Monday, June 24, 2019

[californiadisasters] On This Date In California Weather History (June 24)

2017: Strong high pressure over the deserts produced a 122-degree reading in Palm Springs.
This second highest reading on record would be reached on three more days in late June and early July.
These four days represent half of all days on record to hit 122° F (three days have reached the highest all-time temperature of 123° F).

2000: A thunderstorm moving though Las Vegas Bay on Lake Mead caused the arm of a dock to break off due to the strong winds and resulting waves.

1989: A large southerly swell generated by a powerful winter storm in the Southern Hemisphere impacted the beaches of SoCal for the 4th day.
Surf heights reached 10 ft., producing very strong rip currents.
Two fisherman drowned after being swept from the rocks by a large wave.

1988: Reno, NV's high temperature was 103° F.

1" of snow fell at Boca (near Truckee), its latest occurrence of measurable snowfall.

It was 121° F in Palm Springs, the highest temperature on record for June.
This also occurred two days later on 6.26 and on 6.29.1994.

1925: King City reported a high temperature of 120° F.

1907: First of four consecutive days in Bakersfield with a high temperature of 110° F or greater.

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



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