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 28 January 1757 → On a bitterly cold day in York Factory, Manitoba, it was cold enough to freeze English Brandy. English Brandy freezes at -26 degrees.
 28 January 1887 → A rancher near Fort Keogh, MT, reported snowflakes that were 15 inches in diameter. The weather observer over at the fort did report snow that day, but did not specify how large the flakes were. Temperatures were in the teens and 20s.

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August 25, 1814:

A hurricane, that included a tornado, struck Washington, D.C. The hurricane extinguished fires to the Capitol and White House that were set a blazed by British Soldiers.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 101 (1926) Aberdeen: 38 (1896)
Kennebec: 110 (1926) Kennebec: 37 (1934)
Mobridge: 104 (1991) Mobridge: 37 (1934)
Pierre: 108 (1991) Pierre: 45 (1934)
Sisseton: 98 (1983) Sisseton: 42 (1950)
Timber Lake: 106 (1926) Timber Lake: 37 (1992)
Watertown: 98 (1926) Watertown: 37 (1934)
Wheaton: 99 (1949) Wheaton: 42 (1950)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.11" (1960)
Kennebec: 1.13" (1960)
Mobridge: 1.24" (1963)
Pierre: 1.54" (1944)
Sisseton: 1.25" (1960)
Timber Lake: 1.29" (1943)
Watertown: 1.35" (1960)
Wheaton: 1.22" (2006)


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