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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
510 PDT SUN MAR 29 2015

...SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA WEATHER SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 2015...

FEBRUARY 2015 WAS VERY DRY ACROSS THE REGION. RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH
AVERAGED 10 TO 25 PERCENT OF NORMAL FOR MUCH OF THE FORECAST
AREA...EXCEPT 50 TO 80 PERCENT OF NORMAL ACROSS MUCH OF SAN LUIS
OBISPO COUNTY.

IT WAS A VERY WARM FEBRUARY...WITH TEMPERATURES GENERALLY 3 TO 7
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...EXCEPT MORE THAN 10 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL IN
THE MOUNTAINS. IN MOST LOCATIONS...IT WAS ONE OF THE WARMEST IF NOT
WARMEST FEBRUARIES ON RECORD. TABLES INDICATING HOW THIS FEBRUARY
COMPARED TO THE WARMEST FEBRUARY AT SELECTED STATIONS FOLLOW THE
CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH.

SOME OF THE MORE SIGNIFICANT WEATHER EVENTS OF THE MONTH ARE LISTED
IMMEDIATELY BELOW...FOLLOWED BY DAILY TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
RECORDS.

UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE BROUGHT DRY WEATHER TO THE REGION FROM THE
1ST THROUGH THE 5TH. TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY WELL ABOVE NORMAL
IN MOST AREAS...ESPECIALLY MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES. HIGHS WERE MOSTLY
IN THE 70S ON THE COASTAL PLAIN AND IN THE ANTELOPE VALLEY...AND IN
THE MID 70S TO MID 80S IN THE VALLEYS. HIGHS AT THE COOLEST BEACHES
AND IN THE MOUNTAINS WERE MOSTLY IN THE MID 60S TO LOWER 70S DURING
THIS TIME.

ON THE 6TH...SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT AHEAD OF AN UPPER LOW OFF THE
COAST OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST BEGAN TO TRANSPORT SOME SUBTROPICAL
MOISTURE INTO THE REGION. A BAND OF RAIN PUSHED INTO SAN LUIS OBISPO
COUNTY DURING THE LATE EVENING HOURS ON THE 6TH. A BAND OF HEAVY RAIN
AFFECTED NORTHWESTERN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY DURING THE MORNING
HOURS ON THE 7TH. SOME RAIN SPREAD INTO SANTA BARBARA AND VENTURA
COUNTIES ON THE 7TH...WHILE LOS ANGELES COUNTY RECEIVED JUST SOME
OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN.

AFTER A SLIGHT LULL LATE ON THE 7TH...ANOTHER UPPER LEVEL IMPULSE
AND ASSOCIATED SURFACE FRONT BROUGHT MORE RAIN TO THE REGION ON THE
8TH...MAINLY TO SAN LUIS OBISPO AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES. RAIN
ENDED IN ALL AREAS BY THE EVENING HOURS ON THE 8TH.

BY FAR...RAINFALL TOTALS FROM FROM THESE SYSTEMS WERE HIGHEST ACROSS
NORTHWESTERN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY...WITH A SHARP RAINFALL GRADIENT
TO THE SOUTH AND EAST. SOME RAINFALL TOTALS FROM LATE ON THE 6TH
THROUGH THE 8TH INCLUDED 6.85 INCHES AT ROCKY BUTTE...4.33 INCHES AT
UPPER TORO CREEK...3.76 INCHES AT LAS TABLAS...2.44 INCHES AT BLACK
MOUNTAIN...2.36 INCHES AT SANTA MARGARITA...2.17 INCHES AT WEST BIG
PINE AND SALINAS DAM...2.15 INCHES AT BRANCH MOUNTAIN...2.06 INCHES
AT SAN LUIS OBISPO CAL POLY...1.82 INCHES AT REFUGIO...1.71 INCHES
AT PASO ROBLES AIRPORT...1.69 INCHES AT ATASCADERO...1.57 INCHES AT
BALD MOUNTAIN AND GAVIOTA...1.51 INCHES AT LAKE LOPEZ...1.49 INCHES
AT SAN LUIS OBISPO AIRPORT...1.33 INCHES AT MARIA YGNACIO RIDGE...
1.23 INCHES AT SAN MARCOS PASS...1.14 INCHES AT EL DESEO RANCH AND
AT WHITE LEDGE PEAK...1.10 INCHES AT TWITCHELL DAM...0.99 INCHES AT
SHANDON...0.95 INCHES AT MORRO BAY...0.91 INCHES AT MONTECITO
HILLS...0.87 INCHES AT THE KTYD TOWER...0.71 INCHES AT STATION
CANYON AND IN NIPOMO...0.67 INCHES AT PISMO BEACH AND AT NORDHOFF
RIDGE...0.66 INCHES AT STEWART CANYON AND AT SAN LUIS OBISPO
HARBOR...0.65 INCHES IN THE CITY OF SANTA BARBARA...0.61 INCHES AT
SANTA YNEZ AIRPORT...0.59 INCHES AT OLD MAN MOUNTAIN...0.58 INCHES
AT SANTA BARBARA AIRPORT...AT MATILIJA DAM...AND IN SOLVANG...0.51
INCHES IN BUELLTON AND IN OJAI...0.44 INCHES IN FILLMORE...0.39
INCHES AT SANTA MARIA AIRPORT...0.35 INCHES IN CAMBRIA...0.31 INCHES
AT LA CONCHITA...0.30 INCHES IN LOMPOC...0.27 INCHES IN
SATICOY...0.24 INCHES AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN
OXNARD...0.23 INCHES AT LA PANZA...0.20 INCHES ON THE CARRIZO
PLAIN...0.19 INCHES IN NEW CUYAMA AND AT EATON DAM...0.16 INCHES AT
CAMARILLO AIRPORT...0.15 INCHES IN PASADENA....0.12 INCHES IN AGOURA
HILLS...0.08 INCHES IN NORTHRIDGE AND IN CANOGA PARK...0.05 INCHES
IN WOODLAND HILLS...0.04 INCHES AT VAN NUYS AIRPORT...0.03 INCHES IN
BEVERLY HILLS...AND 0.02 INCHES AT BURBANK AIRPORT AND IN DOWNTOWN
LOS ANGELES.

