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September 4, 2001:

Near record or record heat hit central and north central South Dakota on this day in 2001. High temperatures during the afternoon were in the upper 90s to around 105 degrees. Pierre and Kennebec set record highs of 105 and 106, respectively. Mobridge rose to a high of 96 and Timber Lake topped out at 98 degrees on this day in 2001.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 100 (1931) Aberdeen: 30 (1961)
Kennebec: 106 (2001) Kennebec: 33 (1961)
Mobridge: 103 (1948) Mobridge: 37 (1962)
Pierre: 105 (2001) Pierre: 38 (1965)
Sisseton: 100 (1952) Sisseton: 37 (1903)
Timber Lake: 103 (1913) Timber Lake: 31 (1962)
Watertown: 101 (1933) Watertown: 32 (1902)
Wheaton: 101 (1922) Wheaton: 30 (1918)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.75" (1971)
Kennebec: 1.00" (1949)
Mobridge: 0.91" (1951)
Pierre: 1.70" (1975)
Sisseton: 1.20" (1999)
Timber Lake: 0.63" (1999)
Watertown: 0.91" (1949)
Wheaton: 1.80" (1963)


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