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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
305 PM EDT WED JUN 02 2021

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2021...

...TIED FOR 5TH WARMEST AND NEW REOCRD FOR DRIEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
IN 1902...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1902 TO 2021

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME MAY RECORD
 HIGH             99   05/26/1989
                       05/26/1953
 LOW              50   05/06/1945

MAY 2021
HIGHEST           95   05/31         MM      MM       95  05/22
LOWEST            66   05/08         MM      MM       60  05/08
                       05/23
                       05/24
AVG. MAXIMUM    91.5               89.5     2.0     89.0
AVG. MINIMUM    70.0               69.1     0.9     69.1
MEAN            80.7               79.3     1.4     79.0
DAYS MAX >= 90    29               16.3    12.7       18
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 MAY RECORD
 MAXIMUM       12.77   2018
 MINIMUM        0.04   2021

MAY 2021
TOTALS          0.04R              3.46   -3.42     6.29
DAILY AVG.      0.00               0.11   -0.11     0.20
DAYS >= .01        1                8.1    -7.1       12
DAYS >= .10        0                5.1    -5.1        8
DAYS >= .50        0                2.4    -2.4        4
DAYS >= 1.00       0                1.0    -1.0        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.04   05/11 TO 05/11


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1       193                253     -60      107
COOLING TOTAL    497                443      54      444
 SINCE 1/1      1303               1129     174     1547
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    25/100    DATE  05/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/070    DATE  05/21

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.16
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1
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REMARKS
THE MAY 2021 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 80.7 DEGREES TIES WITH
1975 AS THE 5TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE
WARMEST MAY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 82.0 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 1995 AND THE COOLEST MAY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
74.3 DEGREES IN 1917.

THE MAY 2021 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 0.04 INCHES RANKS AS THE
DRIEST MAY 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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