Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1240 PM MDT TUE MAY 5 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2015...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM 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         63   1046 AM  93    2004  65     -2       71
  MINIMUM         38    456 AM  22    1944  38      0       33
  AVERAGE         51                        52     -1       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.10 2007   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.22                      0.46  -0.24      T
  SINCE MAR 1      0.98                      3.19  -2.21     3.36
  SINCE JAN 1      1.41                      3.93  -2.52     3.85

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.1  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.5   -0.5      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                      17.1  -15.9     20.7
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      40.5   -4.3     63.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           14                        14      0       13
  MONTH TO DATE   43                        72    -29       76
  SINCE MAR 1   1325                      1591   -266     1739
  SINCE JUL 1   6433                      6801   -368     7372

 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    21   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (140)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           500 AM
 LOWEST     57           900 AM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        85      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        26      1989


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2015...........SUNRISE   539 AM MDT   SUNSET   800 PM MDT
MAY  6 2015...........SUNRISE   537 AM MDT   SUNSET   801 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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