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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
935 AM PDT THU JUN 4 2015

...MAY 2015 CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY FOR BAKERSFIELD AND FRESNO...
...BAKERSFIELD HAS 14TH WETTEST MAY ON RECORD...
...RAINFALL DEPARTURES...

   NOTE...DATA ARE PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO REVISION BY THE
          NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER

........................BAKERSFIELD...........FRESNO

RAINFALL
MONTH
MAY 2015................0.68 INCH.............0.57 INCH
 NORMAL MAY.............0.18 INCH.............0.43 INCH
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML....0.50 INCH.............0.14 INCH
 PERCENT OF NORMAL.....377.8.................132.6
RAIN SEASON /JULY 1 TO JUNE 30/
 THROUGH MAY 2015.......5.30 INCHES...........6.60 INCHES
 NORMAL THROUGH MAY.....6.39 INCHES..........11.29 INCHES
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML...-1.09 INCH............-4.69 INCHES
 PERCENT OF NORMAL......82.9..................58.5
WATER YEAR /OCTOBER 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30/
 THROUGH MAY 2015.......5.29 INCHES...........6.41 INCHES
 NORMAL THROUGH MAY.....6.27 INCHES..........11.10 INCHES
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML...-0.98 INCH............-4.69 INCHES
 PERCENT OF NORMAL......84.4..................57.7

TEMPERATURE
AVERAGE HIGH
 MAY 2015...............82.2..................81.5
 NORMAL MAY.............83.5..................84.1
 DEPARTURE..............-1.3..................-2.6
 HIGHEST.................100....................99
 DATE...................30TH..................30TH
AVERAGE LOW
 MAY 2015...............57.6..................55.5
 NORMAL MAY...,,,.......57.5..................56.2
 DEPARTURE...............0.1..................-0.7
 LOWEST...................51....................50
 DATE...................13TH...16TH............7TH...8TH
                                           ...16TH
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
 MAY 2015...............69.9..................68.5
 NORMAL MAY.............70.5..................70.1
 DEPARTURE..............-0.6..................-1.6

&&

RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN IN MAY

BAKERSFIELD

 1ST...TIED THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE
       OF 67 DEGREES...LAST SET IN 1981.

22ND...RECORD RAINFALL FOR THE DATE OF 0.30 INCH. THE OLD
       RECORD WAS 0.04 INCH...SET IN 1958.

23RD...RECORD RAINFALL FOR THE DATE OF 0.12 INCH. THE OLD
       RECORD WAS 0.08 INCH...SET IN 2008.

FRESNO

NO TEMPERATURE OR RAINFALL RECORDS WERE BROKEN OR TIED AT
   FRESNO-YOSEMITE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT DURING MAY 2015.

&&

FIFTEEN WETTEST MAYS ON RECORD
/AMOUNTS IN INCHES/

          BAKERSFIELD            FRESNO

 1.       2.39...1971            2.88...1906
 2.       2.39...1921            1.97...1900
 3.       1.70...1928            1.69...1883
 4.       1.62...1901            1.65...1990
 5.       1.59...1930            1.62...2005
 6.       1.58...1906            1.58...1905
 7.       1.48...1915            1.56...1957
 8.       1.33...1998            1.44...1892
 9.       1.08...1905            1.43...1884
10.       0.91...1902            1.40...1971
11.       0.88...1958            1.37...1998
12.       0.82...1919            1.30...1994
13.       0.74...2005            1.29...1925
14.      *0.68...2015*           1.22...1931
15.       0.66...1949            1.19...1995

30.       0.30...2006           *0.57...2015*
31.       0.29...1990            0.57...1889

&&

RAINFALL DEPARTURES

                                   BAKERSFIELD        FRESNO

LAST MONTH.......ACTUAL.............0.68 INCH.........0.57 INCH
                 NORMAL.............0.18 INCH.........0.43 INCH
                 DEPARTURE..........0.50 INCH.........0.14 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....377.8.............132.6

LAST 3 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............1.03 INCH.........1.88 INCH
                 NORMAL.............1.91 INCH.........3.41 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-0.88 INCH........-1.53 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL......53.9..............55.1

LAST 6 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............4.64 INCHES.......5.51 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............5.33 INCHES.......9.40 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-0.69 INCH........-3.89 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......87.1..............58.6

LAST 12 MONTHS...ACTUAL.............5.30 INCHES.......6.60 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............6.47 INCHES......11.50 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-1.17 INCH........-4.90 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......81.9..............57.4

SINCE JAN 1ST....ACTUAL.............2.62 INCH.........3.22 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............4.31 INCHES.......7.63 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-1.69 INCH........-4.41 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......60.8..............42.2

&&

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