18 November in Weather History



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Maximum temperature
The maximum measured temperature on this day was 76.6 °F in 2016 at 13.46.
Minimum temperature
The minimum measured temperature on this day was 32.2 °F in 2017 at 00.17.
Maximum humidity
The maximum measured humidity on this day was 98 %.
Minimum humidity
The minimum measured humidity on this day was 39 % in 2016 at 14.03.
Maximum pressure
The maximum measured pressure on this day was 30.34 inhg in 2018 at 09.05.
Minimum pressure
The minimum measured pressure on this day was 29.61 inhg in 2017 at 23.17.
Maximum wind speed
The maximum measured wind speed on this day was 8.3 mph in 2017 at 23.25.
Maximum wind gust
The maximum measured wind gust on this day was 17 mph in 2017 at 23.25.


US Weather Events

US Weather Events

1873 146 yrs ago
A severe storm raged from Georgia to Nova Scotia causing great losses to fishing fleets along the coast. In Maine, the barometric pressure reached 28.49 inches at Portland. (David Ludlum)
1955 64 yrs ago
An early season cold snap finally came to an end. Helena, MT, experienced 138 consecutive hours of subzero temperatures, including a reading of 29 below zero, which surpassed by seven degrees their previous record for the month of November. Missoula MT broke their November record by 12 degrees with a reading of 23 below zero, and Salt Lake City UT smashed their previous November record of zero with a reading of 14 below. Heavy snow in the Great Basin closed Donner Pass CA, and total crop damage from the cold wave amounted to eleven million dollars. (David Ludlum)
1957 62 yrs ago
A tornado, 100 yards in width, travelled a nearly straight as an arrow 27-mile path from near Rosa AL to near Albertville AL, killing three persons. A home in the Susan Moore community in Blount County was picked up and dropped 500 feet away killing one person. (The Weather Channel)
1986 33 yrs ago
The first of two successive snowstorms struck the northeastern U.S. The storm produced up to 20 inches of snow in southern New Hampshire. Two days later a second storm produced up to 30 inches of snow in northern Maine. (Storm Data)
1987 32 yrs ago
It was a windy day across parts of the nation. Gale force winds whipped the Great Lakes Region. Winds gusting to 80 mph in western New York State damaged buildings and flipped over flatbed trailers at Churchville. In Montana, high winds in the Upper Yellowstone Valley gusted to 64 mph at Livingston. Strong Santa Ana winds buffeted the mountains and valleys of southern California. (The National Weather Summary)
1988 31 yrs ago
Thunderstorms developing along a warm front drenched Little Rock AR with 7.01 inches of rain, smashing their previous record for the date of 1.91 inches. (The National Weather Summary)
1989 30 yrs ago
A second surge of arctic air brought record cold to parts of the north central U.S. Eleven cities in the Upper Midwest reported record low temperatures for the date, including Rochester MN with a reading of 4 degrees below zero. Strong winds ushering the arctic air into the north central U.S. produced squalls in the Lower Great Lakes Region. Snowfall totals in northern Ohio ranged up to twenty inches in Ashatabula County and Geauga County. (The National Weather Summary)
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F5 tornadoes

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Deadly earthquakes

Deadly earthquakes

1929-11-18 20.32 UTC 90 yrs ago
Saint Pierre and Miquelon (map) , 15 km deep Magnitude: 7.3 UK
Secondary effectstsunami
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)52

1941-11-18 16.46 UTC 78 yrs ago
Japan (map) , 0 km deep Magnitude: 7.7
Secondary effectstsunami
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)2

2003-11-18 17.14 UTC 16 yrs ago
Philippines (map) , 35 km deep Magnitude: 6.5
Secondary effectslandslide
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking1
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects1
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)1



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