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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service HANFORD CA
816 AM PDT Sun Oct 1 2017

...SEPTEMBER 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
Sep 2017..............0.52 Inch..............0.16 Inch
Normal Sep............0.08 Inch..............0.17 Inch
Departure from Nrml...0.44 Inch.............-0.02 Inch
Percent of Normal....650.0...................94.1

Rain Season (July 1 thru June 30)
Through Sep 2017.......0.52 Inch.............0.16 Inch
Normal Through Sep.....0.12 Inch.............0.19 Inch
Departure from Nrml....0.40 Inch............-0.03 Inch
Percent of Normal.....433.3..................84.2

Water Year /October 1 TO September 30/
Through Sep 2017.......8.34 Inches..........17.36 Inches
Departure from Nrml....6.47 Inches..........11.50 Inches
Percent of Normal.....128.9.................151.0

Temperature Average High
Sep 2017...............91.7..................90.1
Normal Sep.............90.1..................91.1
Departure...............1.6..................-1.0
Highest.................111...................109
Date...............2nd, 3rd...................2nd
Average Low
Sep 2017...............66.9..................64.2
Normal Sep.............64.1..................61.6
Departure...............2.8...................2.6
Lowest...................52....................51
Date...................22nd..................23rd
Average Temperature
Sep 2017...............79.3..................77.2
Normal Sep.............77.0..................76.3
Departure...............2.3...................0.9


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Number of Days of Highs 100 Degrees or Higher

                  Bakersfield       Fresno
May 2017               3               1
May Normal             1               1
Jun 2017              10               9
Jun Normal             5               6
Jul 2017              28              24
Jul Normal            13              14
Aug 2017              21              15
Aug Normal            10              11
Sep 2017               5               4
Sep Normal             4               4
Total
(May-Sep)             67              53
Total Normal
(May-Sep)             33              36

Normal - based on 1981-2010 averages

&&

Records Tied or Broken in Sep 2017

Bakersfield...

1st...Record high maximum temperature reached at 108 degrees,
which breaks the old record of 107 degrees last set in 1902.
Record high minimum temperature of 82 degrees reached, which
breaks the old record of 79 degrees last set in 2007.

2nd...Record high maximum temperature reached at 111 degrees,
which breaks the old record of 110 degrees last set in 1955.

3rd...Record high minimum temperature of 81 degrees reached,
which breaks the old record of 78 degrees last set in 1985.

4th...Record high minimum temperature of 81 degrees reached,
which breaks the old record of 77 degrees last set in 1950.

5th...Record high minimum temperature of 77 degrees reached,
which breaks the old record of 75 degrees last set in 1997.

10th...Record high minimum temperature of 75 degrees reached,
which ties the record last set for the date in 2015.

11th...Last triple digit high temperature of the month. Total
for this year is 67, which ties for the second highest on
record for a calendar year (also set in 1939).

12th...Record high minimum temperature of 75 degrees reached,
which ties the record last set for the date in 2015.

13th...Record high daily rainfall of 0.50 inch reached, which
breaks the old record of 0.02 inch last set in 1908.

21st...Record low maximum temperature of 73 degrees reached,
which ties the record last set for the date in 1910.

Fresno

1st...Record high maximum temperature reached at 107 degrees,
which ties the record last set for the date in 1888. Record
high minimum temperature of 77 degrees reached, which breaks
the old record of 76 degrees last set in 2007.

2nd...Record high maximum temperature reached at 109 degrees,
which breaks the old record of 108 degrees last set in 1955.

3rd...Record high minimum temperature of 79 degrees reached,
which breaks the old record of 77 degrees last set in 2003.

4th...Record high minimum temperature of 80 degrees reached,
which breaks the old record of 75 degrees last set in 1998.
Also, the last triple digit high temperature of the month.
Total for this year is 53, which ties for the tenth highest
for a calendar year on record (also set in 1945).

5th...Record high minimum temperature of 75 degrees reached,
which breaks the old record of 73 degrees last set in 1991.

21st...Record low maximum temperature of 71 degrees reached,
which breaks the old record of 72 degrees last set in 1945.

&&

Rainfall Departures

                                   Bakersfield       Fresno

Last Month.......Actual.............0.52 Inch.........0.16 Inch
                 Normal.............0.08 Inch.........0.17 Inch
                 Departure.........-0.44 Inch........-0.01 Inch
                 Pct of Normal.....650.0..............94.1

Last 3 Months....Actual.............0.52 Inch.........0.16 Inch
                 Normal.............0.12 Inch.........0.19 Inch
                 Departure..........0.40 Inch........-0.03 Inch
                 Pct of Normal.....433.3..............84.2

Last 6 Months....Actual.............0.93 Inches.......3.70 Inches
                 Normal.............0.90 Inches.......1.78 Inches
                 Departure..........0.03 Inch.........1.92 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....103.3.............207.9

Last 12 Months...Actual.............8.34 Inches......17.36 Inches
                 Normal.............6.47 Inches......11.50 Inches
                 Departure..........1.77 Inches.......5.86 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....128.9.............151.0

Since Jan 1st....Actual.............5.31 Inches......12.80 Inches
                 Normal.............4.51 Inches.......8.03 Inches
                 Departure..........0.80 Inch.........4.77 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....117.7.............159.4

&&


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