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Bakersfield Weather Records

Bakersfield, California weather data and records from 1893–2022 based on data compiled by the NOAA.
All data displayed in U.S. customary units.
All data displayed in metric units.
All-Time Recorded High
The highest temperature ever recorded in Bakersfield, California was 118.0 °F47.8 °C which occurred on July 28, 1908.
Highest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
All-Time Recorded Low
The lowest temperature ever recorded in Bakersfield, California was 12.9 °F-10.6 °C which occurred on December 24, 1905.
Lowest Temperatures: All-Time By Year
Bakersfield Weather by Month
Averages based on the years 1991–2020
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
☀️ Average high (°F°C) 58.614.8 64.518.1 70.421.3 76.124.5 84.229.0 92.433.5 98.336.8 97.136.2 91.633.1 80.326.9 67.219.5 58.614.8 78.325.7
🌙 Average low (°F°C) 39.94.4 42.65.9 46.48.0 50.010.0 57.314.0 64.217.9 70.621.5 69.320.7 64.418.0 54.712.6 44.87.1 39.03.9 53.712.0
☀️ Record high (°F°C) 82.027.8 88.031.1 93.934.4 100.938.3 109.943.3 114.145.6 118.047.8 117.047.2 111.944.4 104.040.0 95.035.0 87.130.6 118.047.8
🌙 Record low (°F°C) 14.0-10.0 19.9-6.7 19.9-6.7 28.0-2.2 34.01.1 37.93.3 46.07.8 44.16.7 30.0-1.1 28.9-1.7 21.9-5.6 12.9-10.6 12.9-10.6
💧 Average precipitation (inchescm) 1.23.0 1.23.0 1.22.9 0.61.5 0.30.6 0.00.1 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.1 0.30.7 0.51.3 1.12.8 6.416.2
💧 Daily % chance precipitation 20.4 23.8 19.5 12.9 6.8 1.2 0.5 0.3 2.1 5.2 11.9 19.2 10.3
❄️ Average snow (inchescm) 0.10.3 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.00.0 0.10.3
More Bakersfield Weather Records
1893–2022
Highest daily low 88.0 °F31.1 °C July 22, 1910
Lowest daily high 32.0 °F0.0 °C December 25, 1918
Most daily precipitation 2.3 inches5.8 cm February 9, 1978
Most monthly precipitation 5.8 inches14.8 cm December 2010
Most yearly precipitation 13.3 inches33.9 cm 1998
Earliest freeze September 23 1903
Latest freeze April 11 1903
Earliest snow December 11 1932
Latest snow March 17 1922
Most daily snow 4.0 inches10.2 cm December 11, 1932
Most monthly snow 4.0 inches10.2 cm December 1932
Most yearly snow 4.0 inches10.2 cm 1932
Bakersfield Weather Streaks
Most consecutive days...
With precipitation 11 days Jan 8–18, 1980
Without precipitation 211 days Mar 3 – Sep 29, 1966
High temperature ≥ 80 °F27 °C 174 days Apr 24 – Oct 14, 1908
High temperature ≥ 90 °F32 °C 114 days Jun 9 – Sep 30, 1905
High temperature ≥ 100 °F38 °C 50 days Jul 1 – Aug 19, 1906
Bakersfield Weather by Year
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Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1937–2022 Bakersfield Airport location
1893–1937 Bakersfield location