Updated 9/24/19

One of the major perks of living in the Bay Area is its mild year-round climate. However, despite the typically moderate conditions, Bay Area residents are not wholly unfamiliar with extreme weather. Take the heat wave that hit during Labor Day weekend in 2017, which left San Francisco smoldering at a historic high of 106 degrees Fahrenheit. Likewise, the summer of 2019 brought the heat, with triple-digit temperatures recorded in several Bay Area cities during June 11-12.

While such instances of extreme heat are far from the norm, their sporadic nature makes it all the more important to be prepared for them. After all, if you aren’t accustomed to living in hot weather, Read more