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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
440 AM EDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME MARCH RECORD
 HIGH              91   03/19/1921
 LOW               30   03/03/1980
                        03/04/1943
                        03/02/1941

MARCH 2014
HIGHEST            87   03/21        MM      MM       80  03/10
LOWEST             44   03/08        MM      MM       39  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.3              76.2    -0.9     71.4
AVG. MINIMUM     57.3              57.1     0.2     50.2
MEAN             66.3              66.6    -0.3     60.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
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 MARCH RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.10   1987
 MINIMUM         0.26   1956

MARCH 2014
TOTALS           6.47              3.86    2.61     1.05
DAILY AVG.       0.21              0.12    0.09     0.03
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         6                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        3                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.04   03/17 TO 03/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      37                49     -12      152
 SINCE 7/1        345               467    -122      397
COOLING TOTAL      86               100     -14       33
 SINCE 1/1        202               204      -2      235
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/300    DATE  03/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/180    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

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                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

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