By Mark Gomez | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: May 21, 2019 at 6:34 am | UPDATED: May 21, 2019 at 6:38 am The Bay Area has received rain in six of the past seven days, including a weak storm system Tuesday that may keep things wet through the evening. Although meteorologists say the late-season storms are unusual, this month is nowhere close to being the wettest May on record in the Bay Area. In San Francisco, where rainfall data goes back to 1850, this May is the 15th wettest on record with 1.82 inches (through Tuesday at 6 a.m.), according to data from the National Weather Service. It’s the wettest May in San Francisco since 1998, when 3.92 inches fell. The May record in San Francisco occurred in 1925, when 4.02 inches fell. In San Jose, where rainfall data dates to 1893, this month ranks as the 11th wettest on record with 1.31 inches (though 6 a.m. Tuesday), according to the weather service. It’s the wettest May in San Jose since 2005, when 1.72 inches was recorded. The wettest May on record in San Jose is 1915, when 2.69 inches was measured. Impressive month-to-date rain totals across… Read full this story
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