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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI, FL
908 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE FORT LAUDERDALE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1839 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   04/30/1971
 LOW               40   04/07/1960
HIGHEST            96   04/26                         92
LOWEST             65   04/01                         63
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.3              82.7     2.6     84.3
AVG. MINIMUM     74.2              69.7     4.5     71.4
MEAN             79.8              76.2     3.6     77.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      3                                  2
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        19.47   1979
 MINIMUM         0.02   1946
TOTALS           4.12              2.89    1.23     4.22
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.10    0.04     0.14
DAYS >= .01        11                                  7
DAYS >= .10         6                                  6
DAYS >= .50         1                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.45   04/28 TO 04/29              1.66

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1         97               112     -15       81
COOLING TOTAL     448               337     111      392
 SINCE 1/1       1061               947     114     1052
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/210    DATE  04/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/210    DATE  04/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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...............DATA FOR HOLLYWOOD...APRIL 2015.................
.....NORMALS USED FOR COMPARISON ARE FORT LAUDERDALE (FLL).....


...TEMPERATURE DATA...

AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH .... 78.8 OR 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
AVERAGE MAXIMUM .......... 84.8 OR 2.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
AVERAGE MINIMUM .......... 72.8 OR 3.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH: 96 DEGREES ON THE 27TH.
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH: 59 DEGREES ON THE  1ST.


...PRECIPITATION...

TOTAL FOR THE MONTH 5.43 INCHES OR 2.54 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
TOTAL FOR THE YEAR 18.57 INCHES OR 5.73 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
GREATEST 24-HOUR PERIOD RAINFALL 1.62 INCHES ON THE 29TH.

NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.01 INCHES OR MORE ... 9.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.10 INCHES OR MORE ... 7.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.50 INCHES OR MORE ... 4.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 1.00 INCHES OR MORE ... 3.

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