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February 6, 1959:

A man from Gary in Deuel County was in critical condition with frozen hands, feet, and arms after spending the night in his car in subzero weather.

February 6, 1987:

Record warmth occurred across all of central, north central, and northeast South Dakota as well as west central Minnesota with highs in the mid 50s to the lower 60s. Aberdeen, Kennebec, Mobridge, Pierre, Sisseton, Timber Lake, Watertown, and Wheaton all set record highs on this date in the 1987. Pierre recorded the warmest temperature for the day with 62 degrees.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 58 (1987) Aberdeen: -33 (1907)
Kennebec: 64 (2009) Kennebec: -38 (1936)
Mobridge: 56 (1987) Mobridge: -28 (1936)
Pierre: 62 (1987) Pierre: -23 (1936)
Sisseton: 57 (1987) Sisseton: -30 (1936)
Timber Lake: 58 (1987) Timber Lake: -30 (1936)
Watertown: 53 (1987) Watertown: -27 (1893)
Wheaton: 58 (1987) Wheaton: -25 (1982)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 1.00" (1911) Aberdeen: 10.0" (1911)
Kennebec: 0.48" (1935) Kennebec: 2.0" (1937)
Mobridge: 0.20" (1919) Mobridge: 2.8" (1945)
Pierre: 0.22" (1911) Pierre: 5.2" (2001)
Sisseton: 0.52" (1946) Sisseton: 8.0" (1946)
Timber Lake: 0.33" (1916) Timber Lake: 4.5" (1916)
Watertown: 0.30" (1928) Watertown: 4.0" (1914)
Wheaton: 0.50" (1946) Wheaton: 2.5" (2007)


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