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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service HANFORD CA
847 AM PST Wed Mar 1 2017

...FEBRUARY 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
Feb 2017..............1.46 Inches...........2.52 Inches
Normal Feb............1.24 Inches...........2.03 Inches
Departure from Nrml...0.22 Inch.............0.49 Inch
Percent of Normal....117.4.................124.1

Rain Season (July 1 thru June 30)
Through Feb 2017.......7.25 Inches..........12.58 Inches
Normal Through Feb.....4.48 Inches...........7.88 Inches
Departure from Nrml....2.55 Inches...........4.70 Inches
Percent of Normal.....161.2.................159.6

Water Year /October 1 TO September 30/
Through Feb 2017.......7.25 Inches..........12.58 Inches
Departure from Nrml....2.89 Inches...........4.89 Inches
Percent of Normal.....166.3.................163.6

Temperature Average High
Feb 2017...............64.8..................61.7
Normal Feb.............62.8..................61.6
Departure...............2.0...................0.1
Highest..................75....................73
Date...................15th..................15th
Average Low
Feb 2017...............47.1..................46.1
Normal Feb.............42.3..................41.5
Departure...............4.8...................4.6
Lowest...................33....................31
Date...................25th..................24th
Average Temperature
Feb 2017...............55.9..................53.9
Normal Feb.............52.6..................51.5
Departure...............3.3...................2.4


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Number of Days with Minimum Temperature of 32 degrees or lower

             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

Season total........3.............11
(since Nov 1)
Season average.....13.............16
(since Nov 1)

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...Average...Feb 8th.
Fresno........Average...Feb 7th.

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Records Tied or Broken in Feb 2017

Bakersfield...

8th...Record high minimum temperature of 55 degrees set. Old
record was 53 degrees last set for the date in 1963.

10th...Record high minimum temperature of 56 degrees set. Old
record was 54 degrees last set for the date in 1973.

Fresno...

3rd...Record high minimum temperature of 51 degrees set. Old
record was 50 degrees, which was last set for the date in 1995.

8th...Record high minimum temperature of 59 degrees set. Old record
was 56 degrees, which was last set for the date in 2015.

9th...Record high minimum temperature of 57 degrees set. Old record
was 56 degrees, which was last set for the date in 1987.

17th...Record high daily precipitation of 0.73 inch set. Old record
for the date was 0.58 inch in 1941.



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Rainfall Departures

                                   Bakersfield       Fresno

Last Month.......Actual.............1.46 Inches.......2.52 Inches
                 Normal.............1.24 Inches.......2.03 Inches
                 Departure..........0.22 Inch.........0.49 Inch
                 Pct of Normal.....117.7.............124.1

Last 3 Months....Actual.............6.63 Inches......10.53 Inches
                 Normal.............3.42 Inches.......5.99 Inches
                 Departure..........3.21 Inches.......4.54 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....193.9.............175.8

Last 6 Months....Actual.............7.25 Inches......12.58 Inches
                 Normal.............4.36 Inches.......7.69 Inches
                 Departure..........2.89 Inches.......4.89 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....166.3.............163.6

Last 12 Months...Actual.............9.22 Inches......16.92 Inches
                 Normal.............6.47 Inches......11.50 Inches
                 Departure..........2.75 Inches.......5.42 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....142.5.............147.1

Since Jan 1st....Actual.............4.22 Inches.......7.08 Inches
                 Normal.............2.40 Inches.......4.42 Inches
                 Departure..........1.82 Inches.......2.66 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....175.8.............160.2

&&

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