Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KEY WEST FL
704 PM EDT SUN OCT 02 2022

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...THE KEY WEST CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             95   09/20/2018
                       09/03/2007
                       09/02/1956
 LOW              69   09/17/1985
                       09/30/1945
                       09/02/1898
HIGHEST           92   09/23                          92  09/09
                       09/24
LOWEST            73   09/08                          76  09/14
                                                          09/15
                                                          09/16
AVG. MAXIMUM    88.5               89.0    -0.5     88.2
AVG. MINIMUM    78.3               79.2    -0.9     79.2
MEAN            83.4               84.1    -0.7     83.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     8                9.6    -1.6        7
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)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM       18.45   1963
 MINIMUM        1.71   1961
TOTALS         12.06               7.24    4.82     2.53
DAILY AVG.      0.40               0.24    0.16     0.08
DAYS >= .01       15               15.8    -0.8       15
DAYS >= .10       10               10.2    -0.2        9
DAYS >= .50        6                4.0     2.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00       5                1.9     3.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   5.36   09/26 TO 09/27


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1         0                  0       0        0
COOLING TOTAL    559                573     -14      568
 SINCE 1/1      4054               4009      45     4026
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    55/160    DATE  09/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    79/160    DATE  09/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.27
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     81

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             19     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               22     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      7

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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KEY WEST DAILY RECORDS, SEPTEMBER 2022 AND YEAR-TO-DATE

RECORD                    SEP 2022     2022
======                    ========   ========
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE           2          3
COOL MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE      0          1
WARM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE      0         12
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE           0          0
RAINFALL                      1          1


TOP 10 WETTEST SEPTEMBERS ON RECORD FOR KEY WEST

RANKING    YEAR    TOTAL (IN.)
=======    ====    ===========
   1       1963       18.45
   2       1894       17.29
   3       1890       16.14
   4       1919       14.26
   5       1889       13.87
   6       1948       13.84
   7       1994       13.00
   8       1953       12.27
   9       2020       12.21
  10       2022       12.06

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