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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1010 PM EDT WED JUN 1 2016

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

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 MAY RECORD
 HIGH              98   05/28/1953
 LOW               45   05/11/1923
                        05/16/1917

MAY 2016
HIGHEST            94   05/25        MM      MM       93  05/23
LOWEST             57   05/08        MM      MM       61  05/08
                                                          05/04
                                                          05/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.3              85.6     1.7     88.0
AVG. MINIMUM     69.4              67.2     2.2     68.2
MEAN             78.3              76.4     1.9     78.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      5               2.9     2.1        9
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 MAY RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.39   1991
 MINIMUM         0.00   1941

MAY 2016
TOTALS           4.77              2.21    2.56     4.80
DAILY AVG.       0.15              0.07    0.08     0.15
DAYS >= .01         5                MM      MM       11
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        7
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.40   05/04 TO 05/04
                        05/03 TO 05/04
                        05/04 TO 05/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1        320               477    -157      470
COOLING TOTAL     418               354      64      415
 SINCE 1/1        964               751     213     1040
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/310    DATE  05/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/310    DATE  05/20

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2
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REMARKS
THE MAY 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 78.3 DEGREES
TIES WITH 1950 AND 1946 AS THE 7TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS
BEGAN IN 1911. THE WARMEST MAY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
80.7 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1995.

THE MAY 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 4.77 INCHES RANKS AS THE
21ST WETTEST MAY 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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