AS THE UPPER LOW MOVED EAST OF THE REGION...WARMING TOOK PLACE ON
THE 9TH...THEN VERY WARM AND DRY WEATHER PERSISTED ACROSS THE REGION
FROM THE 10TH THROUGH THE 15TH. HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE MOSTLY IN THE
UPPER 70S AND 80S IN COASTAL AND VALLEY AREAS...IN THE 70S IN THE
ANTELOPE VALLEY AND IN THE MID 60S TO MID 70S AT LOWER ELEVATIONS IN
THE MOUNTAINS. SOME HIGH TEMPERATURES DURING THIS STRETCH INCLUDED
90 DEGREES AT FILLMORE ON THE 13TH...89 DEGREES WOODLAND HILLS AND
AT LONG BEACH AIRPORT ON THE 13TH...AT SAN GABRIEL ON THE 12TH...AT
HAWTHORNE AIRPORT ON THE 11TH AND 13TH...88 DEGREES IN DOWNTOWN LOS
ANGELES...AT NORTHRIDGE...IN PASADENA...IN SIMI VALLEY AND IN THE
CITY OF SANTA BARBARA ON THE 13TH...AND AT LOMPOC ON THE 12TH...AND
87 DEGREES AT CAMARILLO AIRPORT ON THE 13TH.

GUSTY SANTA ANA WINDS AFFECTED MUCH OF LOS ANGELES AND VENTURA
COUNTIES AT TIMES FROM THE 10TH THROUGH THE 12TH...WITH THE PEAK OF
THE WINDS IN MOST AREAS ON THE 11TH. SOME PEAK WIND GUSTS INCLUDED
62 MPH AT WILEY RIDGE...51 MPH AT MALIBU HILLS...IN SAUGUS AND AT
CAMARILLO AIRPORT...48 MPH  AT MILL CREEK AND AT WARM SPRINGS...47
MPH AT CHILAO AND AT NEWHALL PASS...46 MPH AT CAMP NINE...45 MPH AT
TOPANGA AND AT BONEY MOUNTAIN...40 MPH AT OXNARD AIRPORT AND AT DEL
VALLE...38 MPH AT CHEESEBORO...AND 36 MPH AT POINT MUGU NAS.

A RETURN TO ONSHORE FLOW AND NIGHT THROUGH MORNING STRATUS BROUGHT
SOME COOLING TO COASTAL AND VALLEY AREAS ON THE 16TH AND 17TH...
WHILE WARMING OCCURRED IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS ON THE 16TH...
WITH SOME COOLING THERE ON THE 17TH. ON THE 18TH AND 19TH...
TEMPERATURES WERE GENERALLY ABOVE NORMAL IN MOST AREAS...ESPECIALLY
SO IN THE MOUNTAINS AND DESERTS.

GRADUAL COOLING OCCURRED ACROSS THE REGION ON THE 20TH AND 21ST.
COOLING WAS MOST PRONOUNCED WEST OF THE MOUNTAINS AS A DEEPENING
MARINE LAYER AND ONSHORE FLOW CAUSE NIGHT THROUGH MORNING LOW CLOUDS
TO PUSH INTO MOST COASTAL AND VALLEY AREAS.

AN UPPER LEVEL LOW DEVELOPED OVER NEVADA LATE ON THE 21ST...AND
THEN THIS SYSTEM MOVED WESTWARD INTO CALIFORNIA ON THE 22ND.
AS THIS HAPPENED...A WEAK UPPER LOW OFF THE COAST OF BAJA WAS PULLED
NORTHWARD INTO THIS SYSTEM. INCREASINGLY MOIST CYCLONIC FLOW AND
INSTABILITY CAUSED SOME SHOWER ACTIVITY ACROSS MUCH OF THE REGION ON
THE 22ND INTO THE VERY EARLY MORNING HOURS ON THE 23RD...WITH THE
HEAVIEST RAINFALL ACROSS LOS ANGELES AND EASTERN VENTURA COUNTIES.
ANOTHER IMPULSE ROTATING INTO THE REGION BROUGHT SOME ADDITIONAL
SHOWER AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY DURING THE LATE MORNING
THROUGH EARLY EVENING HOURS ON THE 23RD...ESPECIALLY TO VENTURA AND
LOS ANGELES COUNTIES. THERE WERE MANY REPORTS OF SMALL HAIL OR
GRAUPEL THAT AFTERNOON.

