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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1055 PM EST MON NOV 2 2020

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

...2ND WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME OCTOBER RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/15/1925
 LOW               40   10/29/1944

OCTOBER 2020
HIGHEST            94   10/06        MM      MM       94  10/10
                                                          10/05
                                                          10/03
LOWEST             65   10/31        MM      MM       71  10/23
                                                          10/13
                                                          10/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.4              85.0     3.4     90.5
AVG. MINIMUM     74.0              67.7     6.3     74.9
MEAN             81.2              76.3     4.9     82.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     13               2.5    10.5       21
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 OCTOBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        12.50   1952
 MINIMUM         0.00   1942

OCTOBER 2020
TOTALS           3.76              3.12    0.64     3.38
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.10    0.02     0.11
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM        8
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.93   10/04 TO 10/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 3      -3        0
COOLING TOTAL     510               355     155      557
 SINCE 1/1       4138              3144     994     4014
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/070    DATE  10/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/080    DATE  10/06

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                        7
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                       0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
HAZE                      2
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REMARKS
THE OCTOBER 2020 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.2 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE 2ND WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911.
THE WARMEST OCTOBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE 82.7 DEGREES IN
2019 WHILE THE COOLEST OCTOBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF
70.6 DEGREES IN 1976.

THE OCTOBER 2020 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 3.76 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 33RD WETTEST/78TH DRIEST OCTOBER 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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