BISHOP, CALIFORNIA
NORMALS, MEANS, AND EXTREMES

LATITUDE: 37 22' N LONGITUDE: 118 22' W ELEVATION: FT. GRND 4110 BARO 4113 TIME ZONE: PACIFIC WBAN: 23157

(a)
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
YEAR
TEMPERATURE (Deg. F)
Normals
-Daily Maximum
-Daily Minimum
-Monthly
Extremes
-Record Highest
-Year
-Record Lowest
-Year






48

48



53.5
22.0
37.8

77
1948
-7
1982


58.5
26.3
42.4

81
1986
-2
1969


63.4
30.2
46.8

87
1966
9
1971


71.1
35.7
53.4

93
1989
15
1953


80.6
43.8
62.2

101
1951
25
1964


90.5
51.2
70.9

109
1954
29
1988


97.2
56.1
76.7

109
1972
34
1987


94.9
54.2
74.6

107
1993
37
1959


86.8
46.9
66.8

112
1995
26
1986


76.3
37.4
56.9

97
1980
16
1970


62.4
27.8
45.2

84
1988
5
1958


53.8
21.7
37.8

78
1958
-8
1990


74.1
37.8
56.0

112
SEP 1995
-8
DEC 1990
NORMAL DEGREE DAYS
Heating (base 65 Deg. F)
Cooling (base 65 Deg. F)




843
0

633
0

564
0

361
13

140
53

16
193

0
363

0
298

51
105

265
14

594
0

843
0

4310
1039
% OF POSSIBLE SUNSHINE














MEAN SKY COVER(tenths)
Sunrise - Sunset
MEAN NUMBER OF DAYS:
Sunrise to Sunset
-Clear
-Partly Cloudy
-Cloudy
Precipitation
.01 inches or more
Snow, Ice Pellets, Hail
1.0 inches or more
Thunderstorms
Heavy Fog Visibility
1/4 mile or less
Temperature Deg. F
-Maximum
90 Deg. F and above
32 Deg. F and below
-Minimum
32 Deg. F and below
0 Deg. F and below

29


29
29
29

48

48
21

21


48
48

47
47

5.3


11.5
8.0
11.6

4.0

1.0
0.0

0.1


0.0
0.6

29.4
0.2

5.0


11.0
7.5
9.8

3.4

0.3
0.0

0.0


0.0
0.1

24.2
0.*

4.7


13.0
8.9
9.0

3.2

0.2
0.0

0.0


0.0
0.0

20.0
0.0

4.3


13.7
9.0
7.3

2.4

0.1
0.2

0.*


0.4
0.0

8.1
0.0

4.1


14.8
9.8
6.4

2.7

0.*
1.2

0.0


4.9
0.0

1.0
0.0

2.6


20.2
6.8
3.0

1.5

0.0
1.3

0.0


18.4
0.0

0.1
0.0

2.4


21.9
6.7
2.4

2.0

0.0
4.7

0.0


29.1
0.0

0.0
0.0

2.2


22.9
6.0
2.2

1.6

0.0
2.7

0.0


26.7
0.0

0.0
0.0

1.9


23.2
4.7
2.1

1.9

0.0
0.9

0.0


13.9
0.0

0.3
0.0

2.9


19.7
6.7
4.7

1.6

0.*
0.4

0.0


1.4
0.0

6.3
0.0

4.1


14.9
7.9
7.2

2.4

0.1
0.1

0.1


0.0
0.0

23.5
0.0

4.5


14.3
7.4
9.3

3.0

0.5
0.0

0.1


0.0
0.3

29.4
0.2 1

3.7


201.0
89.3
75.0

29.5

2.3
11.5

0.3


94.8
1.0

142.4
0.4
AV. STATION PRES. (mb)
11
875.2
874.7
871.0
871.5
870.8
871.6
873.0
873.1
873.5
875.1
875.4
876.5
873.4
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (%)
Hour 04
Hour 10 (Local Time)
Hour 16
Hour 22


41
32



50
35



41
27



31
21



23
16


74
22
16
57

65
19
13
44

55
20
14
35

53
20
13
32

53
22
14
33

51
25
18
39

60
35
26
49

75
45
34
65


29
21

PRECIPITATION (in.)
Water Equivalent
-Normal
-Maximum Monthly
-Year
-Minimum Monthly
-Year
-Maximum in 24 hrs
-Year
Snow, Ice Pellets, Hail
-Maximum Monthly
-Year
-Maximum in 24 hrs
-Year



48

48

48


47

47



1.11
8.93
1969
0.00
1976
3.32
1952

23.2
1969
18.0
1969


0.95
6.01
1969
T
1967
3.64
1969

31.9
1969
14.2
1976


0.39
2.94
1991
0.00
1972
1.79
1995

14.5
1952
7.5
1952


0.26
2.26
1956
0.00
1973
1.58
1982

8.8
1956
8.8
1956


0.29
1.30
1962
0.00
1983
0.95
1953

2.3
1964
2.3
1964


0.18
1.29
1982
0.00
1981
0.72
1982

0.0

0.0



0.23
1.47
1976
0.00
1982
0.86
1976

0.0

0.0



0.18
0.64
1983
0.00
1980
0.46
1977

0.0

0.0



0.24
1.28
1994
0.00
1974
1.25
1994

T
1955
T
1955


0.13
1.58
1957
0.00
1973
1.05
1957

1.8
1978
1.8
1978


0.57
2.59
1960
0.00
1976
1.79
1950

3.9
1964
3.9
1964


0.84
5.79
1966
0.00
1975
3.35
1966

13.2
1967
6.7
1967


5.37
8.93
JAN 1969
0.00
MAY 1983
3.64
FEB 1969

31.9
FEB 1969
18.0
JAN 1969
WIND
Mean Speed (mph)
Prevailing Direction
through 1964
Fastest Mile
-Direction(!!)
-Speed(mph)
-Year
Peak Gust
-Direction(!!)
-Speed(mph)
-Date






9











51
1983










52
1975










59
1977





6.7




60
1980





8.7




58
1979





8.1




60
1975





7.6




55
1980





7.3




75
1976





7.0




53
1982





73




56
1979





6.6




56
1975





6.4




66
1975










75
AUG 1976




(a) - Length of Record in Years, although individual months may be missing.
0.* or * - The value is between 0.0 and 0.05.
Normals - Based on the 1961 - 1990 record period.
Extremes - Dates are the most recent occurrence.
Wind Dir.- Numerals show tens of degrees clockwise from true north. "00" indicates calm.
Resultant Directions are given to whole degrees.