This date in 1934 was unusually hot across the region

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
1044 AM CDT MON MAY 8 2006

...UNUSUALLY HOT TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION ON THIS DATE IN
1934...

THIS DATE IN 1934 WAS UNUSUALLY HOT WITH TEMPERATURES CLIMBING WELL
INTO THE 90S. HOTTEST TEMPERATURES OF 100 DEGREES OR MORE OCCURRED
ACROSS CENTRAL AND NORTHEAST SOUTH DAKOTA. THESE TEMPERATURES ARE 25
TO 35 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE DATE.

CITY       MAY 8TH 1934 MAXIMUM    NORMAL MAXIMUM    DEPARTURE FROM
              TEMPERATURE                               NORMAL
 
ABERDEEN      105 DEGREES           68 DEGREES       +37 DEGREES
MOBRIDGE      103 DEGREES           67 DEGREES       +36 DEGREES
PIERRE        103 DEGREES           69 DEGREES       +34 DEGREES
MITCHELL      102 DEGREES           68 DEGREES       +34 DEGREES
WATERTOWN      99 DEGREES           65 DEGREES       +34 DEGREES
HURON         101 DEGREES           68 DEGREES       +33 DEGREES
SISSETON      100 DEGREES           67 DEGREES       +33 DEGREES
SIOUX FALLS    96 DEGREES           68 DEGREES       +28 DEGREES
RAPID CITY     93 DEGREES           65 DEGREES       +28 DEGREES
SIOUX CITY     98 DEGREES           70 DEGREES       +28 DEGREES


OTHER HIGH TEMPERATURES FROM THAT AFTERNOON ACROSS THE REGION
INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING SITES...

SOUTH DAKOTA...

CAMP CROOK     93 DEGREES
NEWELL         94 DEGREES
PINE RIDGE     96 DEGREES
BROOKINGS      97 DEGREES
DUPREE         97 DEGREES
CENTERVILLE    98 DEGREES
HOT SPRINGS    98 DEGREES
ALEXANDRIA     99 DEGREES
GREGORY        99 DEGREES
LEMMON         99 DEGREES
VERMILLION     99 DEGREES
ARMOUR        100 DEGREES
COTTONWOOD    102 DEGREES
HIGHMORE      103 DEGREES
WOOD          103 DEGREES
ACADEMY       104 DEGREES
FORESTBURG    104 DEGREES
REDFIELD      105 DEGREES


IOWA...

STORM LAKE     94 DEGREES
ROCK RAPIDS    98 DEGREES
SPENCER        98 DEGREES
LE MARS        99 DEGREES


MINNESOTA...

WORTHINGTON    95 DEGREES






$$
SHEEHAN





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