Monday, May 16, 2016

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (May 16)

1997: Monterey reported a high temperature of 95° F.

1996: Truckee recorded 2.2" of precipitation.

Heavy rain on top of snow caused the Merced River to flood in Yosemite Valley.
Over $2 million in flood damages occurred.

1977: 4" of snow fell at Glenbrook, NV, (east shore Lake Tahoe).

1970: It was 99° F in San Luis Obispo, setting a record high for May

1970: The high temperature at Reno, NV, was 95° F.

1956: It was 104° F in Escondido, the highest temperature on record for May.

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



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