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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
850 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME JANUARY RECORD
 HIGH              88   01/09/2013
                        01/19/1990
                        01/02/1982
 LOW               27   01/26/1905

JANUARY 2018
HIGHEST            83   01/22        MM      MM       87  01/02
LOWEST             33   01/18        MM      MM       40  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.5              74.7    -1.2     78.5
AVG. MINIMUM     52.3              53.7    -1.4     57.7
MEAN             62.9              64.2    -1.3     68.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME JANUARY RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.98   2016
 MINIMUM         0.00   1950

JANUARY 2018
TOTALS           1.16              1.94   -0.78     1.53
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.06   -0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01         8               5.5     2.5        7
DAYS >= .10         3               3.0     0.0        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.5    -0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.51   01/28 TO 01/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     138               108      30       50
 SINCE 7/1        186               201     -15       64
COOLING TOTAL      80                83      -3      153
 SINCE 1/1         80                92     -12      153
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    26/100    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/120    DATE  01/26

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      8
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REMARKS
THE JANUARY 2018 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 62.9 DEGREES
TIES WITH 2016 AS THE 79TH WARMEST/38TH COOLEST JANUARY SINCE
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE WARMEST JANUARY HAD AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 73.5 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1937 AND THE
COOLEST JANUARY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 55.7 IN 1981.

THE JANUARY 2018 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.16 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 63RD WETTEST/55TH DRIEST JANUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902.


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

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