(CBS SF) — Low temperatures were the highest on record in three local cities this summer, a National Weather Service meteorologist said Sunday.
Meteorologist Charles Bell averaged the low temperatures for San Francisco, Santa Cruz and Monterey from June 1 to Aug. 30 and found the temperatures were the highest on record.READ MORE: Vallejo Fire Crews Respond to 4-Alarm Brush Fire Involving 2 Homes
San Francisco’s average low temperature this summer was 57.7 degrees, more than a degree warmer than the record of 56.5 degrees set in 1985, Bell said.
Monterey’s average low temperature this summer 55.5 degrees, up from 54.6 degrees in 1992.READ MORE: COVID Reopening: San Franciscans Hopeful as City Drops Pandemic Restrictions
The average low in Santa Cruz this summer was 56.7 degrees, breaking the previous record of 56 degrees set last year.
He attributed part of the record temperatures to warmer summer sea surface temperatures, Bell said.njones1MORE NEWS: Even With California's Reopening, Many Business Customers Keeping Masks On
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