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

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...THE TAMPA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

...WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1890 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              95   10/08/2020
                        10/09/1941
 LOW               40   10/21/1964

OCTOBER 2020
HIGHEST            95R  10/08        MM      MM       93  10/05
                                                          10/02
LOWEST             63   10/31        MM      MM       67  10/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.9              84.3     4.6     88.2
AVG. MINIMUM     74.1              68.0     6.1     74.1
MEAN             81.5              76.2     5.3     81.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     14               2.3    11.7       11
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        10.33   1922
 MINIMUM            T   2010

OCTOBER 2020
TOTALS           1.84              2.26   -0.42     6.94
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.07   -0.01     0.22
DAYS >= .01        10               6.5     3.5       13
DAYS >= .10         6               3.9     2.1        9
DAYS >= .50         1               1.4    -0.4        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.7    -0.7        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.59   10/11 TO 10/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 4      -4        0
COOLING TOTAL     522               350     172      509
 SINCE 1/1       4209              3366     843     4006
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/020    DATE  10/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/040    DATE  10/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                        3
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                       0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
HAZE                      4
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REMARKS
THE OCTOBER 2020 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.5 DEGREES
RANKS AS THE WARMEST OCTOBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1890. THE
PREVIOUS WARMEST  OCTOBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 81.1
DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED IN 2019 WHILE THE COOLEST OCTOBER HAD
AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 70.0 DEGREES IN 1891.

THE OCTOBER 2020 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.84 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 74TH WETTEST/58TH DRIEST OCTOBER 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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