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 22 October 1965 → A heat wave of record duration hit southern California. Downtown Los Angeles had highs in the 90s to around 100 degrees each day from the 20th to the 29th. San Diego hit 104 on the 22nd.
 22 October 2005 → Isla Mujeres, Mexico set the Northern Hemisphere's and Western Hemisphere's 24-hour rainfall record with 64.33 inches thanks to Hurricane Wilma.

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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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