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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY FL
1035 AM EDT SAT SEP 03 2022

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...THE FORT MYERS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

...WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1902 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
ALL-TIME AUGUST RECORD
 HIGH            100   08/04/1942
 LOW              65   08/24/1957
                       08/24/1925

AUGUST 2022
HIGHEST           98   08/20         MM      MM       96  08/19
                                                          08/20
LOWEST            74   08/24         MM      MM       71  08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM    93.6               91.7     1.9     92.2
AVG. MINIMUM    76.8               75.1     1.7     75.8
MEAN            85.2               83.4     1.8     84.0
DAYS MAX >= 90    30               25.2     4.8       27
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 AUGUST RECORD
 MAXIMUM       17.64   1932
 MINIMUM        3.12   1919

AUGUST 2022
TOTALS         10.52              10.43    0.09    10.72
DAILY AVG.      0.34               0.34    0.00     0.35
DAYS >= .01       21               18.4     2.6       24
DAYS >= .10       17               13.7     3.3       15
DAYS >= .50        7                7.6    -0.6        9
DAYS >= 1.00       1                3.6    -2.6        4
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   2.92   08/24 TO 08/24


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 7/1         0                  0       0       MM
COOLING TOTAL    634                570      64      596
 SINCE 1/1      3331               2781     550       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/100    DATE  08/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/250    DATE  08/13

SKY COVER (DOES NOT INCLUDE ANY CLOUDS ABOVE 12000 FEET)
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.22
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             26     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               18     RAIN                      18
LIGHT RAIN               25     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                      4
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REMARKS
THE AUGUST 2022 MONTHLY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 85.2 DEGREES WAS
THE WARMEST AUGUST SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1902. THE PREVIOUS
WARMEST AUGUST HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 84.8 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED IN 1987 AND THE COOLEST AUGUST HAD AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 79.6 DEGREES IN 1906 AND 1904.

THE AUGUST 2022 MONTHLY RAINFALL TOTAL OF 10.52 INCHES RANKS AS
THE 35TH WETTEST/86TH DRIEST AUGUST 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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