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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
840 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

      ...6TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME MAY RECORD
 HIGH              99   05/26/1989
                        05/26/1953
 LOW               50   05/06/1945

MAY 2017
HIGHEST            97   05/20        MM      MM       93  05/24
                        05/16                             05/16
LOWEST             57   05/07        MM      MM       57  05/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.6              89.4     1.2     88.6
AVG. MINIMUM     70.6              68.7     1.9     69.2
MEAN             80.6              79.0     1.6     78.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     22              13.5     8.5       13
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 MAY RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.32   1968
 MINIMUM         0.20   2001

MAY 2017
TOTALS           1.15              2.65   -1.50     3.26
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.09   -0.05     0.11
DAYS >= .01        10               6.8     3.2        6
DAYS >= .10         5               4.1     0.9        4
DAYS >= .50         0               1.8    -1.8        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   05/24 TO 05/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1         76               287    -211      204
COOLING TOTAL     492               436      56      439
 SINCE 1/1       1282              1066     216     1098
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/260    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/260    DATE  05/24

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             12     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3
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REMARKS
THE MAY 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 80.6 DEGREES RANKS
AS THE 6TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE WARMEST
MAY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 82.0 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN
1995.

THE MAY 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.15 INCHES RANKS AS THE
19TH DRIEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902.


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

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