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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
855 AM EDT FRI OCT 5 2018

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2018...

     ...8TH WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1902 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME SEPTEMBER RECORD
 HIGH              98   09/03/1912
 LOW               63   09/27/1956
                        09/23/1922
                        09/22/1922

SEPTEMBER 2018
HIGHEST            94   09/27        MM      MM       95  09/07
                        09/25
                        09/19
LOWEST             72   09/08        MM      MM       73  09/30
                                                          09/29
                                                          09/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.2              90.5     0.7     91.2
AVG. MINIMUM     74.9              74.3     0.6     75.6
MEAN             83.1              82.4     0.7     83.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     23              19.3     3.7       23
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 SEPTEMBER RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.35   1922
 MINIMUM         1.93   1988

SEPTEMBER 2018
TOTALS           4.95              8.31   -3.36     8.76
DAILY AVG.       0.16              0.28   -0.12     0.31
DAYS >= .01        15              15.4    -0.4       17
DAYS >= .10         8              10.9    -2.9       10
DAYS >= .50         3               5.1    -2.1        6
DAYS >= 1.00        1               2.7    -1.7        3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.08   09/22 TO 09/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL     531               522       9      521
 SINCE 1/1       3426              3246     180     3483
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/080    DATE  09/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/080    DATE  09/07

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             25     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                       11
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                       0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
HAZE                      2
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REMARKS
THE SEPTEMBER 2018 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 83.1 DEGREES
TIES WITH 2011...2010...1995...1987...1985 AND 1981 AS THE 8TH
WARMEST SEPTEMBER SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE WARMEST
SEPTEMBER HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 84.7 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 1980 AND THE COOLEST SEPTEMBER HAD AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 78.5 DEGREES IN 1917.

THE SEPTEMBER 2018 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 4.95 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 93RD WETTEST/23RD DRIEST SEPTEMBER 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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