Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
850 AM EST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME JANUARY RECORD
 HIGH              86   01/31/2002
                        01/01/1991
 LOW               21   01/21/1985

JANUARY 2018
HIGHEST            81   01/21        70      11       84  01/02
LOWEST             29   01/18        50     -21       34  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.9              69.9     0.0     74.7
AVG. MINIMUM     49.6              51.6    -2.0     57.8
MEAN             59.7              60.8    -1.1     66.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1               0.8     0.2        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME JANUARY RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.02   1948
 MINIMUM            T   1950

JANUARY 2018
TOTALS           5.00              2.23    2.77     0.90
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.07    0.09     0.03
DAYS >= .01         9               6.8     2.2        8
DAYS >= .10         6               4.0     2.0        4
DAYS >= .50         3               1.8     1.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.5     0.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.62   01/28 TO 01/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     206               182      24       81
 SINCE 7/1        270               365     -95      123
COOLING TOTAL      51                50       1      127
 SINCE 1/1         51                60      -9      127
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    23/230    DATE  01/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/010    DATE  01/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2
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REMARKS
THE JANUARY 2018 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 59.7 DEGREES
TIES WITH 1945...1919 AND 1901 AS THE 73RD WARMEST/53RD COOLEST
JANUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE WARMEST JANUARY HAD AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 72.4 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1937 AND
THE COOLEST JANUARY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 50.3 IN 1981.

THE JANUARY 2018 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 5.00 INCHES RANKS
AS THE 12TH WETTEST JANUARY 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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