Scorching Temperatures Shatter Records on August 29, 2012

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Record High Temperatures set during the afternoon of August 29

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New Record

Old Record

Camp Crook, SD 100 (tied) 100 in 1969 and 1924
East Rapid City, SD 106 100 in 1961
Ft. Meade, SD 102 100 in 1961
Gillette, WY 102 98 in 1948
Hot Springs, SD 103 102 in 1961
Lead, SD 94 (tied) 94 in 1961
Lemmon, SD 103 101 in 1961
Maurine 12 SW/Opal, SD 108 105 in 1979
Milesville 5 NE, SD 110 103 in 1961
Mission 14 S, SD 107 99 in 1995
Mt. Rushmore, SD 97 90 in 1995
Newcastle, WY 100 98 in 1909
Oelrichs, SD 106 (tied) 106 in 1990 and 1924
Pactola Reservoir, SD 98 92 in 1985
Rapid City Airport, SD 107 102 in 1961
Sundance, WY 102 95 in 1959

August Record High Temperature Set in Sundance, WY

  • The high temperature of 102 degrees on August 29 at Sundance, WY broke the August record high of 101 degrees that occurred on August 6 2001, August 18 1959, and August 14 1937.

August Record High Temperatures Tied at Several Stations

  • The high temperature of 107 degrees on August 29 at the Rapid City Regional Airport tied the August record high of 107 degrees set on August 13 2007.
  • The high temperature of 106 degrees on August 29 at East Rapid City tied the August record high of 106 degrees that occurred on August 14 1935 and August 1 1900.
  • The high temperature of 110 degrees on August 29 at Milesville 5 NE, SD tied the August record high of 110 degrees that occurred on August 15 1988 and August 26 1970.
  • The high temperature of 98 degrees during the afternoon of August 29 at Pactola Dam, SD tied the August record high of 98 degrees that occurred on August 14 2007, August 16 1988, August 19 1986, August 8 1975, and August 12 1969.


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