East-Central San Joaquin Valley Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 4:30 PM PDT on October 1, 2014

...September 2014 climatological summary for Bakersfield and Fresno... ...Fresno has its third warmest September on record... ...Bakersfield ties its seventh warmest September 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 September 2014..........0.01 inch.............0.18 inch normal September.......0.08 inch.............0.17 inch departure from nrml...-0.07 inch.............0.01 inch percent of normal......12.5.................105.9 rain season /July 1 to June 30/ through Sep 2014.......0.01 inch.............0.19 inch normal through Sep.....0.12 inch.............0.19 inch departure from nrml...-0.11 inch.............0 percent of normal.......8.3.................100.0

Temperature average high September 2014.........93.3..................94.6 normal September.......90.0..................90.9 departure...............3.3...................3.7 highest.................105...................105 date...................13th..................14th average low September 2014.........68.5..................66.9 normal September.......64.0..................61.5 departure...............4.5...................5.4 lowest...................59....................59 date...................28th..................27th...29th average temperature September 2014.........80.9..................80.7 normal September.......77.0..................76.2 departure...............3.9...................4.5

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Records tied or broken in September

Bakersfield

8th...record rainfall for the date of 0.01 inch. The old record was a trace...set in 1982.

Fresno

8th...tied the record rainfall for the date of a trace... last set in 1997.

12th...tied the record high minimum temperature for the date of 70 degrees...last set in 1960.

13th...record high minimum temperature for the date of 71 degrees. The old record was 70 degrees...set in 2006.

14th...record high minimum temperature for the date of 74 degrees. The old record was 72 degrees...set in 2013.

15th...tied the record high temperature for the date of 104 degrees...last set in 1983. ...record high minimum temperature for the date of 73 degrees. The old record was 72 degrees...set in 1938.

28th...tied the record rainfall for the date of 0.18 inch... last set in 1994

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The 10 warmest septembers on record

Bakersfield Fresno

1. 83.0...1974 81.3...2012 2. 82.6...1975 81.0...1984 3. 81.8...1979 *80.7...2014* 4. 81.3...1991 80.6...1888 5. 81.2...2003 80.3...2011 6. 81.0...2012 79.8...1991 7. *80.9...2014* 79.7...2009 8. 80.9...2009 79.5...1979 9. 80.8...1969 79.2...2003 10. 80.4...1967 79.1...1922

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100-degree days so far

Bakersfield Fresno

May 1 2 June 5 6 July 19 18 August 11 15 September 7 9

Total 43 50

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Rainfall departures

Bakersfield Fresno

Last month.......actual.............0.01 inch.........0.18 inch normal.............0.08 inch.........0.17 inch departure.........-0.07 inch.........0.01 inch pct of normal......12.5.............105.9

Last 3 months....actual.............0.01 inch.........0.19 inch normal.............0.12 inch.........0.19 inch departure.........-0.11 inch.........0 pct of normal.......8.3.............100.0

Last 6 months....actual.............0.55 inch.........0.97 inch normal.............0.90 inch.........1.78 inch departure.........-0.35 inch........-0.81 inch pct of normal......61.1..............54.5

Last 12 months...actual.............2.42 inches.......4.99 inches normal.............6.47 inches......11.50 inches departure.........-4.05 inches......-6.51 inches pct of normal......37.4..............43.4

Since Jan 1st....actual.............1.35 inch.........4.27 inches normal.............4.51 inches.......8.03 inches departure.........-3.16 inches......-3.76 inches pct of normal......29.9..............53.2

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