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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1045 AM EST WED MAR 1 2017

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

    ...7TH WARMEST FEBRUARY 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 FEBRUARY RECORD
 HIGH              88   02/26/1971
 LOW               22   02/14/1899
                        02/08/1895

FEBRUARY 2017
HIGHEST            86   02/28        71      15       84  02/03
                        02/27
LOWEST             50   02/17        52      -2       42  02/11
                        02/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     78.4              72.5     5.9     71.1
AVG. MINIMUM     59.2              54.4     4.8     53.1
MEAN             68.8              63.4     5.4     62.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
ALL-TIME FEBRUARY RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.92   1937
 MINIMUM         0.05   1911

FEBRUARY 2017
TOTALS           2.06              2.81   -0.75     2.53
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03     0.09
DAYS >= .01         5               6.6    -1.6        7
DAYS >= .10         3               3.8    -0.8        5
DAYS >= .50         2               1.7     0.3        2
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.8     0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.13   02/22 TO 02/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      13               106     -93      124
 SINCE 7/1        136               471    -335      308
COOLING TOTAL     126                63      63       48
 SINCE 1/1        253               113     140       78
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/250    DATE  02/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/230    DATE  02/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             15
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3
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REMARKS
THE FEBRUARY 2017 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 68.8 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 7TH WARMEST FEBRUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.
THE WARMEST FEBRUARY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 70.8 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN 1932.

THE FEBRUARY 2017 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 2.06 INCHES TIES WITH
1951 AS THE 66TH WETTEST/61ST DRIEST FEBRUARY 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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