Vivian, South Dakota - World Record Hailstone

World Record Hailstone

Vivian holds the world record for largest measured hailstone. On July 23, 2010, a hailstone measuring 8 inches in diameter, 18.62 inches in circumference, and 1.93 pounds in weight, fell during a severe storm that impacted the town. This broke the previous record for largest hailstone held by Aurora, Nebraska since 2003.

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