Sizzling Bay Area temps break records
From Monterey to Napa, forecasters recorded record temperatures across the Bay Area Sunday, according to the National Weather Service.
It was 104 degrees in Napa and 83 in Monterey, breaking records of 100 degrees in 1950 and 81 degrees in 1966.
Forecasters said it was 90 degrees in San Francisco, 97 in San Jose and 92 in downtown Oakland. Those temperatures were all records, NWS officials said.
Today’s previous record high temperature in San Francisco was 84 degrees set in 1994, according to the NWS. In San Jose the previous record was 93 degrees in 2000, NWS officials said.
In downtown Oakland the previous record was 84 degrees in 1994.
Records were also set in Kentfield, San Rafael, at San Francisco International Airport, at Oakland International Airport, in Richmond, Mountain View, Gilroy, Salinas and King City, according to the NWS.
San Francisco also set a new record high minimum temperature today at 62 degrees. The previous record was 59 degrees in 2013, according to the NWS.