SHOWERS ENDED IN MOST AREAS BY LATE EVENING ON THE 23RD. SOME
RAINFALL TOTALS FROM THE 22ND THROUGH THE 23RD INCLUDED 3.15 INCHES
AT CLEAR CREEK...2.86 INCHES AT MOUNT WILSON...2.80 INCHES AT CAMP
HI HILL...2.71 INCHES AT OPIDS CAMP....1.97 INCHES AT SAN GABRIEL
DAM...1.85 INCHES AT MOUNT BALDY...1.79 INCHES AT TANBARK...1.70
INCHES AT CLAREMONT...1.66 INCHES AT WEST FORK HELIPORT...1.62
INCHES AT CRYSTAL LAKE...1.44 INCHES AT SAN ANTONIO DAM...1.42
INCHES AT INSPIRATION POINT...1.35 INCHES IN PASADENA...1.18 INCHES
AT SANTA FE DAM...1.17 INCHES IN SIERRA MADRE...1.07 INCHES IN LA
VERNE...1.01 INCHES IN WARM SPRINGS...0.95 INCHES AT SISAR
PEAK...0.91 INCHES AT PACOIMA DAM...0.87 INCHES AT HOPPER
CANYON...0.83 INCHES AT BALD MOUNTAIN...0.76 INCHES AT MATILIJA
DAM...0.74 INCHES AT REFUGIO PASS...0.73 INCHES IN LAKE
PALMDALE...0.70 INCHES IN DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES AND IN SIMI
VALLEY...0.65 INCHES IN ALHAMBRA....0.64 INCHES AT THE KTYD
TOWER...0.63 INCHES AT WHITE LEDGE PEAK...0.62 INCHES AT BRANCH
MOUNTAIN...0.61 INCHES IN PIRU...0.59 INCHES IN REDONDO BEACH...0.57
INCHES IN MOORPARK...0.56 INCHES IN BEL AIR...0.55 INCHES IN
VALYERMO...0.51 INCHES IN NEWHALL...0.50 INCHES AT THE GETTY CENTER
AND IN BEVERLY HILLS...0.48 INCHES IN POMONA...0.46 INCHES AT
BURBANK AIRPORT...0.43 INCHES IN MONTECITO HILLS...0.42 INCHES IN
SAUGUS AND IN LOS ALAMOS...0.41 INCHES IN POPPY PARK AND IN OJAI...
0.39 INCHES AT LANCASTER AIRPORT...0.38 INCHES IN SOUTH GATE AND AT
PALMDALE AIRPORT...0.37 INCHES IN GAVIOTA...AT ACTON...AND AT VAN
NUYS AIRPORT...0.36 INCHES IN WHITTIER AND IN VENTURA...0.34 INCHES
ON THE CARRIZO PLAIN...0.33 INCHES IN NORTHRIDGE...0.32 INCHES AT
HAWTHORNE AIRPORT...AT PASO ROBLES AIRPORT...AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN OXNARD...AND AT CAMARILLO AIRPORT...0.27 INCHES IN AGOURA
HILLS...AT LOS ANGELES AIRPORT...AND AT SANTA BARBARA AIRPORT...0.24
INCHES AT LONG BEACH AIRPORT...0.23 INCHES IN NIPOMO...0.22 INCHES
AT SAN LUIS OBISPO AIRPORT...0.21 INCHES IN THOUSAND OAKS AND IN
WOODLAND HILLS...0.18 INCHES IN AVALON...0.17 INCHES IN CUYAMA AND
AT SAN LUIS OBISPO CAL POLY...0.13 INCHES AT LA CONCHITA...0.07
INCHES AT SANTA MARIA AIRPORT...IN BUELLTON...AND IN SOLVANG...0.06
INCHES IN SANTA YNEZ...AND 0.05 INCHES IN CARPINTERIA.

IN THE MOUNTAINS...SNOW LEVELS WERE MOSTLY ABOVE 5500 FEET...BUT
LOWERED OCCASIONALLY DOWN TO 4500 FEET. SOME SNOWFALL TOTALS
INCLUDED 7 TO 10 INCHES AT MOUNTAIN HIGH AT 7000 FEET...6 TO 10
INCHES AT WRIGHTWOOD AT 6000 FEET...2 INCHES AT MOUNT PINOS AT 8200
FEET...AND 1 INCH AT PINE MOUNTAIN CLUB AT 6000 FEET...AT MOUNT
WILSON AT 5700 FEET...IN CUDDY VALLEY AT 5500 FEET...AND AT PINON
PINES AT 5000 FEET.

