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September 11, 1978:

High winds to 65 mph damaged the roofs of several barns outside of Watertown during the early evening.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 100 (1927) Aberdeen: 28 (1940)
Kennebec: 102 (1931) Kennebec: 23 (1955)
Mobridge: 100 (1939) Mobridge: 26 (1955)
Pierre: 99 (1939) Pierre: 33 (1955)
Sisseton: 93 (1990) Sisseton: 26 (1964)
Timber Lake: 101 (1914) Timber Lake: 27 (1955)
Watertown: 96 (1931) Watertown: 25 (1898)
Wheaton: 101 (1931) Wheaton: 35 (1955)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 0.80" (1901)
Kennebec: 1.51" (1906)
Mobridge: 1.63" (1999)
Pierre: 0.58" (1900)
Sisseton: 0.83" (1999)
Timber Lake: 1.31" (1999)
Watertown: 1.41" (1978)
Wheaton: 1.93" (1930)


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