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National Weather Service San Francisco Bay Area
521 PM PDT Sun Jun 2 2019

...May 2019 sets monthly rainfall records...

May 2019 was the wettest May on record in Monterey and at Lick
Observatory atop Mount Hamilton. May 2019 also ranked as one of
the westtest Mays on record at several other climate stations
across the San Francisco Bay Area and Monterey Bay Area.

                    May 2019                     Previous Record
Location            Rainfall      Rank           and Year

Monterey             2.81          1st           2.67 in 1998
Mount Hamilton       4.73          1st           4.69 in 1998


                    May 2019                     Record wettest
Location            Rainfall      Rank           and Year

Oakland Airport      1.77          2nd wettest   3.42 in 1957
SFO Airport          2.00          3rd           3.81 in 1957
Big Sur Station      4.92          4th           7.58 in 1957
Oakland Museum       2.37          4th           2.98 in 1998
Redwood City         1.87          4th           2.76 in 1957
Salinas Aiport       1.49          4th           2.32 in 1957
King City            1.29          4th           2.11 in 1998
Ben Lomond           4.93          5th           8.25 in 1957
Calistoga            4.54          5th           6.78 in 2005
Richmond             2.12          5th           3.74 in 1998
Occidental           5.68          6th           9.65 in 1990
Kentfield            5.15          6th           9.70 in 1915
Napa                 2.99          6th           3.72 in 1996
Petaluma Airport     2.81          6th           4.60 in 1925
Watsonville          1.86          6th           3.18 in 1915
Moffett Field        0.88          6th           1.74 in 1994
Livermore            1.63          7th           2.66 in 1915
Santa Rosa           3.42          8th           5.55 in 2005
Santa Cruz           3.01          8th           5.55 in 1915
San Jose             1.44          9th           2.69 in 1915
San Francisco        1.94         12th           4.02 in 1925


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