National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Weather History Archive


On This Day In

                   Weather History

July 21st

Local and Regional Events:

July 21, 1940:

From near Miller, an estimated F2 tornado moved southeast, destroying a barn, garage, and two windmills.

 

July 21, 2000:

3.25-inch hail was reported near Okreek in northeastern Todd County.

 

Local Climate Information:

Click HERE for daily climate information for Aberdeen, Mobridge, Pierre, Sisseton, and Watertown.

Click HERE for daily climate information for Sioux Falls, Huron, Mitchell, and Sioux City.

 

U.S.A and Global Events for July 21st:

1983: At Vostok Station in Antarctica, the temperature dropped to 128.6 degrees below zero. This reading is the coldest temperature ever recorded.

 

1987: An F4 tornado ravages the Teton Wilderness and Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming. The tornado's violent winds destroy millions of trees on a 24.3-mile  track that traverses the Continental Divide at an elevation of 10,170 feet.

Click HERE for more This Day in Weather History from the Southeast Regional Climate Center.