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 19 September 2003 → Frog eggs rained on Berlin, CT, during a rain shower from Hurricane Isabel. Since frogs in Connecticut do not lay eggs so late in the year, scientists believed that the storm had carried the eggs from its landfall point in North Carolina, more than 500 miles away.

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November 4, 1992:

Significant snow blanketed much of the state except the southwest between November 1st and November 4th. The snow and slush caused numerous minor traffic accidents and further delayed the fall harvest in many areas. The greatest snowfall amounts included over a foot in north central and northeast South Dakota, and the northern Black Hills, with generally 3 to 7 inches reported elsewhere. Some of the more significant storm total snowfall reports were 25.2 inches at Lead, 15 inches at Eureka, 14 inches near Summit, 13 inches near Victor, 12.6 inches at Roscoe, and 12 inches in Leola and 23 mile north of Highmore.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 78 (1975) Aberdeen: -2 (1991)
Kennebec: 79 (1917) Kennebec: -1 (1991)
Mobridge: 77 (1917) Mobridge: -2 (1935)
Pierre: 78 (1978) Pierre: 0 (1951)
Sisseton: 74 (1975) Sisseton: -2 (1951)
Timber Lake: 76 (1975) Timber Lake: 0 (1991)
Watertown: 73 (1975) Watertown: -2 (1991)
Wheaton: 74 (1975) Wheaton: 0 (1991)

Record Precipitation: Record Snowfall:
Aberdeen: 0.80" (1922) Aberdeen: 4.8" (2003)
Kennebec: 0.25" (1947) Kennebec: 2.0" (2003)
Mobridge: 0.54" (1948) Mobridge: 3.8" (1959)
Pierre: 0.31" (1959) Pierre: 4.0" (1959)
Sisseton: 0.46" (1988) Sisseton: 3.5" (2003)
Timber Lake: 1.07" (1948) Timber Lake: 3.0" (1959)
Watertown: 0.39" (1956) Watertown: 2.0" (1959)
Wheaton: 0.47" (1940) Wheaton: 3.0" (2003)


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