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Record Report

Statement as of 7:51 AM PDT on August 01, 2014


... Record high minimum temperature at Bakersfield on July 31...
... Airport-specific record high temperature at Hanford on July 31...
... Airport-specific record high temperature at Madera on July 31...
... Airport-specific record high temperature at Merced on July 31...

The low temperature at Meadows Field... Bakersfield... on July 31st
was 81 degrees. This broke the old record high minimum temperature
for the date of 79 degrees set in 1982.

... Airport-specific records for July 31st...

The high temperature at Hanford Municipal Airport on July 31st was
106 degrees. This broke the old record of 103 degrees set in 2005.

The high temperature at Madera Municipal Airport on July 31st was
105 degrees. This broke the old record of 103 degrees set in 2005.

The high temperature at Merced regional Airport on July 31st was
105 degrees. This broke the old record of 103 degrees set in 2012.


* The automated stations at the Hanford... Madera and Merced
airports are not the official climate sites for their
respective cities. Records at these airports only date back
to the commissioning of the automated stations in 1998
/Hanford in February and Madera and Merced in September/...
the Airport readings should not be used as the official
records for these cities.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:50 PM PDT on August 01, 2014


... July 2014 climatological summary for Bakersfield and Fresno...
... Fresno has its fifth warmest July on record...
... Bakersfield ties its ninth warmest July on record...
... The 10 warmest July/S on record...
... 100-degree days so far...
... Rainfall departures...

   note... data are provisional and subject to revision by the
          National climatic data center

... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... Bakersfield... ... ... ..Fresno

Rainfall
month
July 2014... ... ... ... ... trace... ... ... ... ... ..0.01 inch
normal July... ... ... ... trace... ... ... ... ... ..0.01 inch
departure from normal..0... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0
percent of normal... ... 100.0... ... ... ... ... ..100.0
rain season /July 1 to June 30/
through July 2014... ... trace... ... ... ... ... ..0.01 inch
normal through July... .trace... ... ... ... ... ..0.01 inch
departure from normal..0... ... ... ... ... ... ... 0
percent of normal... ... 100.0... ... ... ... ... ..100.00

Temperature
average high
July 2014... ... ... ... .100.0... ... ... ... ... ..101.2
normal July... ... ... ... 97.1... ... ... ... ... ... 98.4
departure... ... ... ... ... 2.9... ... ... ... ... ... .2.8
highest... ... ... ... ... ..108... ... ... ... ... ... .108
date... ... ... ... ... ... ..8th... ... ... ... ... ... .8th... 27th
                                           ... 31st
average low
July 2014... ... ... ... ..74.6... ... ... ... ... ... 72.6
normal July... ... ... ... 70.5... ... ... ... ... ... 67.6
departure... ... ... ... ... 4.1... ... ... ... ... ... .5.0
lowest... ... ... ... ... ... .66... ... ... ... ... ... ..66
date... ... ... ... ... ... .23rd... ... ... ... ... ... 12th
average temperature
July 2014... ... ... ... ..87.3... ... ... ... ... ... 86.9
normal July... ... ... ... 83.8... ... ... ... ... ... 83.0
departure... ... ... ... ... 3.5... ... ... ... ... ... .3.9

&&

Records tied or broken in July

Bakersfield

14th... record high minimum temperature for the date of 83 degrees.
       The old record was 81 degrees... set in 1972.

28th... tied the record rainfall for the date of a trace... last set
       in 1968.

30th... tied the record high minimum temperature for the date of
       82 degrees... last set in 1980.

31st... record high minimum temperature for the date of 81 degrees.
       The old record was 79 degrees... set in 1982.


Fresno

7th... tied the record high minimum temperature for the date of
       76 degrees... last set in 1936.

16th... tied the record high minimum temperature for the date of 81
       degrees... last set in 1984.

19th... record rainfall for the date of 0.01 inch. The old record
       was a trace... set in 2012.

&&

The 10 warmest July/S on record

          Bakersfield Fresno

1. 89.7... 1931 87.8... 2006
2. 88.8... 1908 87.6... 1931
3. 88.3... 1933 87.1... 2013
4. 88.2... 1970 87.0... 1984
5. 87.9... 2006 *86.9... 2014*
6. 87.6... 2013 86.8... 2005
7. 87.6... 2005 86.5... 2003
8. 87.4... 2003 86.5... 1908
9. *87.3... 2014* 86.1... 1906
10. 87.3... 1910 86.0... 1917

&&

100-degree days so far

        Bakersfield Fresno

May 1 2
June 5 6
July 19 18

Total 25 26

&&

Rainfall departures

                                   Bakersfield Fresno

Last month... ... .actual... ... ... ... .Trace... ... ... ... .0.01 inch
                 normal... ... ... ... .Trace... ... ... ... .0.01 inch
                 departure... ... ... .0... ... ... ... ... ..0
                 pct of normal... ..100.0... ... ... ... .100.0

Last 3 months... .actual... ... ... ... .0.04 inch... ... ... 0.05 inch
                 normal... ... ... ... .0.26 inch... ... ... 0.65 inch
                 departure... ... ... -0.22 inch... ... ..-0.60 inch
                 pct of normal... ... 15.4... ... ... ... ... 7.7

Last 6 months... .actual... ... ... ... .1.22 inch... ... ... 3.52 inches
                 normal... ... ... ... .3.23 inches... ... .5.66 inches
                 departure... ... ... -2.01 inches... ... -2.14 inches
                 pct of normal... ... 37.8... ... ... ... ..62.2

Last 12 months... actual... ... ... ... .2.41 inches... ... .4.82 inches
                 normal... ... ... ... .6.47 inches... ... 11.50 inches
                 departure... ... ... -4.06 inches... ... -6.68 inches
                 pct of normal... ... 48.4... ... ... ... ..41.9

Since Jan 1st... .actual... ... ... ... .1.34 inch... ... ... 4.09 inches
                 normal... ... ... ... .4.39 inches... ... .7.85 inches
                 departure... ... ... -3.05 inches... ... -3.76 inches
                 pct of normal... ... 30.5... ... ... ... ..52.1

&&


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