DRY WEATHER WITH NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES RETURNED TO THE REGION ON
THE 24TH AND PERSISTED THROUGH THE 26TH. AN UPPER LOW MOVING INTO
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST BROUGHT SOME COOLING TO THE FORECAST AREA ON
THE 27TH. THIS UPPER LOW DROPPED SOUTHWARD INTO SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
ON THE 28TH...THEN WOBBLED SLIGHTLY OFF THE COAST JUST WEST OF
MONTEREY DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. SOME LIGHT SHOWERS DEVELOPED
ACROSS PORTIONS OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY DURING THE MORNING HOURS.
SHOWER AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY ASSOCIATED WITH THE UPPER
LOW MOVED INTO THE REGION DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS.
WEATHER FROM THIS SYSTEM WILL BE DETAILED IN THE CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR
MARCH.

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RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR FEBRUARY 2015 ACROSS SOUTHWESTERN
CALIFORNIA

DATE   LOCATION               HI TEMP      OLD RECORD

02/02  SANDBERG                 71         63 SET IN 1976

02/03  LANCASTER FOX FIELD      72 (TIED)  72 SET IN 2006...1995...
                                              1963 AND 1962
02/03  SANDBERG                 71         66 SET IN 1980

02/04  LANCASTER FOX FIELD      76         75 SET IN 1963
02/04  PALMDALE AP              76         75 SET IN 2001
02/04  SANDBERG                 74         70 SET IN 1963

02/05  SANDBERG                 73&        70 SET IN 1963

02/10  CAMARILLO AP             83 (TIED)  83 SET IN 1988

02/11  LONG BEACH AP            87         86 SET IN 1991
02/11  CAMARILLO AP             83 (TIED)  83 SET IN 1971

02/13  LONG BEACH AP            89         85 SET IN 1985
02/13  UCLA                     86 (TIED)  86 SET IN 2006 AND 1985
02/13  SANTA MARIA AP           84 (TIED)  84 SET IN 1991 AND 1943
02/13  PASO ROBLES AP           78 (TIED)  78 SET IN 1991 AND 1971

02/14  UCLA                     85         84 SET IN 1991...1985...
                                              AND 1977

02/16  LANCASTER FOX FIELD      82         77 SET IN 1977
02/16  PALMDALE AP              79         77 SET IN 1977
02/16  SANDBERG                 74&        70 SET IN 1985 AND 1977

02/17  SANDBERG                 69 (TIED)  69 SET IN 2014 AND 1977

02/19  SANDBERG                 72%        70 SET IN 1981


& BOTH OF THESE DAYS MARKED THE 4TH STRAIGHT DAY WITH HIGHS OF 70
  DEGREES OR ABOVE AT SANDBERG...TYING THE RECORD FOR NUMBER OF
  CONSECUTIVE WITH 70-DEGREE TEMPERATURES. THIS ALSO OCCURRED FROM
  FEBRUARY 12TH TO 15TH 2014...AND FROM FEBRUARY 4TH TO 7TH 1963.

% THE HIGH OF 72 AT SANDBERG MARKED THE 10TH DAY IN FEBRUARY 2015
  WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE AT OR ABOVE 70 DEGREES...SETTING A NEW
  RECORD FOR SUCH DAYS THERE IN THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY. THE OLD
  RECORD FOR NUMBER OF 70-DEGREE DAYS AT SANDBERG IN FEBRUARY WAS
  7 DAYS... SET JUST LAST YEAR...FEBRUARY 2014.

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RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURES FOR FEBRUARY 2015 ACROSS
SOUTHWESTERN CALIFORNIA

DATE   LOCATION              LOW TEMP      OLD RECORD

02/02  SANDBERG                 52 (TIED)  52 SET IN 1976

02/03  SANDBERG                 54         52 SET IN 1953

02/04  LONG BEACH AP            55         54 SET IN 2006 AND 1976
02/04  SANDBERG                 58         52 SET IN 2001 AND 1963
02/04  SANTA BARBARA AP         55         53 SET IN 2000 AND 1963

02/05  SANDBERG                 55         53 SET IN 2007...2001...
                                              AND 1963

02/07  PALMDALE AP              53         47 SET IN 1992
02/07  SANTA BARBARA AP         56         55 SET IN 1993
02/07  SANTA MARIA AP           58         55 SET IN 1983
02/07  PASO ROBLES AP           58*        51 SET IN 1983

02/08  LONG BEACH AP            59         58 SET IN 1976
02/08  BURBANK AP               55 (TIED)  55 SET IN 2000
02/08  WOODLAND HILLS           54         53 SET IN 1993
02/08  SANTA BARBARA AP         60#        54 SET IN 1962
02/08  PASO ROBLES AP           55         52 SET IN 1999

02/12  OXNARD NWS               59         58 SET IN 1957

02/13  LONG BEACH AP            56 (TIED)  56 SET IN 2003
02/13  UCLA                     67         64 SET IN 2006...1977...
                                              AND 1957

02/14  SANDBERG                 56         55 SET IN 2014

02/16  SANDBERG                 55         53 SET IN 1985

02/17  LOS ANGELES INTL AP      58 (TIED)  58 SET IN 1996 AND 1980

02/18  SANDBERG                 55         54 SET IN 1977

02/19  SANTA MARIA AP           56         54 SET IN 1996 AND 1986

02/20  SANTA MARIA AP           57         55 SET IN 1992 AND 1968

* NEW RECORD HIGH MINIMUM FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY. THE OLD RECORD
  WAS 57 DEGREES...SET ON FEBRUARY 18TH 1986 AND FEBRUARY 15TH 1982.

