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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
355 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME AUGUST RECORD
 HIGH             100   08/04/1942
 LOW               65   08/24/1957
                        08/24/1925

AUGUST 2016
HIGHEST            96   08/26        MM      MM       96  08/24
                        08/23
LOWEST             73   08/03        MM      MM       72  08/26
                                                          08/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.8              91.8     0.0     91.4
AVG. MINIMUM     76.0              74.9     1.1     75.1
MEAN             83.9              83.4     0.5     83.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     24              24.4    -0.4       25
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 AUGUST RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.64   1932
 MINIMUM         3.12   1919

AUGUST 2016
TOTALS          11.01             10.14    0.87    10.81
DAILY AVG.       0.36              0.33    0.03     0.35
DAYS >= .01        22              17.9     4.1       20
DAYS >= .10        17              13.4     3.6       14
DAYS >= .50         9               7.0     2.0        8
DAYS >= 1.00        3               3.7    -0.7        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.19   08/02 TO 08/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     593               569      24      574
 SINCE 1/1       2845              2724     121     3017
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/090    DATE  08/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/100    DATE  08/26

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           30
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             29     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               16     RAIN                      18
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     10
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 83.9 DEGREES TIES
WITH 2008 AND 1962 AS THE 18TH WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1902. THE WARMEST AUGUST HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 85.2
DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1997.

THE AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 11.01 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 22ND WETTEST AUGUST 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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