SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — It’s officially the fall season, but temperatures across the Bay Area are setting records for heat in October. Records of high temperatures on Wednesday were either tied or broken in cities such as San Francisco and Oakland.
It was as warm as 91 degrees in downtown Oakland, which shatters the 31-year-old record of 84 degrees for Oct. 19, according to the National Weather Service (NWS). Other records broken on this day include 86 degrees at SFO Airport, breaking the record of 85 in 1964. The high of 90 degrees in downtown SF tied the record for Oct. 19 that was set back in 1913.
Daily Record High Temperatures for Oct. 19, 2022
|Downtown Oakland||91||84 in 1991|
|Redwood City||92||89 in 1964|
|Downtown San Francisco||90 (tied)||90 in 1913|
|SFO Airport||86||85 in 1964|
|Salinas Airport||97 (tied)||97 in 1964|
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However, NWS said all the data should be considered preliminary. Official data will be available from the National Centers for Environmental Information.