# NEW RECORD HIGH MINIMUM FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY. THE OLD RECORD
  WAS 58 DEGREES SET ON FEBRUARY 23RD 1995...FEBRUARY 18TH 1980...
  FEBRUARY 16TH 1980...FEBRUARY 1ST 1963 AND FEBRUARY 9TH 1962.

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THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF
FEBRUARY 2015 AT EACH LOCATION...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE
WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT EACH LOCATION...AND THE RANKING OF
FEBRUARY 2015


                     AVG    WARMEST  (YEAR)      RANK OF
                     FEB      FEB                 FEB
                    2015      AVG                 2015
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L.A. DOWNTOWN        64.1     65.3   (1995)    4TH WARMEST
L.A. AP              61.0     61.6   (1995)    4TH WARMEST
LONG BEACH AP        63.1     61.8   (1995)        WARMEST
UCLA                 63.6     64.3   (1954)    2ND WARMEST
BURBANK AP           62.2     61.9   (1954)        WARMEST
VAN NUYS AP#         62.7     60.5   (2014)        WARMEST
WOODLAND HILLS       61.9     61.5   (1963)        WARMEST
LANCASTER AP         53.1     55.0   (1963)    2ND WARMEST
PALMDALE AP          54.6     56.3   (1995)    3RD WARMEST
SANDBERG             55.9     52.7   (1991)        WARMEST
CAMARILLO AP         59.7     61.4   (1968)    7TH WARMEST
OXNARD NWS           59.9     60.9   (1995)    4TH WARMEST
SANTA BARBARA AP     58.3     59.2   (1963)    3RD WARMEST
SANTA MARIA AP       59.4     58.3   (1963)        WARMEST
SAN LUIS OBISPO AP@  57.6     58.6   (2014)    2ND WARMEST
PASO ROBLES AP       55.6     56.5   (1963)    3RD WARMEST

# PERIOD OF OBSERVATIONS 20 YEARS
@ PERIOD OF OBSERVATIONS 17 YEARS

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THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE
MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015 AT EACH LOCATION...THE HIGHEST AVERAGE
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR ANY FEBRUARY AT EACH LOCATION...AND THE
RANKING OF FEBRUARY 2015


                     AVG    HIGHEST  (YEAR)       RANK
                     MAX      AVG                  OF
                     FEB      FEB                 FEB
                    2015      MAX                 2015
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L.A. DOWNTOWN        74.3     75.6   (1954)    3RD WARMEST (TIED)
L.A. AP              68.7     71.6   (1954)   11TH WARMEST (TIED)
LONG BEACH AP        73.2     72.9   (1988)        WARMEST
UCLA                 72.1     73.9   (1954)    4TH WARMEST
BURBANK AP           74.2     77.9   (1977)    7TH WARMEST
VAN NUYS AP#         75.3     72.5   (2002)        WARMEST
WOODLAND HILLS       77.5     79.0   (1977)    2ND WARMEST
LANCASTER AP         70.4     69.7   (1963)        WARMEST
PALMDALE AP          70.0     71.1   (1991)    3RD WARMEST
SANDBERG             63.9     60.3   (2014)        WARMEST
CAMARILLO AP         71.2     74.8   (1954)    7TH WARMEST
OXNARD NWS           70.3     74.8   (1954)    7TH WARMEST
SANTA BARBARA AP     68.5     71.5   (1977)    3RD WARMEST
SANTA MARIA AP       71.5     71.8   (1954)    2ND WARMEST
SAN LUIS OBISPO AP@  69.2     69.1   (2014)        WARMEST
PASO ROBLES AP       69.1     73.0   (1991)    2ND WARMEST

# PERIOD OF OBSERVATIONS 20 YEARS
@ PERIOD OF OBSERVATIONS 17 YEARS

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THE FOLLOWING TABLE LISTS THE AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE
MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015 AT EACH LOCATION...THE HIGHEST AVERAGE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE FOR ANY FEBRUARY AT EACH LOCATION...AND THE RANKING OF
FEBRUARY 2015


