SF encounters in close proximity to document small temperatures

Temperatures in downtown San Francisco dropped to a around history small of 49 levels early Sunday morning as a “unusual” winterlike weather conditions pattern moves through the Bay Location region, bringing gentle rain showers and gusty circumstances that are expected to linger until Wednesday at the earliest, Nationwide Climate Service meteorologist Brooke Bingaman explained. 

As a very low-force process helps make its way throughout the North Bay and into San Francisco on Sunday, most parts of the Bay Place will see just a several hundredths of an inch of rain, when the coastal mountains of Sonoma County could expertise up to a tenth of an inch. 

“We could nevertheless see some gentle pop-up showers in the afternoon on Monday and Tuesday, and we’re maintaining our eye out on no matter if or not people could likely have some smaller thunderstorms,” Bingaman said, noting that the greatest chances for thunderstorm action would be in the North Bay and the East Bay.  

In higher-elevation locations like Mount Diablo and pieces of the East Bay hills, it is doable the rain could even switch into a dusting of snow Sunday afternoon into Monday early morning — “not sufficient to make snow angels, but ample to enjoy,” Bingaman reported. 

A lot more hanging still is the “very chilly air” that will accompany the unsettled weather sample, with temperatures dipping into the mid-30s and mid-40s, even though they could plummet to the lower- to mid-30s in some of the chillier inland valleys.


“We’re expecting to see colder-than-usual temperatures at minimum as a result of Tuesday,” Bingaman stated. “People ought to anticipate some quite chilly commences to Monday and Tuesday morning.”

Blustery ailments are also to be envisioned early this week. Bingaman said many of the Countrywide Weather conditions Service’s observation stations measured gusts of 20 to 30 mph Sunday morning that could get to up to 40 mph in the East and North Bay hills. 

That explained, some respite is on the way. The technique is expected to exit the Bay Place area Wednesday, and seasonable temperatures in the popular 70s into the low 80s should return by Friday and Saturday, with right away lows in the minimal- to mid-50s, Bingaman explained. 

For now, though, your greatest bet is probably to steer obvious of any out of doors pursuits. 

“Be conscientious this Mother’s Working day,” Bingaman reported. “I would not prepare a picnic this afternoon, but if you are setting up to do something outside the house, be organized for brisk problems with it becoming cooler than typical and reasonably breezy for most of today.”