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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
510 AM EDT MON MAY 1 2017

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

   ...4TH WARMEST AND 2ND DRIEST APRIL 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 APRIL RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/29/2017
 LOW               37   04/05/1915

APRIL 2017
HIGHEST            96R  04/29        MM      MM       92  04/29
LOWEST             50   04/08        MM      MM       55  04/10
                                                          04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.4              80.7     4.7     83.8
AVG. MINIMUM     64.6              61.5     3.1     64.2
MEAN             75.0              71.1     3.9     74.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               0.3     2.7        1
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 APRIL RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1987
 MINIMUM         0.00   1967

APRIL 2017
TOTALS              T              2.44   -2.44     0.91
DAILY AVG.          T              0.08   -0.08     0.03
DAYS >= .01         0                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .10         0                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   04/24 TO 04/24
                        04/22 TO 04/22
                        04/18 TO 04/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1                10      -9        0
 SINCE 7/1        202               477    -275      320
COOLING TOTAL     308               193     115      277
 SINCE 1/1        599               397     202      546
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/180    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/180    DATE  04/03

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE APRIL 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 75.0 DEGREES RANKS
AS THE 4TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911. THE WARMEST
APRIL HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 75.9 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED
IN 2015 AND 1945.

THE APRIL 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF A TRACE RANKS AS THE
2ND DRIEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911. THE DRIEST APRIL
HAD NO RAINFALL WHCIH OCCURRED IN 1967.


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

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