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

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2018...

  ...TIED FOR 7TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 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   04/28/2017
                        04/30/1986
                        04/30/1975
 LOW               39   04/08/1950

APRIL 2018
HIGHEST            92   04/21        MM      MM       96  04/28
LOWEST             57   04/18        MM      MM       56  04/09
                        04/17                             04/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.4              84.6     2.8     89.6
AVG. MINIMUM     66.4              63.1     3.3     67.1
MEAN             76.9              73.8     3.1     78.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               3.0     3.0       10
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         8.42   1939
 MINIMUM            T   1970
                        1967
                        1903

APRIL 2018
TOTALS           0.98              2.18   -1.20     2.62
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.07   -0.04     0.09
DAYS >= .01         3               4.2    -1.2        4
DAYS >= .10         3               3.1    -0.1        3
DAYS >= .50         1               1.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.6    -0.6        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.59   04/15 TO 04/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 7/1        208               287     -79       76
COOLING TOTAL     363               269      94      205
 SINCE 1/1        873               630     243      790
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/260    DATE  04/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/270    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           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     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                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE APRIL 2018 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 76.9 DEGREES TIES
WITH 2013...2002 AND 1945 AS THE 7TH WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS
BEGAN IN 1902. THE WARMEST APRIL HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
78.8 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 2015 AND THE COOLEST APRIL HAD AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 68.5 DEGREES IN 1950.

THE APRIL 2018 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 0.98 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 72ND wETTEST/43RD DRIEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902.


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

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