Jun 1, 2014

Rainy season ends in California; exceptional drought continues to intensify

California
USA
by
Daniel Swain
,
California Weather Blog
Persistently high geopotential heights continue near and west of California. Image: NOAA/ESRL
Persistently high geopotential heights continue near and west of California. Image: NOAA/ESRL

April and May 2014 were very dry months for much of California. In most of the major population centers, little or no measurable precipitation occurred during the entire month of May