Saturday, April 15, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (April 15)

2009: A cold upper low brought the latest snow ever known to fall in the season in the Las Vegas Valley with flurries spotted from Summerlin to Henderson, NV. 

1.16" of rain fell in Victorville, the greatest daily amount on record for April.

2002: A cold front generated strong winds across the Kern County deserts with Mojave clocking a 104 mph gust.

1998: Palo Alto only had a high of 57° F. 

1988: 1.53" of rain fell in 24 hours in Death Valley, about three-quarters of the average annual rainfall.
Normal for the season is 2.33" (1971-2000 normal).
April average is only 0.12".

1978: The Padres' home game against the San Francisco Giants was rained out at (then) San Diego Stadium.

1970: The compiler of this record was born in Pasadena, CA, and thus began a walking, talking weather-loving disaster!

1966: Pismo Beach set a record monthly high of 98° F. 

1922: The low temperature at Tahoe City (west shore Lake Tahoe) was 8° F.

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



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