Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
300 AM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

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...THE SARASOTA BRADENTON CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

       ...TIED FOR WARMEST APRIL SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1911...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1911 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME APRIL RECORD
 HIGH              94   04/16/1994
                        04/22/1974
                        04/01/1974
 LOW               37   04/05/1915

APRIL 2015
HIGHEST            88   04/27        MM      MM       89  04/29
                                                          04/28
LOWEST             58   04/01        MM      MM       53  04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.1              80.7     3.4     81.3
AVG. MINIMUM     67.7              61.5     6.2     62.6
MEAN             75.9              71.1     4.8     72.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
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 APRIL RECORD
 MAXIMUM        10.23   1957
 MINIMUM         0.00   1967

APRIL 2015
TOTALS           1.66              2.44   -0.78     1.24
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.08   -0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01         8                MM      MM        5
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        3
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.81   04/28 TO 04/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                10     -10        0
 SINCE 7/1        470               477      -7      345
COOLING TOTAL     334               193     141      216
 SINCE 1/1        625               397     228      418
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/280    DATE  04/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  04/20

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2
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REMARKS
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE AT SARASOTA-BRADENTON INTERNATIONAL
AIRPORT FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015 WAS 75.9 DEGREES. THIS TIES THE
OLD RECORD SET IN 1945.

THE APRIL 2015 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 1.66 INCHES RANKS AS THE
49TH DRIEST/56 WETTEST APRIL 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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