                     AVG    HIGHEST  (YEAR)       RANK
                     MIN      AVG                  OF
                     FEB      FEB                 FEB
                    2015      MIN                 2015
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L.A. DOWNTOWN        54.0     56.5   (1995)    9TH WARMEST
L.A. AP              53.4     54.2   (1968)    5TH WARMEST
LONG BEACH AP        53.0     52.4   (1995)        WARMEST
UCLA                 55.1     54.8   (1954)        WARMEST
BURBANK AP           50.2     50.4   (2014)    2ND WARMEST
VAN NUYS AP#         50.1     48.7   (2005)        WARMEST
WOODLAND HILLS       46.3     48.7   (1992)    5TH WARMEST
LANCASTER AP         35.8     40.6   (1957)   21ST WARMEST
PALMDALE AP          39.1     42.4   (1996)    9TH WARMEST
SANDBERG             48.0     45.8   (1991)        WARMEST
CAMARILLO AP         48.2     52.3   (1995)   14TH WARMEST (TIE)
OXNARD NWS           49.5     52.3   (1995)    5TH WARMEST
SANTA BARBARA AP     48.1     50.0   (1963)    6TH WARMEST
SANTA MARIA AP       47.3     47.2   (1968)        WARMEST
SAN LUIS OBISPO AP@  46.1     48.1   (2014)    2ND WARMEST
PASO ROBLES AP       42.0     44.4   (1963)   13TH WARMEST

# PERIOD OF OBSERVATIONS 20 YEARS
@ PERIOD OF OBSERVATIONS 17 YEARS

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.....................CLIMATE DATA FOR FEBRUARY 2015......................

                    AVG   AVG   AVG   NORM   MONTH  TOTAL   NORM   PRECIP
                   HIGH   LOW  MONTH  MONTH  XTRMS  PRECIP PRECIP  % NORM
                   ------------------------------------------------------

L.A. DOWNTOWN       74.3  54.0  64.1  58.9   88/46   0.83   3.80    22%
L.A. AP             68.7  53.4  61.0  57.1   84/45   0.27   3.25     8%
LONG BEACH AP       73.2  53.0  63.1  57.6   89/45   0.24   3.09     8%
UCLA*               72.1  55.1  63.6  58.8   86/48   0.61   5.07    12%
BURBANK AP          74.2  50.2  62.2  55.9   87/42   0.59   4.48    13%
VAN NUYS AP+        75.3  50.1  62.7  56.0   86/44   0.42   3.23    13%
WOODLAND HILLS*     77.5  46.3  61.9  54.2   89/39   0.23   4.71     5%
LANCASTER AP        70.4  35.8  53.1  48.3   82/28   0.40   1.78    22%
PALMDALE AP+        70.0  39.1  54.6  48.5   79/31   0.38   1.72    22%
SANDBERG            63.9  48.0  55.9  43.8   75/34   0.14   3.24     4%
CAMARILLO AP+       71.2  48.2  59.7  53.7   87/41   0.49   3.71    13%
OXNARD NWS+         70.3  49.5  59.9  56.3   86/42   0.65   3.55    18%
SANTA BARBARA AP    68.5  48.1  58.3  53.7   82/39   0.90   3.96    23%
SANTA MARIA AP      71.5  47.3  59.4  52.8   84/37   0.52   2.99    17%
SAN LUIS OBISPO AP+ 69.2  46.1  57.6  53.2   82/38   2.10   3.65    58%
PASO ROBLES AP      69.1  42.0  55.6  50.1   80/32   2.07   2.59    80%

* STATIONS REPORT 4 PM TO 4 PM STANDARD TIME...AND 5 PM TO 5 PM DAYLIGHT
  SAVING TIME. THIS MAY AFFECT CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL...AND MAY AFFECT
  MONTHLY RAINFALL IF A STORM BEGINS PRIOR TO THE 1ST OF THE MONTH OR
  EXTENDS BEYOND THE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH. IT MAY ALSO AFFECT CALENDAR
  DAILY MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM TEMPERATURES.

+ DUE TO INSUFFICIENT DATA DURING THE 1981-2010 PERIOD...NORMALS ARE
  UNOFFICIAL AND ARE PROJECTED BASED ON AVAILABLE DATA

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*************** METEOROLOGICAL WINTER (DEC 2014-FEB 2015) ****************
**************************************************************************

METEOROLOGICAL WINTER OF 2014-2015 (DECEMBER 2014-FEBRUARY 2015) WAS
OVERALL A MODERATELY DRY AND VERY WARM WINTER.

RAINFALL TOTALS GENERALLY AVERAGED 50 TO 80 PERCENT OF NORMAL FOR
MOST AREAS...EXCEPT 80 TO 95 PERCENT OF NORMAL FOR THE ANTELOPE
VALLEY AND ACROSS NORTHERN SAN LUIS OBISPO COUNTY.

TEMPERATURES AVERAGED 2 TO 4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL IN MOST AREAS...
EXCEPT 4 TO 6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL IN THE VALLEYS...AND LOCALLY
GREATER THAN 8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL IN THE MOUNTAINS.

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THE FOLLOWING IS A TABLE SHOWING AVERAGE TEMPERATURES AT SELECTED
STATIONS DURING METEOROLOGICAL WINTER DECEMBER 2014-FEBRUARY
2015...THE RANKING OF THIS SEASON...THE HIGHEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
OF ANY WINTER AND THE SEASON...AND WHEN RECORDS BEGAN AT THAT
CLIMATE STATION.

