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July 13, 1964:

Early morning low temperatures dropped into the lower to mid 30s across the northern half of the state. Some low temperatures include 32 degrees at Castlewood, 33 in Andover and 4 miles NW of Onida.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 106 (1936) Aberdeen: 44 (1987)
Kennebec: 109 (1954) Kennebec: 41 (1950)
Mobridge: 105 (1940) Mobridge: 41 (1950)
Pierre: 110 (1974) Pierre: 45 (1950)
Sisseton: 104 (1974) Sisseton: 47 (1990)
Timber Lake: 104 (1940) Timber Lake: 41 (1950)
Watertown: 101 (1936) Watertown: 38 (1926)
Wheaton: 99 (1983) Wheaton: 43 (1924)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.85" (1937)
Kennebec: 1.36" (1962)
Mobridge: 2.36" (1937)
Pierre: 2.28" (1966)
Sisseton: 0.94" (1941)
Timber Lake: 2.21" (1937)
Watertown: 1.90" (1966)
Wheaton: 1.06" (1988)


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