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September 29, 1982:

An early snowfall in the Black Hills resulted in the breakage of tree branches and caused power outages in parts of Lead and Nevada Gulch.


Record Highs: Record Lows:
Aberdeen: 95 (1897) Aberdeen: 11 (1939)
Kennebec: 96 (1991) Kennebec: 21 (1984)
Mobridge: 91 (1931) Mobridge: 20 (1939)
Pierre: 92 (2007) Pierre: 29 (2009)
Sisseton: 92 (1933) Sisseton: 23 (1939)
Timber Lake: 92 (2007) Timber Lake: 24 (1939)
Watertown: 87 (1933) Watertown: 9 (1899)
Wheaton: 87 (1995) Wheaton: 26 (1956)

Record Precipitation:
Aberdeen: 0.86" (1995)
Kennebec: 1.04" (1973)
Mobridge: 0.88" (1965)
Pierre: 0.93" (1965)
Sisseton: 2.50" (1995)
Timber Lake: 0.90" (1965)
Watertown: 1.05" (1965)
Wheaton: 2.52" (1995)


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