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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
355 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 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 AUGUST RECORD
 HIGH             101   08/01/1972
 LOW               62   08/07/1982

AUGUST 2016
HIGHEST            99   08/23        MM      MM       95  08/23
LOWEST             74   08/27        MM      MM       72  08/16
                                                          08/15
                                                          08/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.5              90.0     2.5     89.7
AVG. MINIMUM     76.9              74.5     2.4     75.1
MEAN             84.7              82.2     2.5     82.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     26              16.1     9.9       17
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        24.42   1981
 MINIMUM         2.51   1938

AUGUST 2016
TOTALS          14.50              9.14    5.36     4.47
DAILY AVG.       0.47              0.29    0.18     0.14
DAYS >= .01        16                MM      MM       15
DAYS >= .10        13                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .50         7                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= 1.00        3                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    7.84   08/30 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     618               535      83      547
 SINCE 1/1       2779              2297     482     2635
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/190    DATE  08/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/170    DATE  08/13

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             23     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      12
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      6
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 84.7 DEGREES RANKS
AS THE 2ND WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911. THE WARMEST
AUGUST HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 85.0 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED
IN 2014.

THE AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 14.50 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 14TH WETTEST AUGUST 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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