This Day in National/World Weather History ...
 30 September 1971 → Known as the Grande Dame of Hurricanes, Hurricane Ginger was the longest lasting Atlantic hurricane of the 20th Century. She began her 27 day journey east of the Bahamas, went out to the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, then turned around and came back to the west. The storm struck the North Carolina coast on this date, bringing 10 inches of rain and $10 million in damage.
 30 September 1987 → South Bend, IN received a thunder snowstorm.

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July 26, 1921:

On the summit of Mt. Wellenkuppe, in Switzerland, the temperature reached 100 degrees by 10 am. The summit has an elevation of 12,830 feet and was covered in snow.

July 26, 1963:

An estimated F2 tornado moved northeast from 4 miles northeast of Raymond. Barns and outbuildings were destroyed on one farm, and the home was unroofed. Asphalt was ripped off a state highway.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 112 (1931) Aberdeen: 42 (1962)
Kennebec: 110 (2003) Kennebec: 42 (1971)
Mobridge: 110 (1935) Mobridge: 42 (1915)
Pierre: 108 (1935) Pierre: 46 (1971)
Sisseton: 104 (1976) Sisseton: 48 (1937)
Timber Lake: 106 (1935) Timber Lake: 42 (1971)
Watertown: 106 (1930) Watertown: 45 (1911)
Wheaton: 107 (1931) Wheaton: 47 (1971)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.80" (1916)
Kennebec: 2.70" (1976)
Mobridge: 1.11" (1942)
Pierre: 2.34" (1903)
Sisseton: 1.48" (1972)
Timber Lake: 1.60" (1979)
Watertown: 1.29" (1963)
Wheaton: 1.67" (1972)


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