Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
300 PM EST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2014

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              86   12/04/1994
                        12/02/1991
                        12/01/1991
 LOW               18   12/13/1962

DECEMBER 2014
HIGHEST            82   12/04        MM      MM       84  12/21
                                                          12/06
LOWEST             43   12/13        MM      MM       45  12/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.1              72.0     1.1     77.1
AVG. MINIMUM     56.8              54.2     2.6     60.0
MEAN             64.9              63.1     1.8     68.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME DECEMBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.57   1997
 MINIMUM         0.07   1984

DECEMBER 2014
TOTALS           1.57              2.47   -0.90     0.81
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.08   -0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01         5               5.8    -0.8        3
DAYS >= .10         4               3.5     0.5        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.64   12/30 TO 12/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      89               139     -50       32
 SINCE 7/1        177               183      -6       62
COOLING TOTAL      95                80      15      150
 SINCE 1/1       3520              3610     -90     3886
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/230    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    28/190    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      8
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REMARKS
THE DECEMBER 2014 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 64.9 DEGREES
TIES WITH 1936 AS THE 35TH WARMEST/90TH COOLEST DECEMBER SINCE
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.

THE DECEMBER 2014 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.57 INCHES TIES WITH
1994 AND 1960 AS THE 68TH DRIEST/56TH WETTEST DECEMBER 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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