Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Key West, FL

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST, FL
610 AM EST SUN NOV 1 2020

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...THE KEY WEST CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   10/05/1962
 LOW               59   10/30/1910
                        10/29/1892
HIGHEST            91   10/01                         89  10/11
LOWEST             73   10/21                         75  10/08
                        10/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.7              84.5     2.2     87.0
AVG. MINIMUM     78.6              76.0     2.6     79.8
MEAN             82.7              80.2     2.5     83.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      4               0.3     3.7        0
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)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        23.56   1933
 MINIMUM         0.74   1972
TOTALS           7.77              4.93    2.84     3.69
DAILY AVG.       0.25              0.16    0.09     0.12
DAYS >= .01        19              11.3     7.7       16
DAYS >= .10        10               7.0     3.0       10
DAYS >= .50         5               2.8     2.2        3
DAYS >= 1.00        3               1.3     1.7        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.98   10/20 TO 10/20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.0
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     557               473      84      576
 SINCE 1/1       5062              4208     854     4955
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/120    DATE  10/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/130    DATE  10/07

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                       10
LIGHT RAIN               21     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       0
HAZE                      7

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

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KEY WEST DAILY RECORDS, OCTOBER 2020 AND YEAR-TO-DATE

RECORD                    OCT 2020   2020 YTD
======                    ========   ========
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE           0         11
COOL MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE      0          1
WARM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE     11         73
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE           0          0
RAINFALL                      0          3


TOP 10 WARMEST MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES FOR OCTOBER

RANKING    YEAR    AVERAGE (DEG F)
=======    ====    ===============
   1       2018         83.5
           2007         83.5
   3       2019         83.4
   4       2003         82.8
   5       2020         82.7
           2009         82.7
   7       1959         82.5
   8       2002         82.3
   9       1960         82.2
  10       1985         82.0


CORRECTED TO ADD DAILY RECORDS AND MONTHLY RANKINGS

WLC



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