Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
900 PM EDT WED SEP 3 2014

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

   ...7TH WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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ALL-TIME AUGUST TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   08/22/1975
 LOW               66   08/22/1911
                        08/30/1896

AUGUST 2014
HIGHEST            95   08/30        MM      MM       95  08/12
                        08/28
                        08/24
LOWEST             74   08/26        MM      MM       73  08/20
                        08/21                             08/09
                        08/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.6              90.2     1.4     91.2
AVG. MINIMUM     76.8              76.2     0.6     76.3
MEAN             84.2              83.2     1.0     83.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     26              18.7     7.3       26
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        18.59   1949
 MINIMUM         0.78   1938

AUGUST 2014
TOTALS           6.17              7.77   -1.60    11.91
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.25   -0.05     0.38
DAYS >= .01        13              16.0    -3.0       20
DAYS >= .10         9              11.0    -2.0       16
DAYS >= .50         5               5.3    -0.3        8
DAYS >= 1.00        2               2.5    -0.5        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.04   08/22 TO 08/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     604               564      40      590
 SINCE 1/1       2517              2515       2     2637
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/010    DATE  08/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  08/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             18     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      7
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2014 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 84.2 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 7TH WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.
THE WARMEST AUGUST HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 85.1 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN 2011 AND 1941.


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

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