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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
245 PM EDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

         ...8TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 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 APRIL TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/16/1994
                        04/22/1974
                        04/01/1974
 LOW               37   04/05/1915

APRIL 2016
HIGHEST            92   04/29        MM      MM       88  04/27
LOWEST             55   04/10        MM      MM       58  04/01
                        04/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.8              80.7     3.1     84.1
AVG. MINIMUM     64.2              61.5     2.7     67.7
MEAN             74.0              71.1     2.9     75.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.3     0.7        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 APRIL RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1987
 MINIMUM         0.00   1967

APRIL 2016
TOTALS           0.91              2.44   -1.53     1.66
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.08   -0.05     0.06
DAYS >= .01         3                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.54   04/02 TO 04/02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                10     -10        0
 SINCE 7/1        320               477    -157      470
COOLING TOTAL     277               193      84      334
 SINCE 1/1        546               397     149      625
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/070    DATE  04/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/100    DATE  04/17

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     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                      2
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REMARKS
THE APRIL 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.0 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 8TH 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 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 0.91 INCHES RANKS
AS THE 29TH DRIEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911.


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

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