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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
500 AM EDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 TO 2017

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              95   10/08/2009
                        10/04/1990
                        10/01/1986
 LOW               45   10/28/1957

OCTOBER 2017
HIGHEST            92   10/09        MM      MM       93  10/02
                        10/01
LOWEST             51   10/30        MM      MM       56  10/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.6              86.7    -2.1     86.9
AVG. MINIMUM     69.4              69.1     0.3     69.7
MEAN             77.0              77.9    -0.9     78.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               5.9     0.1        8
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        19.70   1924
 MINIMUM         0.05   1963

OCTOBER 2017
TOTALS           4.19              2.88    1.31     2.73
DAILY AVG.       0.14              0.09    0.05     0.09
DAYS >= .01        15               6.8     8.2        5
DAYS >= .10         8               4.1     3.9        4
DAYS >= .50         1               1.6    -0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.9     0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.14   10/28 TO 10/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       5                 2       3        0
 SINCE 7/1          5                 2       3        0
COOLING TOTAL     385               402     -17      420
 SINCE 1/1       3896              3648     248     3813
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/330    DATE  10/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/310    DATE  10/29

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8
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REMARKS
THE OCTOBER 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 77.0 DEGREES TIES
WITH 1999 AND 1933 AS THE 58TH WARMEST/57TH COOLEST OCTOBER SINCE
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE WARMEST OCTOBER HAD AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 81.7 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1985...AND THE
COOLEST OCTOBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 72.5 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 1903.

THE OCTOBER 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 4.19 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 36TH WETTEST/77TH DRIEST OCTOBER 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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