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

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

   ...4TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 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   05/19/2017
                        05/17/2017
                        05/26/1975
 LOW               49   05/08/1992
                        05/05/1971

MAY 2017
HIGHEST            98R  05/19        MM      MM       91  05/25
                        05/17                             05/01
LOWEST             63   05/07        MM      MM       60  05/07
                        05/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.8              87.2     2.6     86.7
AVG. MINIMUM     72.2              69.7     2.5     70.9
MEAN             81.0              78.4     2.6     78.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     16               6.9     9.1        6
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        17.64   1979
 MINIMUM            T   2001

MAY 2017
TOTALS           1.48              2.10   -0.62     3.76
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.12
DAYS >= .01         6               5.5     0.5        3
DAYS >= .10         4               3.4     0.6        3
DAYS >= .50         1               1.4    -0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   05/19 TO 05/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1        164               538    -374      323
COOLING TOTAL     504               417      87      433
 SINCE 1/1       1316               877     439     1020
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/210    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/310    DATE  05/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              8     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                9     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                      3
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REMARKS
THE MAY 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.0 DEGREES RANKS AS
THE 4TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE WARMEST MAY
HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.7 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1995.

THE MAY 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.48 INCHES RANKS AS THE
90TH WETTEST/39TH DRIEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.


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

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