Saturday, May 21, 2016

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (May 21)

2006: King City picked up 0.8" of rainfall.

Late season cold front passage brought heavy rainfall amounts to the area:
Spanish Lake near Coalinga had 1.59", Madera received 1.43", and Chowchilla measured 1.95". Avenal received 1" of rain in about an hour.

1972: It was 34° F in Borrego Springs, the lowest temperature on record for May.

1971: A cold front generated wind gusts up to 60 mph that knocked down 50 oil paintings on display outdoors at a shopping mall art exhibit in Las Vegas, NV, that were valued at $1,000 a piece.

1971: Gusty winds associated with a late-spring snowstorm blew down tree limbs, uprooted trees, and caused power outages in the Reno, NV, area.

1967: The high temperature at Reno was 94° F.

1918: It was 22° F in Victorville, the lowest temperature on record for May.

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



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