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 22 October 1965 → A heat wave of record duration hit southern California. Downtown Los Angeles had highs in the 90s to around 100 degrees each day from the 20th to the 29th. San Diego hit 104 on the 22nd.
 22 October 2005 → Isla Mujeres, Mexico set the Northern Hemisphere's and Western Hemisphere's 24-hour rainfall record with 64.33 inches thanks to Hurricane Wilma.

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September 15, 1977:

Sioux Falls residents received a rude awakening during the morning hours as thunderstorms rolled through the city. Over two and one-half inches of rain fell in the city in an hour and 15 minutes. The large amount of rain in a short period of time led to street flooding in some areas. Lightning strikes from the storms also started several small fires.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 100 (1955) Aberdeen: 28 (1964)
Kennebec: 105 (1955) Kennebec: 28 (1961)
Mobridge: 104 (1948) Mobridge: 28 (1916)
Pierre: 104 (1948) Pierre: 32 (2011)
Sisseton: 101 (1955) Sisseton: 30 (2011)
Timber Lake: 105 (1948) Timber Lake: 26 (1916)
Watertown: 96 (1955) Watertown: 29 (1916)
Wheaton: 95 (1955) Wheaton: 30 (1916)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 1.30" (1921) Aberdeen: 0.1" (1903)
Kennebec: 1.20" (1924)
Mobridge: 0.47" (1967)
Pierre: 1.32" (2010)
Sisseton: 0.92" (2004)
Timber Lake: 0.49" (1968) Timber Lake: 2.0" (1912)
Watertown: 2.56" (2010)
Wheaton: 0.95" (2004)


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