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AUGUST 16TH, 1777-The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy forces, one at a time.

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AUGUST 16TH, 1777 The Battle of Bennington, delayed a day by rain, was fought. The rain delayed British reinforcements, and allowed the Vermont Militia to arrive in time, enabling the Americans to win a victory by defeating two enemy forces, one at a time.
 
AUGUST 16TH, 1909 A dry spell began in San Bernardino County of southern California that lasted until the 6th of May in 1912, a stretch of 994 days! Another dry spell, lasting 767 days, then began in October of 1912.
 
AUGUST 15TH, 1967 The "sundance fire" in northern Idaho was started by lightning. Winds of 50 mph carried firebrands as much as ten miles in advance to ignite new fires, and as a result, the forest fire spread twenty miles across the Selkirk Mountains in just twelve hours, burning 56,000 acres. The heat of the fire produced whirlwinds of flame with winds up to 300 mph which flung giant trees about like matchsticks.
 
AUGUST 15TH, 1787 Tornadoes were reported in Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Wethersfield CT was hard hit by the tornado outbreak.
 
AUGUST 14TH, 1936 Temperatures across much of eastern Kansas soared above 110 degrees. Kansas City MO hit an all-time record high of 113 degrees. It was one of sixteen consecutive days of 100 degree heat for Kansas City. During that summer there were a record 53 days of 100 degree heat, and during the three summer months Kansas City received just 1.12 inches of rain.
 
AUGUST 14TH, 1987 Slow moving thunderstorms deluged northern and western suburbs of Chicago IL with torrential rains. O'Hare Airport reported 9.35 inches in 18 hours, easily exceeding the previous 24 hour record of 6.24 inches. Flooding over a five day period resulted in 221 million dollars damage. It was Chicago's worst flash flood event, particularly for northern and western sections of the city.
 
AUGUST 13TH, 1919 High winds and heavy rain struck the Middle Atlantic Coast Region. In New Jersey, winds gusted to 60 mph at Atlantic City, and nine inches of rain fell at Tuckerton. The wind and rain leveled crops and stripped trees of fruit causing several million dollars damage.
 
AUGUST 13TH, 1987 Thunderstorms deluged the Central Gulf Coast States with torrential rains. Thunderstorms in Mississippi drenched Marion County with up to 15 inches of rain during the morning hours, with 12.2 inches reported at Columbia. Floodwaters swept cars away in the Lakeview subdivision of Columbia when the the Lakeview Dam broke. Flash flooding caused more than three million dollars damage in Marion County.
 
AUGUST 12TH, 1778 A Rhode Island hurricane prevented an impending British-French sea battle, and caused extensive damage over southeast New England.
 
AUGUST 12TH, 1955 During the second week of August hurricanes Connie and Diane produced as much as 19 inches of rain in the northeastern U.S. forcing rivers from Virginia to Massachusetts into a high flood. Westfield MA was deluged with 18.15 inches of rain in 24 hours, and at Woonsocket RI the Blackstone River swelled from seventy feet in width to a mile and a half. Connecticut and the Delaware Valley were hardest hit. Total damage in New England was 800 million dollars, and flooding claimed 187 lives.
 
AUGUST 11TH, 1940 A major hurricane struck Savannnah GA and Charleston SC causing the worst inland flooding since 1607.
 
Wind Advisory
Issued By NWS Field Office Broadcast Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST
Issuing Time Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST Valid Until Mon, 29 Dec 2014 03:43:00 PST

Strong northerly winds are forecast to develop across the San Francisco Bay Area by midday Tuesday and continue through midday Wednesday. A strong..cold and dry storm system will sweep into northern and central California late Monday night and Tuesday morning. This system will generate strong and gusty north to northest winds across the region from midday Tuesday through midday Wednesday.

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Weather Station: San Francisco , CA , US
August Data Choose another month
Averages
Average High Temperature
13.30 °C
Average Low Temperature
7.80 °C
Average Mean Temp
10.60 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
10.41
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
11
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
*
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
15
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
26.10 °C
Record Low
-1.10 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
* cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
272 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
81 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
1.27 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
15.60 °C
Average Low Temperature
8.90 °C
Average Mean Temp
12.20 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
8.88
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
1
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
7
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
27.20 °C
Record Low
-0.60 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
* cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
256 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
53 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
16.10 °C
Average Low Temperature
9.40 °C
Average Mean Temp
12.80 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
7.36
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
4
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
28.90 °C
Record Low
1.70 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
* cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
* cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
228 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
63 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
17.20 °C
Average Low Temperature
10.00 °C
Average Mean Temp
13.30 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
3.81
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
6
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
2
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
34.40 °C
Record Low
4.40 °C
Record Wind Speed
16.70 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
140 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
51 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
17.80 °C
Average Low Temperature
10.60 °C
Average Mean Temp
14.40 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
1.27
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
3
Days With Thunderstorms
0
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
35.60 °C
Record Low
6.70 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
102 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
36 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
18.90 °C
Average Low Temperature
11.70 °C
Average Mean Temp
15.60 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
0.51
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
1
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
38.30 °C
Record Low
8.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
36 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
33 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
18.90 °C
Average Low Temperature
12.20 °C
Average Mean Temp
15.60 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
*
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
1
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
39.40 °C
Record Low
8.30 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
5 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
3 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
18.90 °C
Average Low Temperature
12.20 °C
Average Mean Temp
16.10 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
*
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
1
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
35.60 °C
Record Low
8.90 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
13 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
13 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
21.10 °C
Average Low Temperature
13.30 °C
Average Mean Temp
17.20 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
0.51
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
1
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
0
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
1
Records
Record High
38.30 °C
Record Low
8.90 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
53 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
51 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
20.60 °C
Average Low Temperature
12.80 °C
Average Mean Temp
16.70 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
2.79
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
4
Days With Thunderstorms
1
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
*
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
*
Records
Record High
38.90 °C
Record Low
6.10 °C
Record Wind Speed
16.70 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
140 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
58 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
* mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
17.80 °C
Average Low Temperature
10.60 °C
Average Mean Temp
14.40 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
6.60
Average Snowfall (US Only)
0.00
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
8
Days With Thunderstorms
*
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
0
Days With Lows Below Freezing
1
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
30.00 °C
Record Low
3.90 °C
Record Wind Speed
-183.30 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
0.0 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
0.00 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
208 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
63 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Averages
Average High Temperature
13.90 °C
Average Low Temperature
8.30 °C
Average Mean Temp
11.10 °C
Average Dew Point
* °C
Average Windspeed
* km/h
Average Wind Direction
*
Average Morning Relative Humidity
*
Average Afternoon Relative Humidity
*
Typical Sky Cover
*
Average Precipitation (US Only)
9.90
Average Snowfall (US Only)
*
Daily Counts
Days With Precipitation
10
Days With Thunderstorms
0
Days With Fog
0
Days With Snow
*
Days With Lows Below Freezing
11
Days above 90° F (32.2° C)
0
Records
Record High
24.40 °C
Record Low
-2.80 °C
Record Wind Speed
16.70 km/h
Record Monthly Snowfall
2.5 cm
Record 24-hour Snowfall
2.50 cm
Record Monthly Rainfall
292 mm
Record 24-hour Rainfall
79 mm
Record Minimum Monthly Precipitation
0.00 mm
Day   Reason Upper Soil Moisture Lower Soil Moisture
Tuesday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 20% 22%
Wednesday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 20% 22%
Thursday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 20% 22%
Friday cw_fire_moderate
Fire danger moderate 20% 22%
Saturday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 20% 22%
Sunday cw_fire_low
Fire danger low 20% 22%
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