Tuesday, May 31, 2011
[californiadisasters] On This Date In CA Weather History (May 31)
On This Date In California Weather History....
2001: Fresno reached 106 degrees, marking the 9th time this month the high reached into the triple digits.
This set a record for the most triple digit high temperatures in May.
2001: It was 93° in Idyllwild, the highest temperature on record for May.
This also occurred on 5.29.1984.
It was 91° in Palomar Mountain, the highest temperature on record for May.
This also occurred on 5.28.2003.
1998: Fresno reached a high of only 85 degrees and in Bakersfield the high reached 84 degrees.
This was the warmest reading of the month at both locations and only the 3rd May on record in both cities that the high temperature never cracked 90 degrees (also occurred in May 1917 and 1961).
1971: 8.0 inches of snow fell at Glenbrook, its all-time record one-day total for May.
1910: Earliest 110 degree high temperatures on record at Fresno and Bakersfield.
Also the highest temperatures ever recorded at both locations for May.
In Lemon Cove, the high reached a sweltering 118 degrees, the highest on record here in May.
Source: NWS Hanford, Reno & San Diego
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