11 April in Weather History



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Maximum temperature
The maximum measured temperature on this day was 84.4 °F in 2017 at 15.51.
Minimum temperature
The minimum measured temperature on this day was 33.1 °F in 2020 at 07.11.
Maximum humidity
The maximum measured humidity on this day was 97 %.
Minimum humidity
The minimum measured humidity on this day was 24 % in 2020 at 17.02.
Maximum pressure
The maximum measured pressure on this day was 30.35 inhg in 2016 at 00.02.
Minimum pressure
The minimum measured pressure on this day was 29.47 inhg in 2021 at 17.18.
Maximum wind speed
The maximum measured wind speed on this day was 8.5 mph in 2016 at 11.25.
Maximum wind gust
The maximum measured wind gust on this day was 19.9 mph in 2021 at 15.51.


US Weather Events

US Weather Events

1965 56 yrs ago
"Severe thunderstorms in the Upper Midwest spawned fifty-one tornadoes killing 256 persons and causing more than 200 million dollars damage. Indiana, Ohio and Michigan were hardest hit in the ""Palm Sunday Tornado Outbreak"". (David Ludlum)"
1987 34 yrs ago
Ten days of flooding in the northeastern U.S. finally came to an end. Damage from flooding due to rain and snow melt ran into the billions of dollars. The collapse of the New York State Thruway Bridge over Schoharie Creek claimed ten lives. (Storm Data)
1988 33 yrs ago
Sixteen cities in the western U.S., nine in California, reported new record high temperatures for the date. Afternoon highs of 95 degrees at Sacramento CA and 96 degrees at Bakersfield CA were the warmest of record for so early in the season. (The National Weather Summary)
1989 32 yrs ago
Forty-four cities in the south central and eastern U.S. reported new record low temperatures for the date. Lows of 25 degrees at Conway AR, 29 degrees at Dallas/Fort Worth TX, and 22 degrees at Ozark AR, were April records. Lows of 26 degrees at Hot Springs AR and 31 degrees at Shreveport LA equalled April records. (The National Weather Summary)
1990 31 yrs ago
While showers produced heavy rain over much of the northeastern U.S., heavy snow blanketed northern Maine, with 13 inches reported at Telos Lake. Strong southwesterly winds accompanying the rain and snow gusted to 68 mph at the Blue Hill Observatory in Massachusetts. Rainfall totals of 1.04 inch at Pittsburgh PA and 1.52 inch at Buffalo NY on the 10th were records for the date. (The National Weather Summary)
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World Records


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F5 tornadoes

F5 tornadoes

1965 56 yrs ago
Midway, Indiana 2007 fatalities
1965 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak – This was the first of two violent tornadoes to hit the Dunlap area, north of Goshen. Homes were swept away, and an airplane wing was found 35 miles (56 km) away in Michigan. This tornado was famously photographed as a double tornado.
Rated F5/EF5, or mentioned as a possible F5/EF5 by tornado expert Thomas P. Grazulis
1965 56 yrs ago
Rainbow Lake, Indiana 2016 fatalities
1965 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak – This tornado developed after the first Dunlap tornado (previous event). Possible F5-level damage occurred to homes that were swept away.
Rated F5/EF5, or mentioned as a possible F5/EF5 by tornado expert Thomas P. Grazulis
1965 56 yrs ago
Dunlap, Indiana 1985 fatalities
1965 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak – This was the second violent tornado to strike Dunlap within 90 minutes. A well-built truck stop was leveled and many permanent homes were swept away in two subdivisions. Rated F5 by Fujita in the Chicago Damage Area Per Path Length (DAPPL), but later downgraded to F4, the tornado is widely considered to be an F5 in older sources.
Rated F5/EF5, or mentioned as a possible F5/EF5 by tornado expert Thomas P. Grazulis
1965 56 yrs ago
Lebanon–Sheridan, Indiana 1993 fatalities
1965 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak – This is listed as an F5 in the NCDC memorandum. Farms were obliterated and vehicles were thrown up 100 yd (300 ft).
Listed as an F5/EF5 on the 2000 NCDC tornado climatology memo
1965 56 yrs ago
Toledo, Ohio 2003 fatalities
1965 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak – Homes were completely swept away with borderline-F5 damage in North Toledo. Boats and buses were thrown into and onto buildings.
Rated F5/EF5, or mentioned as a possible F5/EF5 by tornado expert Thomas P. Grazulis
1965 56 yrs ago
Pittsfield–Strongsville, Ohio 2003 fatalities
1965 Palm Sunday tornado outbreak – Homes were cleanly swept away in Strongsville and Pittsfield, and Pittsfield was completely destroyed.Only a concrete war monument remained standing in Pittsfield, where homes "vanished." Rated F5 by Fujita in the Chicago Damage Area Per Path Length (DAPPL), but later downgraded to F4, though widely considered to be F5 in older reports.
Rated F5/EF5, or mentioned as a possible F5/EF5 by tornado expert Thomas P. Grazulis


Deadly earthquakes

Deadly earthquakes

1935-04-11 23.14 UTC 86 yrs ago
Iran (map) , 35 km deep Magnitude: 6.8 UK
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)500

1997-04-11 05.34 UTC 24 yrs ago
China (map) , 20 km deep Magnitude: 6.1
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking9
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects9
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)9
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)9



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