Very hot temperatures break records on June 26, 2012

A very hot day occurred on June 26, 2012 across northeastern Wyoming and western South Dakota. A listing of maximum temperatures:

South Dakota

June 26 High

Old Record

Ardmore 2N 106 (T) 106 in 1974
Buffalo 111 no records available
Custer AP 96 no records available
Edgemont* 108 102 in 1980
Faith AP 103 no records available
Fort Meade 102 101 in 1974
Hill City 99 93 in 1990
Hoover 112 no records available
Hot Springs 104 (T) 104 in 1974
Lead 96 94 in 1980
Milesville 5ENE 105 102 in 1974,1961
Mission* 101 99 in 1980
Mission 14S* 104 99 in 1970, 1961
Mount Rushmore 98 (T) 98 in 1974
Newell* 104 102 in 1936, 1926
NW Rapid City* 106 99 in 1988
Oelrichs* 106 (T) 106 in 1990
Opal* 103 99 in 1990
Pactola* 99 98 in 1970
Philip AP 108 no records available
Pine Ridge AP 105 no records available
Rapid City AP 109 105 in 1974
Rapid City NWS 106 101 in 1931
Shadehill 102 no records available
Spearfish* 103 101 in 1936
Wind Cave 99 (T) 99 in 2007
Winner AP 100 no records available
   

Wyoming

June 26 High

Old Record

Gillette 4SE 102 101 in 1980
Gillette AP 102 no records available
   

Monthly Records

New June
Record High

Old Record

Edgemont 108 104 on 6/30/2002, 6/28/1990, 6/25/1988
Hill City 99 96 on 6/29/2002
Lead 96 (T) 96 on 6/29/2002
NW Rapid City 106 105 on 6/26/1974
Pactola 99 (T) 99 on 6/30/2002
Rapid City AP 109 (T) 109 on 6/29/2002
Rapid City WFO 106 105 on 6/28/1931

(T)ied previous record 

* Record set on 6/27 due to observation time

Gillette 4SE set a monthly June high of 107 degrees on June 24, 2012 of 107 degrees; the previous record was 104 degrees on June 23, 1954

 



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