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

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 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   05/26/1975
 LOW               49   05/05/1971
                        05/08/1992

MAY 2016
HIGHEST            91   05/25        MM      MM       95  05/12
                        05/01
LOWEST             60   05/07        MM      MM       63  05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.7              87.2    -0.5     89.5
AVG. MINIMUM     70.9              69.7     1.2     71.5
MEAN             78.8              78.4     0.4     80.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               6.9    -0.9       15
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        17.64   1979
 MINIMUM            T   2001

MAY 2016
TOTALS           3.76              2.10    1.66     6.74
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.07    0.05     0.22
DAYS >= .01         3               5.5    -2.5       10
DAYS >= .10         3               3.4    -0.4        7
DAYS >= .50         2               1.4     0.6        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.79   05/04 TO 05/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1        323               538    -215      467
COOLING TOTAL     433               417      16      489
 SINCE 1/1       1020               877     143     1221
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  05/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  05/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3
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REMARKS
THE MAY 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 78.8 DEGREES TIES WITH
1949 AND 1927 AS THE 23RD WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.
THE WARMEST MAY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.7 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 1995.

THE MAY 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 3.76 INCHES RANKS AS
37TH WETTEST/91ST DRIEST MAY 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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