The weather has been wild in SF. On New Year’s Eve we had the 2nd wettest day in San Francisco’s history. Since then we’ve seen much more hail and lightning than we usually get, but on February 23rd, 2023 we had a graupel storm.
Graupel is distinct from snow or hail, and tends to occur alongside thunderstorms. I’d say this graupel happened for about 40 minutes, really late at night.
Here’s another photo from the street behind our apartment.