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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
500 AM EDT WED NOV 1 2017

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

    ...8TH WARMEST OCTOBER 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 OCTOBER RECORD
 HIGH              95   10/09/1941
 LOW               40   10/21/1964

OCTOBER 2017
HIGHEST            94   10/10        MM      MM       92  10/05
                        10/01
LOWEST             49   10/30        MM      MM       54  10/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.8              84.3     1.5     86.5
AVG. MINIMUM     70.5              68.0     2.5     69.7
MEAN             78.2              76.2     2.0     78.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     12               2.3     9.7        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 OCTOBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.33   1922
 MINIMUM            T   2010

OCTOBER 2017
TOTALS           3.07              2.26    0.81     1.55
DAILY AVG.       0.10              0.07    0.03     0.05
DAYS >= .01        11               6.5     4.5        8
DAYS >= .10         7               3.9     3.1        5
DAYS >= .50         3               1.4     1.6        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.7     0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.17   10/17 TO 10/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       8                 4       4        0
 SINCE 7/1          8                 4       4        0
COOLING TOTAL     424               350      74      412
 SINCE 1/1       4064              3366     698     3768
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/320    DATE  10/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/310    DATE  10/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     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 OCTOBER 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 78.2 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 8TH WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.
THE WARMEST OCTOBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 80.4 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN 1919.

THE OCTOBER 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 3.07 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 44TH WETTEST/85TH DRIEST OCTOBER 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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