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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service HANFORD CA
542 PM PDT Sun Apr 1 2018

...MARCH 2018 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
Mar 2018..............2.41 Inches............4.19 Inches
Normal Mar............1.21 Inches............2.03 Inches
Departure from Nrml...1.20 Inches............2.16 Inches
Percent of Normal....199.2..................206.4

Rain Season (July 1 thru June 30)
Through Mar 2018.......4.25 Inches...........6.25 Inches
Normal Through Mar.....5.69 Inches...........9.91 Inches
Departure from Nrml...-1.45 Inches..........-3.66 Inches
Percent of Normal......74.7..................63.1

Water Year /October 1 TO September 30/
Through Mar 2018.......3.73 Inches...........6.09 Inches
Normal Through Mar.....5.57 Inches...........9.72 Inches
Departure from Nrml...-1.84 Inches..........-3.63 Inches
Percent of Normal......67.0..................62.7

Temperature Average High
Mar 2018...............69.7..................67.4
Normal Mar.............68.7..................67.6
Departure...............1.0..................-0.2
Highest..................86....................84
Date...................30th..................30th
Average Low
Mar 2018...............47.9..................46.3
Normal Mar.............46.5..................45.6
Departure...............1.4...................1.3
Lowest...................37....................37
Date....................5th...................5th
Average Temperature
Mar 2018...............58.8..................56.8
Normal Mar.............57.6..................56.6
Departure...............1.2...................0.2


&&

Number of Days of Lows 32 Degrees or Lower

                  Bakersfield       Fresno
Oct 2017               0               0
Oct Normal             0               0
Nov 2017               0               0
Nov Normal             1               1
Dec 2017               2               4
Dec Normal             6               6
Jan 2018               0               0
Jan Normal             5               6
Feb 2018               3               2
Feb Normal             1               2
Mar 2018               0               0
Mar Normal             0               0
Total
(Oct-Mar)              5               6
Total Normal
(Oct-Mar)             13              15

Normal - based on 1981-2010 averages

&&

Records Tied or Broken in Mar 2018

Bakersfield...

21st...Record high precipitation of 0.93 inch, which broke
the record for the date of 0.68 inch last set in 1958.


Fresno

22nd...Record high precipitation of 1.06 inches, which broke
the record for the date of 0.84 inch last set in 2004.


&&

Rainfall Departures

                                   Bakersfield       Fresno

Last Month.......Actual.............2.41 Inches.......4.19 Inches
                 Normal.............1.21 Inches.......2.03 Inches
                 Departure..........1.20 Inches.......2.16 Inches
                 Pct of Normal.....199.2.............206.4

Last 3 Months....Actual.............3.66 Inches.......5.68 Inches
                 Normal.............3.61 Inches.......6.25 Inches
                 Departure..........0.05 Inch........-0.57 Inch
                 Pct of Normal.....101.4..............90.9

Last 6 Months....Actual.............3.73 Inches.......6.09 Inches
                 Normal.............5.57 Inches.......9.72 Inches
                 Departure.........-1.84 Inches......-3.63 Inches
                 Pct of Normal......67.0..............62.7

Last 12 Months...Actual.............4.66 Inches.......9.79 Inches
                 Normal.............6.47 Inches......11.50 Inches
                 Departure.........-1.81 Inches......-1.71 Inches
                 Pct of Normal......72.0..............85.1

Since Jan 1st....Actual.............3.66 Inches.......5.68 Inches
                 Normal.............3.61 Inches.......6.25 Inches
                 Departure..........0.05 Inch........-0.57 Inch
                 Pct of Normal.....101.4..............90.9

&&


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