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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
106 PM PST MON FEB 1 2016

...JANUARY 2016 CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY FOR BAKERSFIELD AND FRESNO...
...NUMBER OF DAYS WITH LOWS OF 32 DEGREES OR LOWER SO FAR...
...FRESNO REACHED ITS 9TH WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD...

...RAINFALL DEPARTURES...

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

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

RAINFALL
MONTH
 JANUARY 2016...........1.95 INCHES...........4.42 INCHES
 NORMAL JANUARY.........1.16 INCHES...........2.19 INCHES
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML....0.79 INCH.............2.23 INCHES
 PERCENT OF NORMAL.....168.1.................201.8
RAIN SEASON /JULY 1 TO JUNE 30/
 THROUGH JAN 2016.......3.32 INCHES..........10.17 INCHES
 NORMAL THROUGH JAN.....3.24 INCHES...........5.85 INCHES
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML....0.08 INCH.............4.32 INCH
 PERCENT OF NORMAL.....102.5..................173.8
WATER YEAR /OCTOBER 1 TO SEPTEMBER 30/
 THROUGH JAN 2016.......3.28 INCH.............9.62 INCH
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML....0.16 INCH.............5.66 INCH
 PERCENT OF NORMAL.....105.1.................170.0

TEMPERATURE
AVERAGE HIGH
 JANUARY 2016...........61.1..................57.7
 NORMAL JANUARY.........56.2..................54.8
 DEPARTURE...............4.9...................2.9
 HIGHEST..................73....................63
 DATE...................22ND...........20TH...26TH
AVERAGE LOW
 JANUARY 2016...........42.5..................42.4
 NORMAL JANUARY.........39.3..................38.3
 DEPARTURE...............3.2...................4.1
 LOWEST...................27....................29
 DATE....................1ST...................1ST
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
 JANUARY 2016...........51.8..................50.0
 NORMAL JANUARY.........47.8..................46.6
 DEPARTURE...............4.0...................3.4

&&

RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN IN DECEMBER

BAKERSFIELD

31ST...RECORD DAILY HIGH PRECIPITATION OF 0.93 INCH REACHED...OLD WAS
0.76 INCH SET FOR THE DATE BACK IN 1945.

BAKERSFIELD REACHED ITS 15TH WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD. TOP 10 WETTEST
JANUARY MONTHLY TOTAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS/YEARS:

1ST...3.90 INCHES/1999
2ND...3.84 INCHES/1933
3RD...3.24 INCHES/1914
4TH...3.06 INCHES/1916
5TH...2.87 INCHES/1943
6TH...2.60 INCHES/1980
7TH...2.51 INCHES/2005
8TH...2.50 INCHES/1895
9TH...2.47 INCHES/1947
10TH...2.33 INCHES/1993
*15TH...1.95 INCHES/2016*

FRESNO

31ST...RECORD DAILY HIGH PRECIPITATION OF 0.98 INCH REACHED...OLD WAS
0.96 INCH SET FOR THE DATE BACK IN 1963.

FRESNO REACHED ITS 9TH WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD AT 4.42 INCHES. TOP 10
WETTEST JANUARY MONTHLY TOTAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS/YEARS:

1ST...8.56 INCHES/1969
2ND...5.89 INCHES/1940
3RD...5.42 INCHES/1995
4TH...5.18 INCHES/1993
5TH...5.17 INCHES/1916
6TH...5.14 INCHES/1983
7TH...4.94 INCHES/1914
8TH...4.44 INCHES/1909
*9TH...4.42 INCHES/2016*
10TH...4.23 INCHES/1911

&&

NUMBER OF DAYS WITH LOWS OF 32 DEGREES OR LOWER SO FAR

        BAKERSFIELD       FRESNO

NOVEMBER      1              1
DECEMBER      6             10
JANUARY       1              1
TOTAL         8             12
NORMAL       12             13

FIRST DATES OF MINIMUM TEMPERATURE WITH 32 DEGREES OR LOWER

BAKERSFIELD...NORMAL...DEC 3RD. ACTUAL...NOV 30TH
FRESNO........NORMAL...DEC 2ND. ACTUAL...NOV 29TH

&&

RAINFALL DEPARTURES

                                   BAKERSFIELD       FRESNO

LAST MONTH.......ACTUAL.............1.95 INCHES.......4.42 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............1.16 INCHES.......2.19 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE..........0.79 INCH.........2.23 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....168.1..............201.8

LAST 3 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............3.14 INCHES.......9.13 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............2.82 INCHES.......5.03 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE..........0.32 INCH.........4.10 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....111.3.............181.5

LAST 6 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............3.28 INCHES.......9.74 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............3.24 INCHES.......5.84 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE..........0.04 INCH.........3.89 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....101.2..............166.8

LAST 12 MONTHS...ACTUAL.............5.25 INCHES......13.19 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............6.47 INCHES......11.50 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-1.22 INCHES.......1.69 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......81.1.............114.7

SINCE JAN 1ST....ACTUAL.............1.95 INCHES.......4.42 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............1.16 INCHES.......2.19 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE..........0.79 INCH.........2.23 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL.....168.1.............201.8

&&

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OCHS/ROWE

WEATHER.GOV/HANFORD


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