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CLMMIA

CLIMATE REPORT...AMENDED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIAMI, FL
908 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE MIAMI CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/26/2015
                        04/30/1971
                        54/01/2206
 LOW               39   04/14/1940
HIGHEST            96R  04/26                         90
LOWEST             66   04/01                         63
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.6              83.2     3.4     84.5
AVG. MINIMUM     74.1              68.3     5.8     70.5
MEAN             80.4              75.8     4.6     77.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      7                                  1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        20.40   1942
 MINIMUM         0.05   1981
TOTALS           4.03              3.14    0.89     1.18
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.10    0.03
DAYS >= .01        11                                  5
DAYS >= .10         7                                  3
DAYS >= .50         3                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.17   04/28 TO 04/29              0.72

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 7/1         76               128     -52       61
COOLING TOTAL     468               324     144      383
 SINCE 1/1       1179               893     286     1081
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/090    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    32/090    DATE  04/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   70
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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..............DATA FOR MIAMI BEACH... APRIL 2015..............


...TEMPERATURE DATA...

AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH .... 78.3 OR 4.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
AVERAGE MAXIMUM .......... 82.7 OR 3.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
AVERAGE MINIMUM .......... 73.8 OR 4.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH: 95 DEGREES ON THE 27TH.
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH: 64 DEGREES ON THE  1ST.


...PRECIPITATION...

TOTAL FOR THE MONTH 3.70 INCHES OR 0.50 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
TOTAL FOR THE YEAR  8.83 INCHES OR 1.79 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.
GREATEST 24-HOUR PERIOD RAINFALL 1.60 INCHES ON THE 29TH.

NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.01 INCHES OR MORE ... 5.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.10 INCHES OR MORE ... 5.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.50 INCHES OR MORE ... 3.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 1.00 INCHES OR MORE ... 2.

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...DATA FOR THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE (WEST MIAMI)...
                       ...APRIL 2015...


...TEMPERATURE DATA...

AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH .... 79.6 DEGREES.
AVERAGE MAXIMUM .......... 87.1 DEGREES.
AVERAGE MINIMUM .......... 72.0 DEGREES.

HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH: 96 DEGREES ON THE 27TH.
LOWEST  TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH: 63 DEGREES ON THE  1ST.


...PRECIPITATION...

TOTAL FOR THE MONTH................. 3.21 INCHES.
TOTAL FOR THE YEAR.................. 7.04 INCHES.
GREATEST 24-HOUR PERIOD RAINFALL 1.24 INCHES ON THE 29TH.

NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.01 INCHES OR MORE ... 11.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.10 INCHES OR MORE ...  5.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 0.50 INCHES OR MORE ...  3.
NUMBER OF DAYS HAVING 1.00 INCHES OR MORE ...  1.

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