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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
840 AM EDT THU JUN 1 2017

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

           ...6TH WARMEST MAY 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 MAY RECORD
 HIGH              98   05/28/1953
 LOW               45   05/11/1923
                        05/16/1917

MAY 2017
HIGHEST            97   05/19        MM      MM       94  05/25
                        05/18
                        05/17
LOWEST             60   05/09        MM      MM       57  05/08
                        05/08
                        05/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.3              85.6     2.7     87.3
AVG. MINIMUM     69.5              67.2     2.3     69.4
MEAN             78.9              76.4     2.5     78.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               2.9     7.1        5
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 MAY RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.52   1996
 MINIMUM         0.00   1941

MAY 2017
TOTALS           5.05              2.21    2.84     4.77
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.07    0.09     0.15
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.05   05/19 TO 05/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1        202               477    -275      320
COOLING TOTAL     438               354      84      418
 SINCE 1/1       1037               751     286      964
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/290    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/280    DATE  05/24

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               13     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      1
HAZE                      6
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REMARKS
THE MAY 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 78.9 DEGREES RANKS
AS THE 6TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911. THE WARMEST
MAY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 80.7 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED
IN 1995.

THE MAY 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF A 5.05 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 19TH WETTEST MAY 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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