Sunday, June 28, 2015

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (June 28)

2013: A heat wave on the order of a 20 year event enveloped the west and Southern California from this day to 6/30.
Death Valley hit the highest U.S. June temperature ever recorded: 129° F on 6/30.
Palm Springs and Thermal reached 122
° F, which tied or set new June records and came within one degree of the all-time highest temperature on record on this day.
Also on 6/29 in Borrego Springs it was 120° F, two degrees off the highest all-time.

A heavy thunderstorm produced 1.25" of rain in 15 minutes at Loma Tova, just south of the border east of Tecate.
Visibility was reduced to near zero in heavy rain along Interstate 8.
Lightning started a fire in the center divide.

2006: Truckee recorded 1.3" of precipitation.

2003: A severe thunderstorm dropped walnut size (1.5" diameter) hail 4 miles northeast of Crane Flat in Yosemite National Park.

1994: Golf ball size hail fell in Boulder City, AZ.

1994: China Lake topped out at 117° F, establishing a new all-time high for June.

1994: Golf ball size hail fell in Boulder City, NV.
The all-time state record high forNevada is also set in Laughlin at 125

1994: The all-time state record high for Nevada is also set in
Laughlin, NV, at 125° F.

1976: Hottest ever in Bakersfield in June, 114° F.

1952: Fort Ross received 1.47" of rain.

1925: Warmest low ever in June in Bakersfield first recorded, 84° F (also set on June 25, 1961).

Source: NWS San Francisco/Monterey, Hanford, Reno, Las Vegas, & San Diego



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