Cold Temperatures Across the Black Hills Region Feb 1

Februray 1, 2011 - Temperatures dropped well below zero by the morning of February 1 as cold Arctic air moved over the northern
Plains. Low temperatures at locations across the region include with the record lows for official observing sites:
Western South Dakota Stations
Badlands National Park / Cedar Pass -13; record -16 in 1996

Badlands National Park/8 S Wall -15
32 NW Belle Fourche -20
Belle Fourche Reservoir  -15

Buffalo -20
13 SE Buffalo   -21
Bison   -18
Camp Crook -26; record -37 in 1917
Cottonwood   -12; record: -34 in 1918 
Custer Airport   -20
2 SW Custer   -20
Deerfield Reservoir  -26
10 NW Deerfield   -29
Eagle Butte   -10 
Eagle Butte Airport  -9
6 NW Edgemont   -22; record: -25 in 1985
10 NE Edgemont   -21
14 NW Edgemont   -26 
Ellsworth AFB   -13
Elm Springs   -15; record: -24 in 1989
Faith Airport   -13
Fort Meade -14; record: -26 in 1917
Hill City   -18; record: -20 in 1989
8 NE Hill City   -15
Hoover   -17
Hot Springs -28; NEW record; old record -19 in 1985
Hot Springs Airport   -24
Lead -24; record -29 in 1917
Lemmon -17; record -36 in 1917
Lemmon Airport   -17
Martin   -16
Milesville -10; record -36 in 1918
Mission   -12
Mount Rushmore   -17; record: -21 in 1996
Nemo   -21
Newell   -16
Nisland   -15
Oral   -27 NEW record; old record: -22 in 1979
Pactola Reservoir  -17; record: -23 in 1985
6 W Parmalee   -14
Philip Airport   -9
Pine Ridge Airport  -17
5 NE Porcupine   -17
Downtown Rapid City  -14; record: -26 in 1893
Rapid City Airport -13; record: -25 in 1996
4 NW Rapid City   -14; record: -23 in 1985
6 W Rochford   -28
7 NW Rochford   -25
Rosebud   -12
Shadehill Reservoir  -15
6 SW Shadehill   -16
Spearfish Airport  -17
Sturgis Airport   -15
Vale   -14
White River   -9
Wind Cave   -21; record: -14 in 1996
Winner Airport   -6
 
Northeastern Wyoming Stations
Devils Tower  -31; tied record of -31 in 1985
Echeta   -18
Gillette -23; record -29 in 1917
Gillette Aiprort  -21
10 SE Hulett   -25
Keyhole Reservoir  -31
Newcastle   -21; record: -24 in 1918
Pine Haven   -24
Sundance -29; record: -30 in 1917
6 NW Sundance   -27
15 SW Sundance   -27
14NE Upton   -24
25N Weston   -18
13 N Wright   -27
25 SE Wright   -13
 
Winds were also strong overnight, resulting in frigid wind chill readings. The lowest wind chill reported at the automated weather stations:
Buffalo -52 at 7 am
Custer Airport -33 at 9 am
Ellsworth AFB -42 from 8-9 pm Monday night
Faith Airport -39 at 3 am & 5 am
Philip Airport -36 at 7 pm & 11 pm Monday night
Pine Ridge Airport -36 at Midnight
Rapid City Airport -40 at 4 am
Spearfish Airport -41 at 9 pm Monday night
Winner Airport -32 at 8 pm CST Monday night
Gillette Airport -40 from 1am-6am
 


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