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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
415 PM EST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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 JANUARY RECORD
 HIGH              86   01/31/2002
                        01/01/1991
 LOW               21   01/21/1985

JANUARY 2016
HIGHEST            81   01/01        70      11       83  01/03
LOWEST             37   01/24        50     -13       37  01/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.3              69.9    -1.6     71.3
AVG. MINIMUM     52.1              51.6     0.5     53.5
MEAN             60.2              60.8    -0.6     62.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.8    -0.8        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

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

JANUARY 2016
TOTALS           6.18              2.23    3.95     1.75
DAILY AVG.       0.20              0.07    0.13     0.06
DAYS >= .01        12               6.8     5.2        6
DAYS >= .10         9               4.0     5.0        4
DAYS >= .50         7               1.8     5.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        3               0.5     2.5        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.51   01/27 TO 01/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     171               182     -11      127
 SINCE 7/1        184               365    -181      304
COOLING TOTAL      30                50     -20       56
 SINCE 1/1         30                60     -30       56
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/280    DATE  01/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/210    DATE  01/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE JANUARY 2016 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 60.2 DEGREES
TIES WITH 1960 AS THE 64TH WARMEST/62ND COOLEST COOLEST JANUARY
SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.

THE JANUARY 2016 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 6.18 INCHES RANKS AS
6TH WETTEST JANUARY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE WETTEST
JANUARY OCCURRED IN 1948 WHEN 8.02 INCHES OF RAIN FELL.


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

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