...Record high minimum temperatures in central California...
High pressure over the area resulted in another mild night with new record-high minimum temperatures for April 17th.
The low temperature at Fresno-Yosemite international Airport on April 17th was 59 degrees. This broke the record high minimum temperature of 58 degrees...set in 1992.
The low temperature at Meadows Field...Bakersfield...on April 17th was 61 degrees. This tied the record high minimum temperature set in 1954.
The low temperature at the Merced regional Airport on April 17th was 50 degrees. This tied the Airport-specific record high minimum temperature set in 1999.
* The automated station at the Merced Airport is not the official climate site for Merced. Records at this Airport only date back to the commissioning of the automated station in September 1998. The Airport reading should not be used as the official record for this city.