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

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

    ...3RD WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 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              98   08/22/1975
 LOW               66   08/22/1911
                        08/30/1896

AUGUST 2017
HIGHEST            97   08/22        MM      MM       95  08/28
                                                          08/26
                                                          08/23
LOWEST             74   08/28        MM      MM       74  08/08
                        08/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.7              90.2     1.5     90.5
AVG. MINIMUM     78.3              76.2     2.1     77.2
MEAN             85.0              83.2     1.8     83.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     26              18.7     7.3       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        18.59   1949
 MINIMUM         0.78   1938

AUGUST 2017
TOTALS          10.71              7.77    2.94    12.71
DAILY AVG.       0.35              0.25    0.10     0.41
DAYS >= .01        16              16.0     0.0       17
DAYS >= .10        11              11.0     0.0       11
DAYS >= .50         5               5.3    -0.3        6
DAYS >= 1.00        3               2.5     0.5        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.53   08/28 TO 08/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     629               564      65      591
 SINCE 1/1       3082              2515     567     2786
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/220    DATE  08/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/220    DATE  08/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             22
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     74

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             26     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 85.0 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 3RD WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.
THE WARMEST AUGUST HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 85.1 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN 2011 AND 1941.

THE AUGUST 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 10.71 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 24TH WETTEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.


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

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