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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
415 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

       ...WETTEST JANUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 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 JANUARY RECORD
 HIGH              90   01/20/2003
 LOW               27   01/26/1905

JANUARY 2016
HIGHEST            83   01/01        MM      MM       86  01/03
LOWEST             41   01/24        MM      MM       46  01/29
                                                          01/25
                                                          01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.1              74.7    -3.6     75.9
AVG. MINIMUM     54.7              53.7     1.0     56.5
MEAN             62.9              64.2    -1.3     66.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
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 JANUARY RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.98   2016
 MINIMUM         0.00   1950

JANUARY 2016
TOTALS          12.98R             1.94   11.04     0.57
DAILY AVG.       0.42              0.06    0.36     0.02
DAYS >= .01        12               5.5     6.5        6
DAYS >= .10         8               3.0     5.0        1
DAYS >= .50         8               1.3     6.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        5               0.5     4.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.37   01/26 TO 01/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     104               108      -4       55
 SINCE 7/1        107               201     -94      144
COOLING TOTAL      44                83     -39      100
 SINCE 1/1         44                92     -48      100
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/310    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/260    DATE  01/15

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE JANUARY 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 62.9 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 78TH WARMEST/38TH COOLEST JANUARY SINCE RECORDS
BEGAN IN 1902.

THE JANUARY 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 12.98 INCHES IS THE
WETTEST JANUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE PREVIOUS RECORD
WAS 7.95 INCHES IN 1991.


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

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