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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...CORRECT RAINFALL AT MAYPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
235 PM EST MON NOV 6 2017

...OCTOBER 2017 CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JACKSONVILLE...

...12TH WARMEST MEAN TEMPERATURE FOR OCTOBER ON RECORD AT JACKSONVILLE...

SUMMARY...With impacts from strong northeasters and peripheral
affects from Tropical Cyclone Nate crossing through the Gulf of
Mexico on Oct 7-8, a large spread in precipitation amounts occurred
across northeast Florida and southeast Georgia. Only Jacksonville
International Airport received above normal precipitation out of the
4 climate sites. Rainfall for the area was generally below normal
except for two northeast flow heavy rainfall events that occurred
over portions of northeast Florida on the 1st and 16th.

AT JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...

TEMPERATURES...The average temperature for October was 74.0
degrees which is 3.6 degrees above normal for Jacksonville
International Airport. The average daily high was 82.9 degrees and
the average daily low was 65.0 degrees. The maximum temperature for
the month was 92 degrees which occurred on the 16th of
the month. This was also the 2nd latest 92 degree recorded high
temperature. The minimum temperature for the month was 43 degrees
which occurred on the 31st. There were two record high minimum
temperatures set on the 9th and the 14th, and two record high
temperatures on the 13th and 16th. Five days in October had high
temperatures reach 90 degrees or higher.

RAINFALL...There were 10 days of measurable rainfall in October at
Jacksonville International Airport. Monthly rainfall totaled 4.01
inches which is 0.08 inches above normal. The greatest 24 hour total
in October was 1.38 inches on the 16th. There was no precipitation
record set in October.

WIND...The average wind speed for October was around 9 miles per hour.
The peak wind speed was 30 miles per hour on the 4th. The peak wind
gust for the month was 40 miles per hour on the 29th.

FOR ENERGY CONSUMPTION PURPOSES...There were 32 heating degree days
which is above normal. There were 318 cooling degree days which is
above normal.

NOVEMBER OUTLOOK...The temperature outlook for northeast Florida and
southeast Georgia indicates between 60 and 70 percent to see above
normal temperatures. The precipitation outlook for northeast
Florida and southeast Georgia indicates between 50 and 60 percent,
to see below normal precipitation. The average temperature for
November is 62.2 degrees. The average max temperature is 73.5 degrees
and the average min temperature is 50.9 degrees. Average
rainfall for the month of November is 2.11 inches.

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ADDITIONAL RAINFALL REPORTS FROM AROUND THE AREA...

FL   MAYPORT NAVAL STATION             5.55
FL   JASPER                            2.44
FL   BEAUCLERC                         4.59
FL   JACKSONVILLE BEACH                4.78
FL   FERNANDINA BEACH                     M
FL   LAKE CITY                         1.87
FL   LAKE CITY 2 E                     1.82
FL   GLEN ST MARY 1 W                     M
FL   SOUTH PONTE VEDRA BEACH SHOP      5.28
FL   GUANA RIVER STATE PARK N          5.76
FL   PALM COAST 6 NE                  14.63
FL   CRESCENT CITY                     8.37
FL   GAINESVILLE RGNL AP               1.57
FL   HASTINGS 4NE                     14.85
FL   STARKE                               M
FL   OCALA                             3.43
FL   WHITE SPRINGS 7N                     M
FL   JACKSONVILLE CRAIG MUNI AP        4.27
FL   JACKSONVILLE INTL AP              4.01
FL   JACKSONVILLE NAS                  3.66
FL   ST AUGUSTINE LH                      M
FL   ST AUGUSTINE AP                      M
FL   BELL 4NW                             M
FL   FEDERAL POINT                    13.91
FL   BIG TALBOT ISLAND BOAT RAMP       4.55
FL   BIG TALBOT ISLAND BIKE TRAIL      4.45
FL   L. TALBOT ISLAND PARK SHOP        5.09
FL   L. TALBOT ISLAND RANGER STATION   5.37
FL   L. TALBOT ISLAND SOUTH BEACH      6.16
FL   BUNNELL                          16.50
FL   PALM COAST                       14.63
FL   PALM COAST 6 NE                  13.18
FL   FLAGLER BEACH                    10.28
FL   MARINELAND                           M

GA   PRIDGEN                           1.01
GA   HOMERVILLE 5 N                    3.85
GA   ALMA BACON CO AP                  1.66
GA   NAHUNTA 6 NE                      3.20
GA   FARGO 17 NE                       5.58
GA   BRUNSWICK                         5.34
GA   BRUNSWICK MALCOLM MCKINNON AP     2.01
GA   WOODBINE                          2.56


RAINFALL REPORTS ARE PRELIMINARY. CO-OP SITES REPORT A 24 HOUR TOTAL
NOT BASED ON A MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CALENDAR DAY.

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FOR ADDITIONAL RAINFALL REPORTS CHECK OUT COCORAHS...THE COMMUNITY
COLLABORATIVE RAIN...HAIL...AND SNOW NETWORK. THIS PUBLIC VOLUNTEER
RAIN GAUGE NETWORK IS OPEN TO ANYONE WILLING TO MEASURE AND REPORT
PRECIPITATION. GO TO THE COCORAHS WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND
TO SIGN UP. HTTP://WWW.COCORAHS.ORG

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