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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
145 PM EDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

         ...2ND WETTEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911...

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

AUGUST 2017
HIGHEST            96   08/22        MM      MM       99  08/23
LOWEST             73   08/19        MM      MM       74  08/27
                        08/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.5              90.0     0.5     92.5
AVG. MINIMUM     76.1              74.5     1.6     76.9
MEAN             83.3              82.2     1.1     84.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     23              16.1     6.9       26
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 2017
TOTALS          20.97              9.14   11.83    14.50
DAILY AVG.       0.68              0.29    0.39     0.47
DAYS >= .01        14                MM      MM       16
DAYS >= .10        10                MM      MM       13
DAYS >= .50         8                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= 1.00        5                MM      MM        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    8.12   08/26 TO 08/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     573               535      38      618
 SINCE 1/1       2659              2297     362     2779
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/100    DATE  08/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/100    DATE  08/23

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             20     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 83.3 DEGREES TIES
WITH 1938 AS THE 13TH WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911.
THE WARMEST AUGUST HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 85.0 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN 2014.

THE AUGUST 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 20.97 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 2ND WETTEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911. THE WETTEST
AUGUST HAD A MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 24.42 INCHES WHICH OCCURED
IN 1981.


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

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