                       AVE                   PREVIOUS
LOCATION               TEMP      RANKING     ALL TIME         RECORDS
                     12/1-2/28  12/1-2/28     RECORD           BEGAN

DOWNTOWN L.A./USC      61.7         4TH       63.3 (1985-86)   1877
LONG BEACH AP          60.9         1ST       59.7 (2013-14)   1958
LOS ANGELES INTL AP    59.7         7TH       60.5 (1979-80)   1944
UCLA                   62.4         1ST (TIE) 62.4 (2013-14)   1933
BURBANK AP             59.6         2ND       61.3 (2013-14)   1939
WOODLAND HILLS         59.4         1ST       59.0 (2013-14)   1949
PALMDALE AP            50.0         2ND       51.6 (1995-96)   1931
LANCASTER FOX FIELD    48.5         2ND       48.9 (1995-96    1948
SANDBERG               51.2         1ST (TIE) 51.2 (2013-14)   1948
CAMARILLO AP           58.9         2ND (TIE) 59.0 (1976-77)   1948
OXNARD NWS             59.0         2ND (TIE) 59.3 (1957-58)   1923
SANTA BARBARA AP       57.1         1ST       56.9 (1977-78)   1941
SANTA MARIA AP         58.3         1ST       56.4 (2013-14)   1906
PASO ROBLES AP         52.8         1ST       51.8 (1977-78)   1948

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THE FOLLOWING IS A TABLE SHOWING AVERAGE MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES AT
SELECTED STATIONS DURING METEOROLOGICAL WINTER DECEMBER 2014-FEBRUARY
2015...THE RANKING OF THIS SEASON...THE HIGHEST AVERAGE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF ANY WINTER AND THE SEASON...AND WHEN RECORDS BEGAN
AT THAT CLIMATE STATION.

                     AVE MAX                 PREVIOUS
LOCATION               TEMP       RANKING    ALL TIME        RECORDS
                     12/1-2/28   12/1-2/28    RECORD          BEGAN

DOWNTOWN L.A./USC      71.5         5TH       73.0 (1985-86)   1877
LONG BEACH AP          70.8         3RD       71.6 (1976-77)   1958
LOS ANGELES INTL AP    67.5        12TH (TIE) 69.4 (1967-77)   1944
UCLA                   70.3         2ND       70.9 (2013-14)   1933
BURBANK AP             70.7         8TH (TIE) 74.1 (2013-14)   1939
WOODLAND HILLS         73.0         6TH (TIE) 74.7 (1975-76)   1949
PALMDALE AP            62.6         8TH (TIE) 64.4 (1995-96)   1931
LANCASTER FOX FIELD    62.7         6TH       63.9 (2013-14)   1948
SANDBERG               58.1         2ND       59.0 (2013-14)   1948
CAMARILLO AP           70.3         2ND       71.7 (1976-77)   1948
OXNARD NWS             69.4         8TH       71.7 (1976-77)   1923
SANTA BARBARA AP       67.9         3RD       68.8 (2013-14)   1941
SANTA MARIA AP         70.2         3RD       71.1 (2013-14)   1906
PASO ROBLES AP         65.2         2ND       67.9 (2013-14)   1948

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THE FOLLOWING IS A TABLE SHOWING AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURES AT
SELECTED STATIONS DURING METEOROLOGICAL WINTER DECEMBER 2014-FEBRUARY
2015...THE RANKING OF THIS SEASON...THE HIGHEST AVERAGE MINIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF ANY WINTER AND THE SEASON...AND WHEN RECORDS BEGAN
AT THAT CLIMATE STATION.

                     AVE MIN                 PREVIOUS
LOCATION               TEMP       RANKING    ALL TIME        RECORDS
                     12/1-2/28   12/1-2/28    RECORD          BEGAN

DOWNTOWN L.A./USC      52.0         9TH       53.9 (1979-80)   1877
LONG BEACH AP          51.1         1ST       49.6 (1977-78)   1958
LOS ANGELES INTL AP    51.9         3RD       52.5 (1977-78)   1944
UCLA                   54.6         2ND       55.1 (1963-64)   1933
BURBANK AP             48.5         1ST (TIE) 48.5 (2013-14)   1939
WOODLAND HILLS         45.8         1ST       43.7 (2013-14)   1949
PALMDALE AP            37.4         4TH       38.8 (1995-96)   1931
LANCASTER FOX FIELD    34.3        10TH       37.6 (1977-78)   1948
SANDBERG               44.3         1ST       43.4 (2013-14)   1948
CAMARILLO AP           47.5         3RD       49.7 (1985-86)   1948
OXNARD NWS             48.7         2ND (TIE) 49.7 (1985-86)   1923
SANTA BARBARA AP       46.3         2ND       48.0 (1977-78)   1941
SANTA MARIA AP         46.3         1ST       45.4 (1977-78)   1906
PASO ROBLES AP         40.5         2ND       42.3 (1977-78)   1948

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THE FOLLOWING IS A TABLE LISTING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF DAYS WHERE
HIGHS REACHED OR EXCEEDED 70 DEGREES AND 80 DEGREES AT SELECTED
STATIONS DURING THE WINTER...THE RANKING OF SUCH NUMBER OF
DAYS...AND THE CURRENT OR PREVIOUS RECORD FOR EACH TEMPERATURE
CATEGORY.

