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 19 September 2003 → Frog eggs rained on Berlin, CT, during a rain shower from Hurricane Isabel. Since frogs in Connecticut do not lay eggs so late in the year, scientists believed that the storm had carried the eggs from its landfall point in North Carolina, more than 500 miles away.

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December 10, 2000:

Heavy snow of 6 to 8 inches fell across parts of Lyman and Jones counties on the 10th and 11th. Some amounts included 6 inches at Kennebec and Okaton and 8 inches at Murdo.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 58 (1979) Aberdeen: -29 (1972)
Kennebec: 62 (1895) Kennebec: -27 (1917)
Mobridge: 60 (1979) Mobridge: -41 (1917)
Pierre: 58 (1987) Pierre: -14 (1972)
Sisseton: 55 (1979) Sisseton: -21 (1977)
Timber Lake: 64 (1979) Timber Lake: -21 (1972)
Watertown: 53 (1928) Watertown: -20 (1972)
Wheaton: 57 (2006) Wheaton: -22 (1977)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 0.50" (1893) Aberdeen: 5.0" (1893)
Kennebec: 0.26" (1970) Kennebec: 4.0" (1970)
Mobridge: 0.16" (1970) Mobridge: 3.0" (1970)
Pierre: 0.36" (1970) Pierre: 3.6" (1970)
Sisseton: 0.20" (2004) Sisseton: 2.0" (1900)
Timber Lake: 0.68" (1970) Timber Lake: 7.0" (1970)
Watertown: 0.47" (1949) Watertown: 3.0" (1893)
Wheaton: 0.27" (1918) Wheaton: 3.5" (1983)


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