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CLITPA


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
514 PM EST FRI DEC 15 2017


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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 15 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         76    204 PM  85    1961  72      4       76
  MINIMUM         63    713 AM  33    1968  54      9       61
                                      1966
                                      1944
  AVERAGE         70                        63      7       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          1.20 1945   0.08  -0.07     0.04
  MONTH TO DATE    0.75                      1.14  -0.39     0.41
  SINCE DEC 1      0.75                      1.14  -0.39     0.41
  SINCE JAN 1     44.22                     44.97  -0.75    52.54

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            0                         4     -4        0
  MONTH TO DATE   43                        53    -10       12
  SINCE DEC 1     43                        53    -10       12
  SINCE JUL 1     51                        97    -46       27

 COOLING
  TODAY            5                         3      2        4
  MONTH TO DATE   71                        46     25       80
  SINCE DEC 1     71                        46     25       80
  SINCE JAN 1   4356                      3576    780     4053
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WIND (MPH)
  RESULTANT WIND SPEED   5   RESULTANT WIND DIRECTION   S (190)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    13   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (290)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           900 AM
 LOWEST     50           200 PM

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THE TAMPA CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        85      2001
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        29      1968


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 15 2017......SUNRISE   714 AM EST   SUNSET   537 PM EST
DECEMBER 16 2017......SUNRISE   715 AM EST   SUNSET   537 PM EST


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




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******************** SUPPLEMENTAL DATA ***************************

...RUSKIN                HIGH 74    LOW 59    PCPN 0.00
...SARASOTA/BRADENTON    HIGH 74    LOW 60    PCPN 0.01
...LAKELAND*             HIGH MM    LOW MM    PCPN MM
...ST. PETERSBURG        HIGH 73    LOW 63    PCPN 0.01
...GULF WATER TEMPERATURE AT CLEARWATER BEACH 64 DEGREES

*LAKELAND DATA IS FROM 4:30 PM THURSDAY TO 4:30 PM FRIDAY
AND MAY REFLECT YESTERDAYS RAINFALL AND HIGH TEMPERATURE.



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