                    DAYS WITH                 DAYS WITH
                    HIGHS > OR                HIGHS > OR
                    = TO 70 DEG    RANK       = TO 80 DEG   RANK

DOWNTOWN L.A.           53         4TH            13       14TH (TIE)
                    (1ST 57 IN 1980-81)       (1ST 24 IN 1985-86)

LOS ANGELES AP          30        16TH (TIE)       6       18TH (TIE)
                    (1ST 43 IN 1976-77)       (1ST 16 IN 1985-86)

LONG BEACH AP           46         2ND            11       12TH (TIE)
                    (1ST 57 IN 1976-77)       (1ST 18 IN 1975-76)

BURBANK AP              52         7TH (TIE)      11       22ND (TIE)
                    (1ST 64 IN 2013-14)       (1ST 28 IN 2013-14

WOODLAND HILLS          60         6TH            22        6TH
                    (1ST 69 IN 1975-76)       (1ST 34 IN 1957-58)

SANTA BARBARA AP        25        13TH (TIE)       5        3RD (TIE)
                    (1ST 38 IN 2013-14)       (1ST 8 IN 1953-54)

SANTA MARIA AP          45         3RD             8        5TH (TIE)
                    (1ST 51 IN 2013-14)       (1ST 18 IN 2013-14)

PASO ROBLES AP          20         6TH (TIE)       1        6TH (TIE)
                    (1ST 46 IN 2013-14)       (1ST 5 IN 1990-91/2013-14)

SAN LUIS OBISPO         44         2ND             6       10TH (TIE)
(CAL POLY)          (1ST 53 IN 2013-14)       (1ST 14 IN 2013-14)

SANDBERG                11         1ST
                    (2ND 9 IN 2013-14)

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....CLIMATE DATA FOR METEOROLOGICAL WINTER (DEC 2014 THROUGH FEB 2015)....

                    AVG   AVG   AVG   NORM  SEASON  TOTAL   NORM   PRECIP
                   HIGH   LOW SEASON SEASON  XTRMS  PRECIP PRECIP  % NORM
                   ------------------------------------------------------

L.A. DOWNTOWN       71.5  52.0  61.7  58.2   88/37   5.80   9.25    63%
L.A. AP             67.5  51.9  59.7  56.8   84/36   5.56   8.01    69%
LONG BEACH AP       70.8  51.1  60.9  56.9   89/36   5.52   7.64    72%
UCLA*               70.3  54.6  62.4  58.8   86/40   6.38  11.81    54%
BURBANK AP          70.7  48.5  59.6  54.9   87/31   5.06  10.41    49%
VAN NUYS AP+        71.1  48.4  59.7  55.4   86/30   5.27   7.27    72%
WOODLAND HILLS*     73.0  45.8  59.4  54.3   89/27   7.54  10.87    69%
LANCASTER AP        62.7  34.3  48.5  45.7   82/16   3.98   4.43    90%
PALMDALE AP+        62.6  37.4  50.0  45.9   79/21   3.68   4.44    83%
SANDBERG            58.1  44.3  51.2  43.0   75/22   5.94   7.90    75%
CAMARILLO AP+       70.3  47.5  58.9  54.0   87/32   6.66   9.24    72%
OXNARD NWS+         69.4  48.7  59.0  55.8   86/34   7.35   9.03    81%
SANTA BARBARA AP    67.9  46.3  57.1  52.6   82/30   7.18  10.40    69%
SANTA MARIA AP      70.2  46.3  58.3  51.8   84/32   5.08   7.86    65%
SAN LUIS OBISPO AP+ 68.5  44.7  56.5  52.4   85/27   6.06  11.35    53%
PASO ROBLES AP      65.2  40.5  52.8  47.9   80/24   6.81   7.35    93%

* STATIONS REPORT 4 PM TO 4 PM STANDARD TIME...AND 5 PM TO 5 PM DAYLIGHT
  SAVING TIME. THIS MAY AFFECT CALENDAR DAY RAINFALL...AND MAY AFFECT
  MONTHLY RAINFALL IF A STORM BEGINS PRIOR TO THE 1ST OF THE MONTH OR
  EXTENDS BEYOND THE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH. IT MAY ALSO AFFECT CALENDAR
  DAILY MAXIMUM AND MINIMUM TEMPERATURES.

+ DUE TO INSUFFICIENT DATA DURING THE 1981-2010 PERIOD...NORMALS ARE
  UNOFFICIAL AND ARE PROJECTED BASED ON AVAILABLE DATA

$$

BRUNO/SIRARD





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