Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI, FL
954 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE FORT LAUDERDALE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1839 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   08/04/1944
 LOW               66   08/20/1981
                        08/17/1974
                        08/04/1937
HIGHEST            93   08/26                         94
                        08/23
                        08/12
LOWEST             74   08/26                         73
                        08/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.7              90.4     0.3     91.9
AVG. MINIMUM     78.5              78.8    -0.3     79.2
MEAN             84.6              84.6     0.0     85.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     24                                 29
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.48   1995
 MINIMUM         0.98   1987
TOTALS           5.75              7.44   -1.69     5.71
DAILY AVG.       0.19              0.24   -0.05     0.18
DAYS >= .01        14                                 16
DAYS >= .10         9                                  8
DAYS >= .50         5                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.74   08/26 TO 08/27              2.43

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     611               607       4      644
 SINCE 1/1       3331              3166     165     3310
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/150    DATE  08/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/150    DATE  08/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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...............DATA FOR HOLLYWOOD....AUGUST 2015...............
....NORMALS USED FOR COMPARISON ARE FORT LAUDERDALE (FLL)....


...TEMPERATURE DATA...

AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH .... 84.2 OR 2.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.
AVERAGE MAXIMUM .......... 90.9 OR 0.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
AVERAGE MINIMUM .......... 77.5 OR 1.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH: 95 DEGREES ON THE 1ST.
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH: 73 DEGREES ON THE 27TH.


...PRECIPITATION...

TOTAL FOR THE MONTH 3.80 INCHES OR 3.64 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.
TOTAL FOR THE YEAR 31.77 INCHES OR 9.30 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.
GREATEST 24-HOUR PERIOD RAINFALL 1.15 INCHES ON THE 16TH.

NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.01 INCHES OR MORE ... 11.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.10 INCHES OR MORE ...  7.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.50 INCHES OR MORE ...  4.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 1.00 INCHES OR MORE ...  1.



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