Record Low Temperature Set in Huron Sunday Morning

RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
830 AM CST SUN MAR 1 2009

...NEW DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE RECORD SET IN HURON SOUTH DAKOTA FOR
THIS FIRST DAY OF METEOROLOGICAL SPRING...

AT 630 AM CST...THE TEMPERATURE AT HURON REGIONAL AIRPORT DIPPED TO
20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO...WHICH SETS A NEW DAILY MINIMUM TEMPERATURE 
RECORD FOR THIS DATE.  THE PREVIOUS RECORD WAS ESTABLISHED IN 
1962...WITH A READING OF 17 DEGREES BELOW ZERO.

THIS TEMPERATURE IS THE COLDEST RECORDED DURING MARCH IN HURON SINCE
THE MERCURY DIPPED TO 24 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON MARCH 4 1960. IT IS
ALSO TIED FOR THE 4TH COLDEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED IN MARCH.
BELOW IS A LIST OF THE COLDEST MARCH DAYS IN HURON SOUTH DAKOTA.

   RANK/DATE         TEMPERATURE

 1. MARCH 14 1897        -25
 2. MARCH  4 1960        -24 TIED
 2. MARCH  4 1891        -24 TIED
 3. MARCH 15 1897        -22
 4. MARCH  2 1913        -20 TIED
 4. MARCH  1 2009        -20 TIED 
 5. MARCH 13 1960        -19

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