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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
850 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME JANUARY RECORD
 HIGH              87   01/09/2013
                        01/23/1990
                        54/01/2206
 LOW               23   01/13/1981
                        01/21/1971
                        01/29/1940

JANUARY 2018
HIGHEST            80   01/28        MM      MM       83  01/02
                        01/22
                        01/21
LOWEST             30   01/18        MM      MM       36  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.1              70.9    -1.8     74.4
AVG. MINIMUM     48.7              51.8    -3.1     55.0
MEAN             58.9              61.4    -2.5     64.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.6     0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME JANUARY RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.26   1998
 MINIMUM         0.00   1950

JANUARY 2018
TOTALS           2.65              2.49    0.16     1.70
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.08    0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         3                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.41   01/28 TO 01/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     218               165      53       87
 SINCE 7/1        296               320     -24      122
COOLING TOTAL      35                52     -17       86
 SINCE 1/1         35                62     -27       86
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/090    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/100    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      0
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REMARKS
THE JANUARY 2018 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 58.9 DEGREES
TIES WITH 2014 AS THE 19TH COOLEST JANUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1911. THE WARMEST JANUARY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 72.0
DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1937 WHILE THE COOLEST JANAURY HAD AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 50.7 DEGREES IN 1981.

THE JANUARY 2018 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 2.65 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 45TH WETTEST/63RD DRIEST JANUARY 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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