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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
145 PM EDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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

     ...2ND WETTEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902...

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 AUGUST RECORD
 HIGH             100   08/04/1942
 LOW               65   08/24/1957
                        08/24/1925

AUGUST 2017
HIGHEST            96   08/22        MM      MM       96  08/26
                        08/09                             08/23
LOWEST             74   08/27        MM      MM       73  08/03
                        08/19
                        08/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.5              91.8    -0.3     91.8
AVG. MINIMUM     76.4              74.9     1.5     76.0
MEAN             84.0              83.4     0.6     83.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     25              24.4     0.6       24
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 AUGUST RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.64   1932
 MINIMUM         3.12   1919

AUGUST 2017
TOTALS          16.95             10.14    6.81    11.01
DAILY AVG.       0.55              0.33    0.22     0.36
DAYS >= .01        16              17.9    -1.9       22
DAYS >= .10        11              13.4    -2.4       17
DAYS >= .50         7               7.0     0.0        9
DAYS >= 1.00        4               3.7     0.3        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    5.63   08/27 TO 08/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     596               569      27      593
 SINCE 1/1       2962              2724     238     2845
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/090    DATE  08/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/060    DATE  08/10

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             20     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 84.0 DEGREES TIES
WITH 2011...1996...1991...1980 AND 1950 AS THE 12TH WARMEST
AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE WARMEST AUGUST HAD AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 84.8 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1987.

THE AUGUST 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 16.95 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 2ND WETTEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE WETTEST
AUGUST HAD A MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 17.64 INCHES WHICH OCCURRED
IN 1932.


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

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