6 Bay Area Cities Experienced Highest Temperatures Ever Recorded (Sept. 6)
Six cities in the greater Bay Area on Tuesday saw their highest temperatures ever recorded, according to the National Weather Service.
The same cities were among seven that had record highs for September and among eight that set records for Sept. 6. In all, 21 record temperatures were set or tied Tuesday.
Livermore’s high of 116 degrees tied the all-time record high set only Monday, surpassing the previous mark of 115 set in 1950. King City’s high was also 116 Tuesday and broke by one degree the record set in 2017.
Other all-time highs were recorded in the following cities, with the previous mark and year in parentheses:
– Santa Rosa 115 (113 in 1913)
– Napa 114 (113 in 1961)
– Redwood City 110 (110 in 1972)
– San Jose 109 (108 in 2017)
These same six cities set records for the month and date. In addition, Gilroy‘s high of 113 surpassed the previous record high in September of 112 set Monday, as well as set a new mark for Sept. 6 surpassing the mark of 112 set in 2020.
Tuesday’s high of 81 in Half Moon Bay surpassed the record high for Sept. 6 of 80 set in 2004.
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Six Bay Area & Central Coast climate sites set their all-time record maximum temperature this afternoon. Today’s heat was anticipated to be the peak of the event with some slight cooling expected on Wednesday. However, the interior will remain hot through late week. #CAheat pic.twitter.com/QK0Ylx7cYF
— NWS Bay Area 🌉 (@NWSBayArea) September 7, 2022