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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1150 AM EDT MON OCT 3 2016

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

           ...WARMEST SEPTEMBER 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 SEPTEMBER RECORD
 HIGH              98   09/07/1970
                        09/11/1925
 LOW               58   09/30/1970

SEPTEMBER 2016
HIGHEST            95   09/16        MM      MM       93  09/05
                        09/11                             09/04
                        09/10
LOWEST             73   09/27        MM      MM       72  09/14
                        09/26                             09/06
                        09/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.3              88.8     2.5     88.8
AVG. MINIMUM     76.5              74.0     2.5     74.3
MEAN             83.9              81.4     2.5     81.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     25              12.8    12.2       14
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 SEPTEMBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        21.16   1962
 MINIMUM         1.07   2005

SEPTEMBER 2016
TOTALS           5.48              7.10   -1.62     8.40
DAILY AVG.       0.18              0.24   -0.06     0.28
DAYS >= .01        14                MM      MM       14
DAYS >= .10         9                MM      MM       10
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.94   09/02 TO 09/02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     575               492      83      503
 SINCE 1/1       3354              2789     565     3138
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/260    DATE  09/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/200    DATE  09/01

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)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             17     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               18     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      2
HAZE                      4
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REMARKS
THE SEPTEMBER 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 83.9 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911. THE
PREVIOUS WARMEST SEPTEMBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 82.7
DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 2007.

THE SEPTEMBER 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 5.48 INCHES RANKS
AS THE 68TH WETTEST/39TH DRIEST SEPTEMBER 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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