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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1100 AM EDT SAT NOV 5 2016

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

          ...3RD WARMEST OCTOBER 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 OCTOBER RECORD
 HIGH              97   10/08/1973
 LOW               40   10/29/1944

OCTOBER 2016
HIGHEST            93   10/04        MM      MM       89  10/15
                        10/02
LOWEST             54   10/23        MM      MM       64  10/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.2              85.0     3.2     85.1
AVG. MINIMUM     70.3              67.7     2.6     69.1
MEAN             79.2              76.3     2.9     77.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     11               2.5     8.5        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 OCTOBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.50   1952
 MINIMUM         0.00   1942

OCTOBER 2016
TOTALS           2.64              3.12   -0.48     1.62
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.10   -0.01     0.05
DAYS >= .01         7                MM      MM        9
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.82   10/01 TO 10/02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 3      -3        0
COOLING TOTAL     447               355      92      383
 SINCE 1/1       3801              3144     657     3521
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/300    DATE  10/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/030    DATE  10/06

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE OCTOBER 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 79.2 DEGREES
TIES WITH 1919 AS THE 3RD WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1911. THE WARMEST OCTOBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
80.4 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 2007.

THE OCTOBER 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 2.64 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 52ND WETTEST/55TH DRIEST OCTOBER 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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