Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
900 AM EDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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 APRIL RECORD
 HIGH              96   04/29/2017
 LOW               38   04/07/1891
                        04/06/1891

APRIL 2018
HIGHEST            90   04/22        MM      MM       96  04/29
                        04/21
LOWEST             57   04/18        MM      MM       55  04/08
                        04/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.3              81.0     2.3     86.1
AVG. MINIMUM     65.8              63.0     2.8     68.0
MEAN             74.6              72.0     2.6     77.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      2               0.3     1.7        4
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        10.71   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1967
                        1981

APRIL 2018
TOTALS           2.16              2.03    0.13     0.59
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.07    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         5               4.9     0.1        1
DAYS >= .10         4               3.1     0.9        1
DAYS >= .50         1               1.2    -0.2        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.19   04/10 TO 04/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                11     -11        0
 SINCE 7/1        338               538    -200      164
COOLING TOTAL     296               221      75      368
 SINCE 1/1        721               460     261      812
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/200    DATE  04/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/200    DATE  04/15

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     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                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE APRIL 2018 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 74.6 DEGREES TIES
WITH 2016 AS THE 15TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890.
THE WARMEST APRIL HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 78.0 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED IN 2015 AND THE COOLEST APRIL HAD AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 66.3 DEGREES IN 1987.

THE APRIL 2018 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 2.16 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 44TH WETTEST/86TH DRIEST APRIL 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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