Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
640 PM MDT MON MAY 4 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         59    459 PM  91    1986  65     -6       64
  MINIMUM         44    706 AM  25    2013  38      6       39
  AVERAGE         52                        51      1       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.22          0.64 1959   0.09   0.13     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.22                      0.37  -0.15      T
  SINCE MAR 1      0.98                      3.10  -2.12     3.36
  SINCE JAN 1      1.41                      3.84  -2.43     3.85

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.2  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                      17.0  -15.8     20.7
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      40.4   -4.2     63.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           13                        14     -1       13
  MONTH TO DATE   29                        58    -29       63
  SINCE MAR 1   1311                      1577   -266     1726
  SINCE JUL 1   6419                      6787   -368     7359

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         2     -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    27   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           600 AM
 LOWEST     36           400 PM
 AVERAGE    63

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        93      2004
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        22      1944


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   540 AM MDT   SUNSET   759 PM MDT
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   539 AM MDT   SUNSET   800 PM MDT


-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.




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