06 April in Weather History



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Statistics

Maximum temperature
The maximum measured temperature on this day was 79.2 °F in 2020 at 13.13.
Minimum temperature
The minimum measured temperature on this day was 27.9 °F in 2016 at 06.54.
Maximum humidity
The maximum measured humidity on this day was 97 %.
Minimum humidity
The minimum measured humidity on this day was 25 % in 2016 at 14.53.
Maximum pressure
The maximum measured pressure on this day was 30.43 inhg in 2016 at 07.35.
Minimum pressure
The minimum measured pressure on this day was 29.44 inhg in 2017 at 10.21.
Maximum wind speed
The maximum measured wind speed on this day was 10.5 mph in 2017 at 10.17.
Maximum wind gust
The maximum measured wind gust on this day was 23.9 mph in 2017 at 12.43.


US Weather Events

US Weather Events

1936 84 yrs ago
"A tornado outbreak in the Deep South resulted in a total of 446 deaths and eighteen million dollars damage. It was a ""Tale of Two Cities"". During the evening of the 5th a tornado hit Tupelo MS killing 216 persons, injuring 700 others, and causing three million dollars damage. The next morning the paths of two tornadoes met about 8:30 AM and cut a swath four blocks wide through Gainesville GA killing 203 persons, injuring 934, and causing thirteen million dollars damage. Eight to ten feet of debris filled the streets following the storm. At least 70 persons died in the Cooper Pants Factory, the greatest tornado toll of record for a single building. (David Ludlum)"
1983 37 yrs ago
The temperature at Denver, CO, dipped to a record cold seven degrees above zero. (The Weather Channel)
1987 33 yrs ago
Rain and melting snow caused flooding from New England to Ohio. Flooding in the Merrimack Valley of Massacusetts was the worst in fifty years, causing forty-two million dollars damage. (The National Weather Summary)
1988 32 yrs ago
A powerful storm produced wind gusts to 75 mph around Chicago, IL, and wind gusts to 92 mph at Goshen IN. The high winds created twenty-five foot waves on Lake Michigan. (Storm Data)
1989 31 yrs ago
Unseasonably hot weather prevailed in California. Afternoon highs of 91 degrees in Downtown San Francisco, 93 degrees at San Jose, 98 degrees at San Diego, 103 degrees at Santa Maria, 104 degrees at Riverside, and 106 degrees in Downtown Los Angeles established records for the month of April. (The National Weather Summary)
1990 30 yrs ago
Snow developed in the northeastern U.S. for the second time in the month. In Virginia, a heavy wet snow blanketed northern and central sections of the Shenandoah Valley, and eastern foothills, with up to 12 inches reported around Harrisonburg. Heavy snow also blanketed the high elevations of West Virginia, with 10 inches reported at Snowshoe. An inch of snow at Syracuse NY raised their total for the winter season to a record-tying 161.3 inches. (The National Weather Summary)
2005 15 yrs ago
Thunderstorms erupted and produced severe weather including 32 reports of tornadoes, most of which touched down in Mississippi and Louisiana. Between 20 and 25 homes were destroyed and 7 people were injured. Mississippi governor Haley Barbour declared a state of emergency (CNN)
Data source: http://www.weatherforyou.com/


World Records

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F5 tornadoes

F5 tornadoes


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Deadly earthquakes

Deadly earthquakes

1932-04-06 09.11 UTC 88 yrs ago
China (map) , 15 km deep Magnitude: 6.0 UK
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)6

1940-04-06 13.43 UTC 80 yrs ago
China (map) Magnitude: 6.0 UK
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)181

1943-04-06 16.07 UTC 77 yrs ago
Chile (map) , 0 km deep Magnitude: 8.2
Secondary effectstsunami
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)18

1977-04-06 13.36 UTC 43 yrs ago
Iran (map) , 9.4 km deep Magnitude: 6.0
Deaths resulting from earthquake shaking348
Total fatalities resulting from earthquake shaking and secondary effects348
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Utsu catalog)366
Total deaths resulting from an earthquake (Emergency Events Database)352

2009-04-06 03.32 UTC 11 yrs ago
Italy (map) , 8.8 km deep Magnitude: 6.2
Improved fatality estimates from official reports and detailed scholarly studies295



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