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 26 July 1874 → A flash flood claimed 134 lives in Pittsburgh, PA.
 26 July 1972 → A sweltering two-week heat wave in New York City finally came to an end after causing 891 fatalities.
 26 July 1979 → The U.S. record for 24-hour rainfall was set at Alvin, TX, with exactly 45 inches (thanks to Tropical Storm Claudette).
 26 July 1993 → In Pueblo, CO the record high for today, 101, and the record low for today, 52, were both set!

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May 28, 1934:

Watertown recorded a high temperature of 102 degrees, which is the earliest yearly date when Watertown reached 100 degrees.

May 28, 1965:

Low temperatures were mostly for the mid to upper 20s across a broad area. The low temperatures set back some crops and caused light damage to others. Some low temperatures around the area include; 26 degrees in Andover; 27 in Ipswich; 28 in Britton, Leola and McLaughlin; and 29 in Clear Lake, Eureka, Gettysburg, and Pierre.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 102 (1934) Aberdeen: 30 (1965)
Kennebec: 108 (1934) Kennebec: 29 (1965)
Mobridge: 108 (1934) Mobridge: 28 (1947)
Pierre: 105 (1934) Pierre: 29 (1965)
Sisseton: 110 (1934) Sisseton: 32 (1965)
Timber Lake: 100 (1943) Timber Lake: 30 (1965)
Watertown: 102 (1934) Watertown: 31 (1965)
Wheaton: 97 (1969) Wheaton: 30 (1928)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.00" (1899)
Kennebec: 2.30" (1970)
Mobridge: 1.57" (1973)
Pierre: 2.43" (1991)
Sisseton: 1.25" (1981)
Timber Lake: 1.14" (1931)
Watertown: 1.40" (1972)
Wheaton: 2.35" (1956)


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