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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
900 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 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 APRIL RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/29/2017
 LOW               37   04/05/1915

APRIL 2018
HIGHEST            89   04/30        MM      MM       96  04/29
LOWEST             52   04/18        MM      MM       50  04/08
                        04/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.6              80.7     0.9     85.4
AVG. MINIMUM     63.4              61.5     1.9     64.6
MEAN             72.5              71.1     1.4     75.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        3
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 APRIL RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1957
 MINIMUM         0.00   1967

APRIL 2018
TOTALS           2.52              2.44    0.08        T
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.08    0.00        T
DAYS >= .01         6                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= .10         3                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.24   04/10 TO 04/10
                        04/01 TO 04/01
                        04/01 TO 04/02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                10     -10        1
 SINCE 7/1        389               477     -88      202
COOLING TOTAL     231               193      38      308
 SINCE 1/1        555               397     158      599
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/170    DATE  04/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/150    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0
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REMARKS
THE APRIL 2018 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 72.5 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 28TH WARMEST/78TH COOLEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS
BEGAN IN 1911. THE WARMEST APRIL HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
75.9 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 2015 AND 1945...AND THE COOLEST
APRIL HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 65.9 DEGREES IN 1987.

THE APRIL 2018 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 2.52 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 39TH WETTEST/70TH DRIEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911.


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

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