Saturday, May 27, 2017

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (May 27)

2008: A system deposited 0.08" of rain in Bakersfield.
This was the only measurable rain to fall in the entire March-May period here and tied 1992 for the driest meteorological spring on record.

2003: A strong dust devil in Sugarloaf (near Big Bear Lake) caused substantial damage to
three vehicles.
One vehicle was apparently lifted off the ground briefly.

1990: Downtown San Francisco recorded 1.42" of rain.

1909: Bakersfield reached a high of 104° F .
This was the hottest day of this May which featured 12 days with triple digit high temperatures, the most ever in May in Bakersfield.

1896: It was 124° F at Salton (City), which still reigns as the national maximum temperature record for May.

1895: Susanville recorded 1.1" of precipitation.

1862: A M5.9 earthquake caused landslides into San Diego Bay and three to four feet of wave runup (a small tsunami).

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



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