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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
245 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

   ...14TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 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 APRIL RECORD
 HIGH              93   04/30/1975
                        04/25/1958
 LOW               38   04/07/1891
                        04/06/1891
HIGHEST            90   04/29        MM      MM       89  04/24
LOWEST             58   04/10        MM      MM       65  04/02
                        04/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.0              81.0     2.0     84.9
AVG. MINIMUM     66.1              63.0     3.1     71.1
MEAN             74.6              72.0     2.6     78.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.3     0.7        0
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 APRIL RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.71   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1981
                        1967
TOTALS           1.67              2.03   -0.36     4.82
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.07   -0.01     0.16
DAYS >= .01         6               4.9     1.1        8
DAYS >= .10         3               3.1    -0.1        6
DAYS >= .50         2               1.2     0.8        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   04/07 TO 04/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                11     -11        0
 SINCE 7/1        323               538    -215      467
COOLING TOTAL     294               221      73      399
 SINCE 1/1        587               460     127      732
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/190    DATE  04/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/270    DATE  04/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE APRIL 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.6 DEGREES RANKS
AS THE 14TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE
WARMEST APRIL HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 78.0 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 2015.

THE APRIL 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.67 INCHES RANKS AS
70TH DRIEST/58TH WETTEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.


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

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