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On This Day In Weather History - June 30


1936   Kansas City received a half an inch an inch of rain, after going the first twenty-eight days of the month with only 0.01 inches. June of 1936 was the second driest of record, in the midst of a drought that lasted for the most of the thirties, from 1934 on.


1912   Known more popularly as the "Regina Cyclone" this tornado was the worst in Canadian history in terms of deaths. Twenty-eight people died, hundreds were injured, and property damage totaled four million dollars with 500 buildings damaged or destroyed. The tornado started 10 miles south of the city and continued for another 8 miles north before dissipating.

1989   Heavy rain deluged the Southeast, with parts of Louisiana reporting nearly 2 feet of rain in 3 days. Birmingham set a record with 13.12 inches of rain for the month of June.