This report describes the historical weather record at the Salinas Municipal Airport (Salinas, California, United States) during 1970. This station has records back to November 1948.
Salinas, California has a mediterranean climate with dry warm summers and mild winters. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by grasslands (66%), oceans and seas (15%), forests (14%), and croplands (3%)
Daylight saving time (DST) was observed at Salinas, California during 1970. There were two time changes during 1970:
1970 was not a leap year, so it has 365 days and no February 29th. The first leap year before 1970 was 1968 and the first after was 1972.
The summer and winter solstices and the spring and fall equinoxes mark the passing of the seasons. They fall on nearly the same day each year, with differences of a day or two depending on the year. In 1970 they occurred on:
|Spring Equinox||Saturday, 21 March 1970.|
|Summer Solstice||Sunday, 21 June 1970.|
|Fall Equinox||Wednesday, 23 September 1970.|
|Winter Solstice||Tuesday, 22 December 1970.|
This station did not reliably report air temperature during1970.
This station did not reliably report the cloud coverage during1970.
Either snow is exceptionally rare at this location or this station did not reliably report it during 1970.
This station did not reliably report relative humidity during 1970.
This station did not reliably report the dew point during 1970.
This station did not reliably report the wind speed or direction during 1970.
This station did not reliably report the visibility during 1970.
This station did not reliably report the cloud ceiling during 1970.