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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service HANFORD CA
830 AM PST Wed Feb 1 2017

...JANUARY 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
Jan 2017..............2.76 Inches...........5.50 Inches
Normal Jan............1.16 Inches...........2.19 Inches
Departure from Nrml...1.60 Inches...........3.31 Inches
Percent of Normal....237.9.................251.1

Rain Season (July 1 thru June 30)
Through Jan 2017.......5.79 Inches..........10.06 Inches
Normal Through Jan.....3.24 Inches...........5.85 Inches
Departure from Nrml....2.55 Inches...........4.21 Inches
Percent of Normal.....178.7.................171.9

Water Year /October 1 TO September 30/
Through Jan 2017.......5.79 Inches..........10.06 Inches
Departure from Nrml....2.67 Inches...........4.40 Inches
Percent of Normal.....185.6.................177.7

Temperature Average High
Jan 2017...............58.0..................55.6
Normal Jan.............56.2..................54.8
Departure...............1.8...................0.8
Highest..................76....................71
Date....................8th...................8th
Average Low
Jan 2017...............42.3..................40.5
Normal Jan.............39.3..................38.3
Departure...............3.0...................2.2
Lowest...................34....................30
Date.....17th...27th...28th...................6th
Average Temperature
Jan 2017...............50.1..................48.1
Normal Jan.............47.8..................46.6
Departure...............2.3...................1.5


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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

Season total........3.............10
(since Nov 1)
Season average.....12.............14
(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.

&&

Records Tied or Broken in Jan 2017

Bakersfield...

8th...Record high maximum temperature of 76 degrees was set. This
breaks the old record of 74 degrees set for the date in 1953. A
record high minimum temperature was also set...which broke the old
record of 53 degrees last set for the date in 1941.

12th...Record high daily precipitation of 0.56 inch set...this
broke the old record of 0.27 inch last set for the date in 1997.

Fresno...

7th...Record high rainfall amount of 0.84 inch was set...which
broke the old record of 0.75 inch last set for the date in 1992.

8th...Record high minimum temperature of 56 degrees was set. This
breaks the old record of 53 degrees set for the date in 1953. A
record high daily precipitation of 0.89 inch was reached...which
broke the old record of 0.67 inch last set for the date in 1967.

12th...Record high daily precipitation of 0.85 inch set...which
broke the old record of 0.82 inch last set for the date in 1909.

&&

Rainfall Departures

                                   Bakersfield       Fresno

Last Month.......Actual.............2.76 Inches.......5.50 Inches
                 Normal.............1.16 Inches.......2.19 Inches
                 Departure..........1.60 Inches.......3.31 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....237.9.............251.1

Last 3 Months....Actual.............5.55 Inches.......9.39 Inches
                 Normal.............2.82 Inches.......5.03 Inches
                 Departure..........2.73 Inches.......4.36 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....196.8.............186.7

Last 6 Months....Actual.............5.79 Inches......10.06 Inches
                 Normal.............3.24 Inches.......5.84 Inches
                 Departure..........2.55 Inches.......4.22 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....178.7.............172.2

Last 12 Months...Actual.............7.94 Inches......14.73 Inches
                 Normal.............6.47 Inches......11.50 Inches
                 Departure..........1.47 Inches.......3.23 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....122.7.............128.1

Since Jan 1st....Actual.............2.76 Inches.......5.50 Inches
                 Normal.............1.16 Inches.......2.19 Inches
                 Departure..........1.60 Inches.......3.31 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....237.9.............251.1

&&

$$

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