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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
355 AM EDT THU SEP 1 2016

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

...TIED FOR 10TH WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

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 AUGUST RECORD
 HIGH              98   08/22/1975
 LOW               66   08/22/1911
                        08/30/1896

AUGUST 2016
HIGHEST            95   08/28        MM      MM       96  08/20
                        08/26
                        08/23
LOWEST             74   08/08        MM      MM       72  08/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.5              90.2     0.3     90.3
AVG. MINIMUM     77.2              76.2     1.0     76.4
MEAN             83.8              83.2     0.6     83.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     24              18.7     5.3       20
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 2016
TOTALS          12.71              7.77    4.94    16.47
DAILY AVG.       0.41              0.25    0.16     0.53
DAYS >= .01        17              16.0     1.0       19
DAYS >= .10        11              11.0     0.0       13
DAYS >= .50         6               5.3     0.7        9
DAYS >= 1.00        4               2.5     1.5        5
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.07   08/30 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     591               564      27      577
 SINCE 1/1       2786              2515     271     2914
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/260    DATE  08/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    34/100    DATE  08/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             24
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             19     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     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                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 83.8 DEGREES TIES
WITH 2013 AS THE 10TH WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.

THE AUGUST 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 12.71 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 13TH 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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