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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
323 PM EST FRI MAY 1 2015

       ...APRIL 2015 CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JACKSONVILLE...

                    ....WARM THAN NORMAL APRIL...

AT JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT...

TEMPERATURES...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL WAS 72.2 DEGREES
WHICH WAS 5.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS 81.9
DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE DAILY LOW WAS 62.4 DEGREES. THE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 90 DEGREES ON THE 26TH AND THE MINIMUM
FOR THE MONTH WAS 54 DEGREES ON THE 2ND AND 22ND. NO RECORDS WERE
SET THIS MONTH AT JACKSONVILLE.

RAINFALL...THERE WERE 10 DAYS OF MEASURABLE RAINFALL IN APRIL AT
JACKSONVILLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTALED 2.67
INCHES...0.03 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24 HOUR TOTAL WAS
0.91 INCHES ON THE 25TH. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET IN
THE MONTH OF APRIL.

WIND...THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR FEBRUARY WAS 6.6 MILES PER HOUR.
THE PEAK WIND GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 49 MILES PER HOUR FROM THE
WEST ON THE 19TH.

FOR ENERGY CONSUMPTION PURPOSES...THERE WERE 0 HEATING DEGREE
DAYS...WHICH IS 55 BELOW NORMAL. THERE WERE 220 COOLING DEGREE
DAYS...WHICH IS 107 ABOVE NORMAL.

MAY OUTLOOK...THE TEMPERATURE OUTLOOK FOR A GREATER CHANCE OF BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THE PRECIPITATION OUTLOOK SHOWS GREATERCHANCES
TO SEE ABOVE NORMAL PRECIPITATION IN MAY. THE NORMAL MONTHLY AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE IS 73.8 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MAX TEMPERATURE IS 85.5 DEGREES
AND THE AVERAGE MIN TEMPERATURE IS 62.7 DEGREES. AVERAGE MAY RAINFALL IS
2.48 INCHES.

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ADDITIONAL RAINFALL REPORTS FROM AROUND THE AREA...

JACKSONVILLE VICINITY...              NORTHEAST FLORIDA...

JACKSONVILLE BEACH.....  5.05          FERNANDINA BEACH.....  2.57
JACKSONVILLE NAS.......  XXXX          GAINESVILLE.........   3.22
MAYPORT NS.............  2.90          GLEN ST MARY.........  3.37
BIG TALBOT ISLAND......  XXXX          FEDERAL POINT........  2.96
LITTLE TALBOT ISLAND...  XXXX          ST. AUGUSTINE LITEHS.  3.83
CRAIG FIELD............  3.31          ST. AUGUSTINE ARPT...  XXXX
SOUTH PONTE VEDRA......  XXXX          HASTINGS 4NE.........  3.52
GUANA RIVER ST PARK....  XXXX
BEAUCLERC..............  2.11          JASPER...............  4.68
WHITEHOUSE OLF.........  XXXX          BELL 4NW.............  2.32
                                       ORANGE SPRINGS 2SSW..  5.27
                                       PALM COAST NE........  2.57
                                       OCALA................  2.60
                                       STARKE...............  3.44
                                       CRESCENT CITY........  2.51
                                       PALM COAST 6NE.......  3.43
                                       WHITE SPRINGS 7N.....  3.00

                                       BUNNELL..............  6.84
                                       FLAGLER BEACH........  3.10
                                       PALM COAST S.........  5.61
                                       MARINELAND...........  3.52
                                       LAKE CITY 2E.........  3.84
SOUTHEAST GEORGIA...

BAXLEY 5NNW............  7.40          WOODBINE.............  4.55
BRUNSWICK..............  3.56          ST SIMONS ISLAND.....  3.43
HOMERVILLE 5N..........  3.17          ALMA.................  3.65
PRIDGEN................  5.47          PATTERSON............  4.47
MANOR..................  XXXX          HAZLEHURST...........  8.27
NAHUNTA 6NE............  3.05          FARGO 17NE............ 2.70

RAINFALL REPORTS ARE PRELIMINARY. CO-OP SITES REPORT A 24 HOUR TOTAL
NOT BASED ON A MIDNIGHT TO MIDNIGHT CALENDAR DAY.

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FOR ADDITIONAL RAINFALL REPORTS CHECK OUT COCORAHS...THE COMMUNITY
COLLABORATIVE RAIN...HAIL...AND SNOW NETWORK. THIS PUBLIC VOLUNTEER
RAIN GAUGE NETWORK IS OPEN TO ANYONE WILLING TO MEASURE AND REPORT
PRECIPITATION. GO TO THE COCORAHS WEBSITE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND
TO SIGN UP. HTTP://WWW.COCORAHS.ORG

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