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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service HANFORD CA
1100 PM PDT Mon May 1 2017

...APRIL 2017 CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY FOR BAKERSFIELD AND FRESNO...

...Rainfall Departures...

   Note...Data are provisional and subject to revision by the
   National Centers for Environmental Information.

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

Rainfall Month
Apr 2017..............0.17 Inch.............3.42 Inches
Normal Apr............0.52 Inch.............0.95 Inch
Departure from Nrml..-0.35 Inch.............2.47 Inches
Percent of Normal.....32.7.................360.0

Rain Season (July 1 thru June 30)
Through Apr 2017.......7.76 Inches..........17.08 Inches
Normal Through Apr.....6.21 Inches..........10.86 Inches
Departure from Nrml....1.55 Inches...........6.22 Inches
Percent of Normal.....125.0.................157.3

Water Year /October 1 TO September 30/
Through Apr 2017.......7.76 Inches..........17.08 Inches
Departure from Nrml....1.67 Inches...........6.41 Inches
Percent of Normal.....127.4.................160.1

Temperature Average High
Apr 2017...............78.4..................73.8
Normal Apr.............75.0..................74.6
Departure...............3.4..................-0.8
Highest..................90....................84
Date....................5th..................30th
Average Low
Apr 2017...............51.1..................50.3
Normal Apr.............50.2..................49.4
Departure...............0.9...................0.9
Lowest...................40....................39
Date....................9th...................9th
Average Temperature
Apr 2017...............64.8..................62.1
Normal Apr.............62.6..................62.0
Departure...............2.2...................0.1


&&

Number of Days with Minimum Temperature of 32 degrees or lower
(final for season, or Nov-Apr)

             Bakersfield      Fresno

Nov 2016............0..............0
Nov Average.........1..............1
Dec 2016............3..............8
Dec Average.........6..............6
Jan 2017............0..............2
Jan Average.........5..............6
Feb 2017............0..............1
Feb Average.........1..............2
Mar 2017............0..............0
Mar Average.........0..............0
Apr 2017............0..............0
Apr Average.........0..............0

Season total........3.............11
(Nov 2016-Apr 2017)
Season average.....13.............15
(Nov-Apr)

First Date of Minimum Temperature of 32 degrees or lower

Bakersfield...Dec 18th. Average...Dec 3rd.
Fresno........Dec 7th.  Average...Dec 2nd.

Last Date of Minimum Temperature of 32 degrees or lower

Bakersfield...Dec 20th...Average...Feb 8th.
Fresno........Feb 24th...Average...Feb 7th.

&&

Records Tied or Broken in Apr 2017

Bakersfield...

No records set.

Fresno...

13th...Record high rainfall of 2.04 inches set for the date, which
broke the old record of 1.09 inches set for the date in 2012. This
amount is also the highest amount of rainfall on record set for a
calendar day in the month of April since the daily records began
in 1887. The old daily record was 1.81 inches and was last set on
Apr 8, 1926.

&&

Rainfall Departures

                                   Bakersfield       Fresno

Last Month.......Actual.............0.17 Inch.........3.42 Inches
                 Normal.............0.52 Inch.........0.95 Inch
                 Departure.........-0.35 Inch.........2.47 Inches
                 Pct of Normal......32.7.............360.0

Last 3 Months....Actual.............1.97 Inches.......7.02 Inches
                 Normal.............2.97 Inches.......5.01 Inches
                 Departure.........-1.00 Inch.........2.01 Inches
                 Pct of Normal......66.3.............140.1

Last 6 Months....Actual.............7.52 Inches......16.41 Inches
                 Normal.............5.79 Inches......10.04 Inches
                 Departure..........1.73 Inches.......6.37 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....129.9.............163.4

Last 12 Months...Actual.............8.31 Inches......17.43 Inches
                 Normal.............6.47 Inches......11.50 Inches
                 Departure..........1.84 Inches.......5.93 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....128.4.............151.6

Since Jan 1st....Actual.............4.73 Inches......12.52 Inches
                 Normal.............4.13 Inches.......7.20 Inches
                 Departure..........0.60 Inch.........5.32 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....114.5.............173.9

&&


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