Sierra Nevada from Yosemite to Kings Canyon Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Record Report
Statement as of 9:40 am PDT on April 19, 2014

...Record high minimum temperature tied at Bakersfield on April 18th... ...Airport-specific record high minimums at Hanford...Madera and Merced on April 18th...

The cloud cover over the central and southern San Joaquin Valley kept low temperatures warm on April 18th.

The low temperature at Meadows Field...Bakersfield...on April 18th was 63 degrees. This tied the record high minimum temperature for the date...last set in 1954.

The low temperature at the Hanford Municipal Airport on April 18th was 59 degrees. This broke the Airport-specific record high minimum temperature of 56 degrees...set in 2011.

The low temperature at the Madera Municipal Airport on April 18th was 56 degrees. This broke the Airport-specific record high minimum temperature of 55 degrees...set in 2011.

The low temperature at the Merced regional Airport on April 18th was 57 degrees. This broke the Airport-specific record high minimum temperature of 56 degrees...set in 2011.

The low temperature at Fresno-Yosemite international Airport on April 18th was 60 degrees. This was only 2 degrees short of the record high minimum temperature for the date of 62 degrees...set in 1939.

* The automated stations at the Hanford...Madera and Merced airports are not the official climate sites for their respective cities. Records at these airports only date back to the commissioning of the automated stations in 1998 /Hanford in February and Madera and Merced in September/... the Airport readings should not be used as the official records for these cities.