Hail, Argentina

Published April 30, 2020

Specifically, the world’s largest hail (possibly). Large enough that they want to classify it as “gargantuan.

Researchers investigating the 2018 [Argentina] storm found one hailstone likely measured between 7.4 and 9.3 inches across, potentially setting a new world record. The current record belongs to a hailstone that measured 8 inches across, or about the size of a volleyball, that fell near Vivian, South Dakota.

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