Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
231 AM MDT SAT APR 18 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 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         60   1236 PM  88    1948  59      1       54
  MINIMUM         33    414 AM  16    2001  32      1       28
  AVERAGE         47                        46      1       41

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.03          0.85 1986   0.06  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.17                      0.81  -0.64     0.54
  SINCE MAR 1      0.27                      1.74  -1.47     1.63
  SINCE JAN 1      0.70                      2.48  -1.78     2.12

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.0  2013   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         5.1   -5.1      6.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                      13.8  -12.6     20.4
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      37.2   -1.0     63.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       18                        20     -2       24
  MONTH TO DATE  351                       377    -26      435
  SINCE MAR 1   1053                      1295   -242     1452
  SINCE JUL 1   6161                      6505   -344     7085

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.1


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           900 PM
 LOWEST     31           100 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        90      1987
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        16      1953


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 18 2015.........SUNRISE   604 AM MDT   SUNSET   740 PM MDT
APRIL 19 2015.........SUNRISE   603 AM MDT   SUNSET   741 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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