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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1045 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

  ...TIED FOR 4TH WARMEST FEBRUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 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 FEBRUARY RECORD
 HIGH              92   02/25/1962
 LOW               27   02/04/1917

FEBRUARY 2017
HIGHEST            90   02/28        MM      MM       84  02/03
                                                          02/02
LOWEST             49   02/17        MM      MM       43  02/11
                                                          02/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.6              77.2     5.4     73.9
AVG. MINIMUM     60.2              55.9     4.3     54.2
MEAN             71.4              66.6     4.8     64.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.1     0.9        0
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 FEBRUARY RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.82   1983
 MINIMUM            T   2001
                        1944
                        1911

FEBRUARY 2017
TOTALS           0.72              2.15   -1.43     2.13
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.08   -0.05     0.07
DAYS >= .01         4               5.2    -1.2        8
DAYS >= .10         1               3.0    -2.0        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.4    -0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.62   02/22 TO 02/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1                59     -58       88
 SINCE 7/1         65               260    -195      195
COOLING TOTAL     189               102      87       67
 SINCE 1/1        342               185     157      111
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/230    DATE  02/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/220    DATE  02/15

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      8
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REMARKS
THE FEBRUARY 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 71.4 DEGREES
TIES WITH 2001 AS THE 4TH WARMEST FEBRUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1902. THE WARMEST FEBRUARY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
72.3 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1997.

THE FEBRUARY 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 0.72 INCHES TIES WITH
1991 AS THE 89TH WETTEST/27TH DRIEST FEBRUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1902.


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

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