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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1000 AM EST TUE JAN 2 2018

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 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 DECEMBER RECORD
 HIGH              91   12/19/2016
 LOW               26   12/13/1962

DECEMBER 2017
HIGHEST            85   12/18        MM      MM       91  12/19
                        12/07
LOWEST             43   12/11        MM      MM       45  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.4              76.6     2.8     83.0
AVG. MINIMUM     58.5              56.4     2.1     63.6
MEAN             69.0              66.5     2.5     73.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME DECEMBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.04   1925
 MINIMUM        TRACE   1984

DECEMBER 2017
TOTALS           1.45              1.71   -0.26     0.24
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.06   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         1               4.5    -3.5        4
DAYS >= .10         1               2.8    -1.8        1
DAYS >= .50         1               1.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.45   12/09 TO 12/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      43                75     -32        9
 SINCE 7/1         48                93     -45       14
COOLING TOTAL     169               121      48      276
 SINCE 1/1       4345              3984     361     4284
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/260    DATE  12/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/260    DATE  12/12

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      8
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REMARKS
THE DECEMBER 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 69.0 DEGREES
TIES WITH 1994 AS THE 17TH WARMEST DECEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1902. THE WARMEST DECEMBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
73.6 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 2015.

THE DECEMBER 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.45 INCHES TIES WITH
1945 AS THE 45TH WETTEST/71ST DRIEST DECEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1902.


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

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