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On This Day In Weather History - September 30


1984   The record low ties with Sep 29 1984 and Sep 19 1991 for the record low for the month. There were no thunderstorms on the 30th from 1888-1906 and 1928-1957.


1895   The first Daily Weather Map was published by the NWS. The series is still being published (weekly).

1971   Known as the Grande Dame of Hurricanes, Hurricane Ginger was the longest lasting hurricane. She began her 30 day journey east of the Bahamas. After striking the North Carolina coast, bringing 10 inches of rain and $10 million in damage, she finally moved back out to sea where she died over colder water.

1987   South Bend, Indiana received a thunder snowstorm.