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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
325 PM PDT WED NOV 5 2014

UPDATED BAKERSFIELD AVERAGE TEMPERATURE

...OCTOBER 2014 CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY FOR BAKERSFIELD AND FRESNO...
...FRESNO HAS ITS WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD...
...BAKERSFIELD HAS ITS EIGHTH WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD...
...100-DEGREE DAYS FOR 2014...
...RAINFALL DEPARTURES...

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

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

RAINFALL
MONTH
OCTOBER 2014............0.64 INCH.............0.50 INCH
 NORMAL OCTOBER.........0.30 INCH.............0.63 INCH
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML....0.34 INCH............-0.13 INCH
 PERCENT OF NORMAL.....213.3..................79.4
RAIN SEASON /JULY 1 TO JUNE 30/
 THROUGH OCT 2014.......0.65 INCH.............0.69 INCH
 NORMAL THROUGH OCT.....0.42 INCH.............0.82 INCH
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML....0.23 INCH............-0.13 INCH
 PERCENT OF NORMAL.....154.8..................84.1

TEMPERATURE
AVERAGE HIGH
 OCTOBER 2014...........84.0..................85.7
 NORMAL OCTOBER.........79.4..................79.5
 DEPARTURE...............4.6...................6.2
 HIGHEST..................97....................98
 DATE....................5TH...................6TH
AVERAGE LOW
 OCTOBER 2014...........58.9..................58.3
 NORMAL OCTOBER.........55.0..................53.0
 DEPARTURE...............3.9...................5.3
 LOWEST...................49....................49
 DATE...................27TH..................27TH
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
 OCTOBER 2014...........71.3..................72.0
 NORMAL OCTOBER.........67.2..................66.2
 DEPARTURE...............4.1...................5.8

&&

RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN IN OCTOBER

BAKERSFIELD

NO TEMPERATURE OR RAINFALL RECORDS WERE BROKEN OR TIED AT
   MEADOWS FIELD...BAKERSFIELD...DURING OCTOBER 2014.

FRESNO

 7TH...RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE OF 97 DEGREES.
       THE OLD RECORD WAS 96 DEGREES...SET IN 1996.
    ...RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE OF 65
       DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 64 DEGREES...SET IN 1983.

 8TH...RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE OF 65
       DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 64 DEGREES...SET IN 1996.

&&

THE 15 WARMEST OCTOBERS ON RECORD
/AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN DEGREES FAHRENHEIT/

          BAKERSFIELD            FRESNO

 1.       75.2...1978           *72.0...2014*
 2.       72.7...1933            71.4...1933
 3.       72.4...2003            70.5...1991
 4.       72.1...1991            70.1...1987
 5.       71.5...1987            69.9...1978
 6.       71.5...1980            69.8...2003
 7.       71.5...1958            69.3...1917
 8.      *71.3...2014*           69.2...1958
 9.       71.2...1977            69.1...2012
10.       71.0...1964            68.7...1999

&&

100-DEGREE DAYS SO FAR

        BAKERSFIELD       FRESNO

MAY           1              2
JUNE          5              6
JULY         19             18
AUGUST       11             15
SEPTEMBER     7              9
OCTOBER       0              0

TOTAL        43             50

&&

RAINFALL DEPARTURES

                                   BAKERSFIELD        FRESNO

LAST MONTH.......ACTUAL.............0.64 INCH.........0.50 INCH
                 NORMAL.............0.30 INCH.........0.63 INCH
                 DEPARTURE..........0.34 INCH........-0.13 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....213.3..............79.4

LAST 3 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............0.65 INCH.........0.68 INCH
                 NORMAL.............0.42 INCH.........0.82 INCH
                 DEPARTURE..........0.23 INCH........-0.14 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....154.8..............82.9

LAST 6 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............0.69 INCH.........0.73 INCH
                 NORMAL.............0.64 INCH.........1.46 INCH
                 DEPARTURE..........0.05 INCH........-0.73 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....107.8..............50.0

LAST 12 MONTHS...ACTUAL.............3.03 INCHES.......5.46 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............6.47 INCHES......11.50 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-3.44 INCHES......-6.04 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......46.8..............47.5

SINCE JAN 1ST....ACTUAL.............1.99 INCH.........4.77 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............4.81 INCHES.......8.66 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-2.82 INCHES......-3.89 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......41.4..............55.1

&&

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