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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
925 AM PDT MON SEP 1 2014

...AUGUST 2014 CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY FOR BAKERSFIELD AND FRESNO...
...FRESNO HAS 2ND WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD...
...BAKERSFIELD TIES 8TH WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD...
...100-DEGREE DAYS SO FAR...
...RAINFALL DEPARTURES...

   NOTE...DATA ARE PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO REVISION BY THE
          NATIONAL CLIMATIC DATA CENTER

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

RAINFALL
MONTH
AUGUST 2014.............TRACE.................TRACE
 NORMAL AUGUST..........0.04 INCH.............0.01 INCH
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML...-0.04 INCH............-0.01 INCH
 PERCENT OF NORMAL......0.....................0
RAIN SEASON /JULY 1 TO JUNE 30/
 THROUGH AUG 2014.......TRACE.................0.01 INCH
 NORMAL THROUGH AUG.....0.04 INCH.............0.02 INCH
 DEPARTURE FROM NRML...-0.04 INCH............-0.01 INCH
 PERCENT OF NORMAL......0.....................50.0

TEMPERATURE
AVERAGE HIGH
 AUGUST 2014............98.2..................98.6
 NORMAL AUGUST..........95.8..................97.1
 DEPARTURE...............2.4...................1.5
 HIGHEST.................107...................109
 DATE....................1ST...................1ST
AVERAGE LOW
 AUGUST 2014............71.7..................70.1
 NORMAL AUGUST..........69.0..................66.2
 DEPARTURE...............2.7...................3.9
 LOWEST...................66....................65
 DATE............21ST...26TH..................26TH
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
 AUGUST 2014............85.0..................84.4
 NORMAL AUGUST..........82.4..................81.7
 DEPARTURE...............2.6...................2.7

&&

RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN IN AUGUST

BAKERSFIELD

 3RD...RECORD RAINFALL FOR THE DATE OF A TRACE. THIS WAS THE FIRST
       RAIN TO FALL AT BAKERSFIELD ON AUGUST 3RD SINCE RECORDS BEGAN
       IN 1889.

 4TH...TIED THE RECORD RAINFALL FOR THE DATE OF A TRACE...LAST SET
       IN 2012.

20TH...CONTINUED THE STRING OF NEVER HAVING RAINED IN BAKERSFIELD ON
       AUGUST 20TH SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1889.

FRESNO

 3RD...TIED THE RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE FOR THE DATE OF 78
       DEGREES...LAST SET IN 1901.

 4TH...TIED THE RECORD RAINFALL FOR THE DATE OF A TRACE...LAST SET
       IN 1978.

&&

THE 15 WARMEST AUGUSTS ON RECORD

          BAKERSFIELD            FRESNO

 1.       87.7...1967            86.5...2012
 2.       87.0...2012           *84.4...2014*
 3.       86.2...1969            84.3...1931
 4.       86.0...1971            84.2...1986
 5.       85.7...1958            84.1...2008
 6.       85.6...1931            84.0...2005
 7.       85.2...1977            84.0...1998
 8.      *85.0...2014*           83.6...1967
 9.       85.0...2008            83.5...1984
10.       85.0...1981            83.5...1891
11.       85.0...1978            83.4...1996
12.       85.0...1929            83.3...1958

&&

100-DEGREE DAYS SO FAR

        BAKERSFIELD       FRESNO

MAY           1              2
JUNE          5              6
JULY         19             18
AUGUST       11             15

TOTAL        36             41

&&

RAINFALL DEPARTURES

                                   BAKERSFIELD       FRESNO

LAST MONTH.......ACTUAL.............TRACE............TRACE
                 NORMAL.............0.04 INCH.........0.01 INCH
                 DEPARTURE..........0.04 INCH........-0.01 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL......0.................0

LAST 3 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............TRACE.............0.01 INCH
                 NORMAL.............0.12 INCH.........0.23 INCH
                 DEPARTURE.........-0.12 INCH........-0.22 INCH
                 PCT OF NORMAL......0..................4.3

LAST 6 MONTHS....ACTUAL.............0.90 INCH.........1.41 INCH
                 NORMAL.............2.03 INCHES.......3.64 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-1.13 INCH........-2.23 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......44.3..............38.7

LAST 12 MONTHS...ACTUAL.............2.41 INCHES.......4.82 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............6.47 INCHES......11.50 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-4.06 INCHES......-6.68 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......37.2..............41.9

SINCE JAN 1ST....ACTUAL.............1.34 INCHES.......4.09 INCHES
                 NORMAL.............4.43 INCHES.......7.86 INCHES
                 DEPARTURE.........-3.09 INCHES......-3.77 INCHES
                 PCT OF NORMAL......30.2..............52.0

&&

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