Bakersfield gets 1st rain in 54 days

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) There was some light rain Thursday in Bakersfield - 0.02 of an inch was recorded.

That's the first recorded rainfall in 54 days, dating all the way back to Dec. 7.

It was also the driest start to January, ever.

There had been 29 straight days of no rain. That's a record to start the year.