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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
830 AM EDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

   ...13TH WARMEST MARCH SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 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 MARCH RECORD
 HIGH              92   03/30/1907
                        03/25/1907
 LOW               29   03/03/1980

MARCH 2016
HIGHEST            85   03/26        MM      MM       88  03/12
                        03/12
                        03/11
LOWEST             48   03/22        MM      MM       49  03/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.4              76.3     3.1     81.1
AVG. MINIMUM     63.0              58.2     4.8     64.8
MEAN             71.2              67.3     3.9     73.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        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 MARCH RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.64   1959
 MINIMUM            T   2006
                        1907

MARCH 2016
TOTALS           1.76              3.03   -1.27     1.03
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.10   -0.04     0.03
DAYS >= .01         7               6.6     0.4        5
DAYS >= .10         4               4.1    -0.1        2
DAYS >= .50         1               1.9    -0.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               1.0    -1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.79   03/24 TO 03/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      15                56     -41       12
 SINCE 7/1        323               527    -204      467
COOLING TOTAL     215               126      89      266
 SINCE 1/1        293               239      54      333
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/270    DATE  03/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/280    DATE  03/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            5
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             16
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3
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REMARKS
THE MARCH 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 71.2 DEGREES RANKS
AS THE 13TH WARMEST MARCH SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE
WARMEST MARCH HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.4 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 2012.

THE MARCH 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.76 INCHES RANKS AS
49TH DRIEST/78TH WETTEST MARCH 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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