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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
850 AM PST Sun Jan 1 2017

...DECEMBER 2016 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
Dec 2016..............2.41 Inches...........2.51 Inches
Normal Dec............1.02 Inches...........1.77 Inches
Departure from Nrml...1.39 Inches...........0.74 Inch
Percent of Normal.....236.3..................141.8

Rain Season (July 1 thru June 30)
Through Dec 2016.......3.03 Inches...........4.56 Inches
Normal Through Dec.....2.08 Inches...........3.66 Inches
Departure from Nrml....0.95 Inch.............0.90 Inch
Percent of Normal.....145.7.................124.6

Water Year /October 1 TO September 30/
Through Dec 2016.......3.03 Inches...........4.56 Inches
Departure from Nrml....1.07 Inches...........1.09 Inches
Percent of Normal.....154.6.................131.4

Temeprature Average High
Dec 2016...............58.8..................55.8
Normal Dec.............56.6..................54.9
Departure...............2.2...................0.9
Highest..................67....................73
Date............10th...14th..................14th
Average Low
Dec 2016...............41.0..................38.5
Normal Dec.............39.0..................38.0
Departure...............2.0...................0.5
Lowest...................30....................30
Date...................20th..................26th*
Average Temperature
Dec 2016...............49.9..................47.1
Normal Dec.............47.8..................46.5
Departure...............2.1...................0.6

*Minimum temperature of 30 degrees also occurred on the 19th and
25th in Fresno.

&&

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

Season total........3..............8
(since Nov 1)
Season average......7..............7
(since Nov 1)

First Date of Minimum Temeprature of 32 degrees or lower

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

&&

Records Tied or Broken in December 2016

Bakersfield...

23rd...Record high daily precipitation of 0.91 inch broke the
record of 0.76 inch for the date last set in 1942.

30th...Record high daily precipitation of 0.44 inch broke the
record of 0.40 inch for the date last set in 1952.

Fresno...
15th...Record high daily precipitation of 1.42 inches broke the
record of 0.76 inch for the date last set in 1957.

&&

Rainfall Departures

                                   Bakersfield       Fresno

Last Month.......Actual.............2.41 Inches.......2.51 Inches
                 Normal.............1.02 Inches.......1.77 Inches
                 Departure..........1.39 Inches.......0.74 Inch
                 Pct of Normal.....236.3.............141.8

Last 3 Months....Actual.............3.03 Inches.......4.56 Inches
                 Normal.............1.96 Inches.......3.47 Inches
                 Departure..........1.07 Inches.......1.09 Inch
                 Pct of Normal.....154.6..............131.4

Last 6 Months....Actual.............3.03 Inches.......4.56 Inches
                 Normal.............2.08 Inches.......3.66 Inches
                 Departure..........0.95 Inch.........0.90 Inch
                 Pct of Normal.....145.7.............124.6

Last 12 Months...Actual.............7.13 Inches......13.65 Inches
                 Normal.............6.47 Inches......11.50 Inches
                 Departure..........0.66 Inch.........2.15 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....110.2.............118.7

Since Jan 1st....Actual.............7.13 Inches......13.65 Inches
                 Normal.............6.47 Inches......11.50 Inches
                 Departure..........0.66 Inch.........2.15 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....110.2.............118.7

&&

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Ochs/Rowe



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