Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
650 AM EDT MON OCT 2 2017

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2017...

   ...2ND WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...


CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME SEPTEMBER RECORD
 HIGH              96   09/07/1991
                        09/06/1991
                        09/19/1972
 LOW               54   09/22/1897

SEPTEMBER 2017
HIGHEST            94   09/23        MM      MM       95  09/11
                        09/20                             09/10
                        09/16                             09/09
LOWEST             73   09/13        MM      MM       74  09/27
                        09/11                             09/08
                                                          09/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.5              88.9     1.6     90.6
AVG. MINIMUM     76.3              74.5     1.8     77.0
MEAN             83.4              81.7     1.7     83.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     22              12.9     9.1       23
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 SEPTEMBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.93   1912
 MINIMUM         0.79   2005
                        1910
SEPTEMBER 2017
TOTALS           6.66              6.30    0.36     4.14
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.21    0.01     0.14
DAYS >= .01        11              12.2    -1.2       10
DAYS >= .10         5               7.7    -2.7        6
DAYS >= .50         3               3.8    -0.8        3
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.0    -1.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.24   09/10 TO 09/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     558               501      57      570
 SINCE 1/1       3640              3016     624     3356
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/350    DATE  09/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    66/330    DATE  09/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             12     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6
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REMARKS
THE SEPTEMBER 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 83.4 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 2ND WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.
THE WARMEST SEPTEMBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 83.8 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN 2016.

THE SEPTEMBER 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 6.66 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 51ST WETTEST/78TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER 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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