Ripon sets unofficial record high temp last week Thursday

When temperatures in Ripon hit 80 degrees last week Thursday afternoon — on just April 1 — they may have set a record.

Ripon-based Skywarn spotter Jim Hoth noted that, according to Ambient Weather / Wunderground, the previous record was 79 back in 1986. He observed temperatures of 80 or above in Ripon in several locations that day.

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