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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
840 AM EDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 TO 2015

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             101   08/01/1972
 LOW               62   08/07/1982

AUGUST 2015
HIGHEST            95   08/23        MM      MM       97  08/30
LOWEST             72   08/16        MM      MM       73  08/31
                        08/15
                        08/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.7              90.0    -0.3     93.5
AVG. MINIMUM     75.1              74.5     0.6     76.5
MEAN             82.4              82.2     0.2     85.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     17              16.1     0.9       30
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        24.42   1981
 MINIMUM         2.51   1938

AUGUST 2015
TOTALS           4.47              9.14   -4.67     3.97
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.29   -0.15     0.13
DAYS >= .01        15                MM      MM       14
DAYS >= .10        10                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.06   08/03 TO 08/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     547               535      12      627
 SINCE 1/1       2635              2297     338     2546
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/270    DATE  08/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/260    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             23     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      5
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2015 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 4.47 INCHES RANKS AS THE
13TH DRIEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911.



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

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