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October 30th

Local and Regional Events:

October 30, 1943:

Snow fell across much of central and north central South Dakota on this date in 1943. Snowfall amounts of 2 to 7 inches occurred. Snowfall amounts included, 2 inches at Timber Lake, 4 inches at Murdo, 5 inches at Mobridge, and 7 inches at Kennebec and Pierre.


October 30, 1950:

Much above normal temperatures occurred across the entire area of central and northeast South Dakota as well as west central Minnesota. Record highs were mostly in the 80s across the area. The records were 78 degrees at Sisseton, 80 degrees at Wheaton, 85 degrees at Watertown and Aberdeen, 86 degrees at Mobridge, 88 degrees at Pierre, and a hot 91 degrees at Kennebec.

U.S.A and Global Events for October 30th:

1991: The Perfect Storm, also known as the No-Name Storm reached maximum strength on this day with a low pressure of 972 mb and sustained winds of 69 mph. Click HERE for more information from the History Channel.


This image shows an extratropical low at peak intensity October 30 at 1226 UTC. This image was produced from data from NOAA-12, provided by NOAA.

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