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Record Report
Statement as of 7:51 am PDT on August 1, 2014

...Record high minimum temperature at Bakersfield on July 31... ...Airport-specific record high temperature at Hanford on July 31... ...Airport-specific record high temperature at Madera on July 31... ...Airport-specific record high temperature at Merced on July 31...

The low temperature at Meadows Field...Bakersfield...on July 31st was 81 degrees. This broke the old record high minimum temperature for the date of 79 degrees set in 1982.

...Airport-specific records for July 31st...

The high temperature at Hanford Municipal Airport on July 31st was 106 degrees. This broke the old record of 103 degrees set in 2005.

The high temperature at Madera Municipal Airport on July 31st was 105 degrees. This broke the old record of 103 degrees set in 2005.

The high temperature at Merced regional Airport on July 31st was 105 degrees. This broke the old record of 103 degrees set in 2012.

* 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.

Public Information Statement
Statement as of 6:50 PM PDT on August 1, 2014

...July 2014 climatological summary for Bakersfield and Fresno... ...Fresno has its fifth warmest July on record... ...Bakersfield ties its ninth warmest July on record... ...The 10 warmest July/S 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 July 2014...............trace.................0.01 inch normal July............trace.................0.01 inch departure from normal..0.....................0 percent of normal......100.0.................100.0 rain season /July 1 to June 30/ through July 2014......trace.................0.01 inch normal through July....trace.................0.01 inch departure from normal..0.....................0 percent of normal......100.0.................100.00

Temperature average high July 2014.............100.0.................101.2 normal July............97.1..................98.4 departure...............2.9...................2.8 highest.................108...................108 date....................8th...................8th...27th ...31st average low July 2014..............74.6..................72.6 normal July............70.5..................67.6 departure...............4.1...................5.0 lowest...................66....................66 date...................23rd..................12th average temperature July 2014..............87.3..................86.9 normal July............83.8..................83.0 departure...............3.5...................3.9

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Records tied or broken in July

Bakersfield

14th...record high minimum temperature for the date of 83 degrees. The old record was 81 degrees...set in 1972.

28th...tied the record rainfall for the date of a trace...last set in 1968.

30th...tied the record high minimum temperature for the date of 82 degrees...last set in 1980.

31st...record high minimum temperature for the date of 81 degrees. The old record was 79 degrees...set in 1982.

Fresno

7th...tied the record high minimum temperature for the date of 76 degrees...last set in 1936.

16th...tied the record high minimum temperature for the date of 81 degrees...last set in 1984.

19th...record rainfall for the date of 0.01 inch. The old record was a trace...set in 2012.

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The 10 warmest July/S on record

Bakersfield Fresno

1. 89.7...1931 87.8...2006 2. 88.8...1908 87.6...1931 3. 88.3...1933 87.1...2013 4. 88.2...1970 87.0...1984 5. 87.9...2006 *86.9...2014* 6. 87.6...2013 86.8...2005 7. 87.6...2005 86.5...2003 8. 87.4...2003 86.5...1908 9. *87.3...2014* 86.1...1906 10. 87.3...1910 86.0...1917

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100-degree days so far

Bakersfield Fresno

May 1 2 June 5 6 July 19 18

Total 25 26

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Rainfall departures

Bakersfield Fresno

Last month.......actual.............Trace.............0.01 inch normal.............Trace.............0.01 inch departure..........0.................0 pct of normal.....100.0.............100.0

Last 3 months....actual.............0.04 inch.........0.05 inch normal.............0.26 inch.........0.65 inch departure.........-0.22 inch........-0.60 inch pct of normal......15.4...............7.7

Last 6 months....actual.............1.22 inch.........3.52 inches normal.............3.23 inches.......5.66 inches departure.........-2.01 inches......-2.14 inches pct of normal......37.8..............62.2

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......48.4..............41.9

Since Jan 1st....actual.............1.34 inch.........4.09 inches normal.............4.39 inches.......7.85 inches departure.........-3.05 inches......-3.76 inches pct of normal......30.5..............52.1

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