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March 19, 1968:

During a severe weather event, hail up to 1.75 inches in diameter fell 2 miles south of Brookings. In addition, hail 1.00 inch in diameter fell 3 miles northeast of Sioux Falls.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 75 (1910) Aberdeen: -11 (1965)
Kennebec: 83 (2012) Kennebec: -7 (1914)
Mobridge: 75 (1911) Mobridge: -7 (1965)
Pierre: 77 (1994) Pierre: -8 (1965)
Sisseton: 76 (2012) Sisseton: -5 (1913)
Timber Lake: 72 (2012) Timber Lake: -10 (1965)
Watertown: 71 (2012) Watertown: -17 (1893)
Wheaton: 82 (2012) Wheaton: -7 (1923)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 3.05" (1982) Aberdeen: 17.0" (1982)
Kennebec: 0.70" (1982) Kennebec: 10.0" (1979)
Mobridge: 1.12" (1982) Mobridge: 11.5" (1982)
Pierre: 1.74" (1982) Pierre: 13.3" (1982)
Sisseton: 0.44" (1979) Sisseton: 4.8" (1964)
Timber Lake: 1.40" (1982) Timber Lake: 14.0" (1982)
Watertown: 0.75" (1964) Watertown: 5.0" (1964)
Wheaton: 2.10" (1982) Wheaton: 14.0" (1982)


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