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 29 December 1894 → Temperatures fell into the 10 to 15 degree range in northern Florida. Tallahassee remained below freezing for the entire day.
 29 December 1942 → One of the worst ice storms to hit eastern Ontario, southern Quebec, and northern New York in 100 years was underway. More than 1 inch of ice brought the area to a standstill for several days. Outlying areas were reported to be a mass of tangled wires and trees. Telephone wires were covered by ice as thick as a person's wrist. Cornwall, ON, was without power for 10 days.
 29 December 1964 → Wind speeds over 100 mph buffeted the eastern shores of Australia as a small but intense storm moved up the country's Pacific coast. The combination of the powerful winds and large hail resulted in great destruction to trees and structures.

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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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