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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
710 PM EDT WED MAY 1 2013

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2013...

            7TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 TO 2013

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 RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/16/1994
                        04/22/1974
                        04/01/1974
 LOW               37   04/05/1915

APRIL 2013
HIGHEST            91   04/16        MM      MM       90  04/30
LOWEST             58   04/06        MM      MM       50  04/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.5              80.7     2.8     82.8
AVG. MINIMUM     65.4              61.5     3.9     62.8
MEAN             74.4              71.1     3.3     72.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               0.3     0.7        1
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 2013
TOTALS           3.94              2.44    1.50     2.48
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.08    0.05     0.08
DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.10   04/04 TO 04/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                10     -10        3
 SINCE 7/1        397               477     -80      208
COOLING TOTAL     289               193      96      243
 SINCE 1/1        524               397     127      686
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/170    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/170    DATE  04/19

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0
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REMARKS
THE APRIL 2013 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.4 DEGREES RANKS AS
THE 7TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911. THE WARMEST APRIL
HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 75.9 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1945.

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

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