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

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2021...

...5TH WARMEST AND TIED FOR 5TH DRIEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1890 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             98   05/19/2017
                       05/26/1975
 LOW              49   05/08/1992
                       05/05/1971

MAY 2021
HIGHEST           94   05/31         MM      MM       94  05/23
LOWEST            66   05/14         MM      MM       58  05/08
AVG. MAXIMUM    89.7               88.3     1.4     87.3
AVG. MINIMUM    72.5               70.6     1.9     70.4
MEAN            81.1               79.5     1.6     78.9
DAYS MAX >= 90    18                9.6     8.4        9
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       17.64   1979
 MINIMUM           T   2001

MAY 2021
TOTALS          0.16               2.60   -2.44     0.75
DAILY AVG.      0.01               0.08   -0.07     0.02
DAYS >= .01        1                6.2    -5.2        6
DAYS >= .10        1                3.9    -2.9        2
DAYS >= .50        0                1.8    -1.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.8    -0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.16   05/06 TO 05/06


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1       361                433     -72      253
COOLING TOTAL    509                448      61      436
 SINCE 1/1      1165               1018     147     1302
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/100    DATE  05/21
                                21/350          05/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    33/110    DATE  05/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.38
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2
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REMARKS
THE MAY 2021 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.1 DEGREES RANKS AS
THE 5TH WARMEST MAY SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE WARMEST MAY
HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.7 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 1995
AND THE COOLEST MAY HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 73.8 DEGREES
IN 1891.

THE MAY 2021 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 0.16 INCHES TIES WITH 1941
AS THE 5TH DRIEST MAY 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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