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1887: A strong cold front swept across Iowa on November 26, ushering in unseasonably cold weather on the 27th and 28th. Even at noon on the 27th temperatures remained below zero across much of northern Iowa, and during the night every station in the state fell below zero. On the morning of the 28th Cresco reported a low of -25 F which remains the all-time Iowa record. At Iowa City the low was -13 F and at Grant City in Sac County the thermometer read -21 F at 7 am.

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