Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
232 AM MDT MON MAY 4 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 2015...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         69    223 PM  93    1952  64      5       56
  MINIMUM         46   1150 PM  19    1954  38      8       38
  AVERAGE         58                        51      7       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.76 1969   0.09  -0.09      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.28  -0.28      T
  SINCE MAR 1      0.76                      3.01  -2.25     3.36
  SINCE JAN 1      1.19                      3.75  -2.56     3.85

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.3  1991   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                      16.9  -15.7     20.7
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      40.3   -4.1     63.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        7                        14     -7       18
  MONTH TO DATE   16                        44    -28       50
  SINCE MAR 1   1298                      1563   -265     1713
  SINCE JUL 1   6406                      6773   -367     7346

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.1


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    60          1100 PM
 LOWEST     30           200 PM
 AVERAGE    45

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        91      1986
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        25      2013


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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