Historical Weather For 1970 in Salinas, California, USA

Location

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%)

Calendar

Daylight saving time (DST) was observed at Salinas, California during 1970. There were two time changes during 1970:

  • DST started on Sunday April 26, 1970 at 3:00 am, from PST (GMT-8) to PDT (GMT-7).
  • DST ended on Sunday October 25, 1970 at 1:00 am, from PDT (GMT-7) to PST (GMT-8).

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.

Temperature

This station did not reliably report air temperature during

1970.

Clouds

This station did not reliably report the cloud coverage during

1970.

Precipitation

This station did not reliably report precipitation observations or quantitative liquid-equivalent precipitation measurements during 1970.

Snow

Either snow is exceptionally rare at this location or this station did not reliably report it during 1970.

Humidity

This station did not reliably report relative humidity during 1970.

Dew Point

This station did not reliably report the dew point during 1970.

Wind

This station did not reliably report the wind speed or direction during 1970.

Other Measurements

This station did not reliably report the visibility during 1970.

Cloud Ceiling

This station did not reliably report the cloud ceiling during 1970.