Record Report
Issued by NWS Phoenix, AZ

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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PHOENIX AZ
140 AM MST SAT MAY 16 2015

...NEW CLIMATE RECORDS FOR MAY 15 IN BOTH PHOENIX AND YUMA AZ...


...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL SET AT PHOENIX AZ...

RECORD RAINFALL OF 0.93 INCH(ES) WAS OBSERVED AT PHOENIX AZ YESTERDAY.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.11 SET IN 1953. THIS RAINFALL AMOUNT
ALSO SETS MAY 15 2015 AS THE ALL-TIME WETTEST DAY IN MAY ON RECORD.
THE PREVIOUS WETTEST DAY IN MAY WAS MAY 4 1976 WITH 0.91 INCH(ES).


...RECORD DAILY MAXIMUM RAINFALL SET AT YUMA AZ...

RECORD RAINFALL OF 0.31 INCH(ES) WAS OBSERVED AT YUMA AZ YESTERDAY.
THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 0.05 SET IN 1993.


...RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE SET AT YUMA AZ...

A RECORD LOW MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE WAS SET AT YUMA AZ YESTERDAY WITH A HIGH
TEMPERATURE OF ONLY 69 DEGREES. THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 75 DEGREES
SET IN 1894.


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NOLTE


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