6.6     1.4        9
DAYS >= .10         6               3.8     2.2        4
DAYS >= .50         4               1.7     2.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.8     2.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.30   02/28 TO 02/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     151               106      45       78
 SINCE 7/1        455               471     -16      396
COOLING TOTAL      11                63     -52       83
 SINCE 1/1         67               113     -46      104
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/200    DATE  02/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/200    DATE  02/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     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                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3
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REMARKS
THE FEBRUARY 2015 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 59.7 DEGREES
TIES WITH 1936 AS THE 28TH COOLEST/98TH WARMEST FEBRUARY SINCE
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.

THE FEBRUARY 2015 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 6.55 INCHES RANKS
AS 7TH WETTEST FEBRUARY 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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