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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
913 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...APRIL 2016 CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY FOR BAKERSFIELD AND FRESNO...
...NUMBER OF DAYS WITH LOWS OF 32 DEGREES OR LOWER FROM NOVEMBER 2015
THROUGH APRIL 2016...
...RAINFALL DEPARTURES...

   NOTE...DATA ARE PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO REVISION BY THE
          NATIONAL CENTERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION.

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

RAINFALL
MONTH
 APRIL 2016............0.97 INCH.............1.06 INCHES
 NORMAL APRIL..........0.52 INCH.............0.95 INCH
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML...0.45 INCH.............0.11 INCH
 PERCENT OF NORMAL....186.5.................111.6
RAIN SEASON /JULY 1 TO JUNE 30/
 THROUGH APR 2016.......4.92 INCHES..........14.49 INCHES
 NORMAL THROUGH APR.....6.21 INCHES..........10.86 INCHES
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML...-1.29 INCHES...........3.63 INCHES
 PERCENT OF NORMAL......79.2.................132.8
WATER YEAR /OCTOBER 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30/
 THROUGH APR 2016.......4.88 INCHES..........13.94 INCHES
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML...-1.21 INCHES...........3.27 INCHES
 PERCENT OF NORMAL......80.1.................130.6

TEMPERATURE
AVERAGE HIGH
 APRIL 2016.............79.3..................77.6
 NORMAL APRIL...........75.0..................74.6
 DEPARTURE...............4.3...................3.0
 HIGHEST..................92....................90
 DATE...................18TH...........18TH...19TH
AVERAGE LOW
 APRIL 2016.............54.6..................52.9
 NORMAL APRIL...........50.2..................49.4
 DEPARTURE...............4.4...................3.5
 LOWEST...................46....................46
 DATE...................23RD...........15TH...26TH
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
 APRIL 2016.............66.9..................65.3
 NORMAL APRIL...........62.6..................62.0
 DEPARTURE...............4.3...................3.3

&&

RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN IN APRIL

BAKERSFIELD

19TH...RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 63 DEGREES WAS SET...THE OLD
RECORD WAS 62 DEGREES FOR THE DATE...WHICH WAS SET IN 1938.

FRESNO

7TH...RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 59 DEGREES REACHED. THIS BROKE
THE OLD RECORD OF 58 DEGREES...LAST SET FOR THE DATE IN 1939.


&&

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH LOWS OF 32 DEGREES OR LOWER FROM NOVEMBER 2015
THROUGH APRIL 2016

        BAKERSFIELD       FRESNO

NOVEMBER      1              1
DECEMBER      6             10
JANUARY       1              1
FEBRUARY      0              0
MARCH         0              0
APRIL         0              0
TOTAL         8             12
NORMAL       15             16

FIRST DATES OF MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WITH 32 DEGREES OR LOWER

BAKERSFIELD...NORMAL...DEC 3RD. ACTUAL...NOV 30TH (32 DEGREES)
FRESNO........NORMAL...DEC 2ND. ACTUAL...NOV 29TH (32 DEGREES)

LAST DATES MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 32 DEGREES OR LOWER:

BAKERSFIELD...AVERAGE FEB 8TH. ACTUAL...JAN 1ST (27 DEGREES)
FRESNO...AVERAGE FEB 8TH. ACTUAL...JAN 1ST (29 DEGREES)

&&

RAINFALL DEPARTURES

                                   BAKERSFIELD       FRESNO

LAST MONTH.......ACTUAL.............0.97 INCH.........1.06 INCHES
                 NORMAL...........  0.52 INCH.........0.95 INCH
                 DEPARTURE..........0.45 INCH.........0.11 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....186.5..............111.6

LAST 3 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............1.60 INCHES.......4.32 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............2.97 INCHES.......5.01 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-1.37 INCHES......-0.69 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL......53.9..............86.2

LAST 6 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............4.74 INCHES......13.45 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............5.79 INCHES......10.04 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-1.05 INCHES.......3.41 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......81.9.............134.0

LAST 12 MONTHS...ACTUAL.............5.60 INCHES......15.07 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............6.47 INCHES......11.50 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-0.87 INCH.........3.57 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......86.6.............131.0

SINCE JAN 1ST....ACTUAL.............3.55 INCHES.......8.74 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............4.13 INCHES.......7.20 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-0.68 INCH.........1.54 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......86.0.............121.4

&&

$$

OCHS/ROWE

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD



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