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 22 August 1998 → The remnants of Hurricane Charley dumped 17.09 inches of rain on Del Rio, TX. More rain fell in one day than normally falls there in a year.
 22 August 1999 → The citizens of Corpus Christi were very shaken when Hurricane Bret, a Category 4 hurricane with top winds of 140 mph, swirled around the Gulf of Mexico picking up steam as it headed toward the Texas coast. As Bret approached the coast, forecasters feared the hurricane would strike the city, but the storm turned west and came ashore in sparsely populated Kenedy County the early evening of August 22.

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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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