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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
231 AM MDT TUE APR 21 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 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         55    243 PM  89    1962  60     -5       74
  MINIMUM         24    335 AM   2    1966  33     -9       36
  AVERAGE         40                        46     -6       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.71 1964   0.06  -0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.45                      1.01  -0.56     0.54
  SINCE MAR 1      0.55                      1.94  -1.39     1.63
  SINCE JAN 1      0.98                      2.68  -1.70     2.12

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.4  1992   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         5.9   -5.9      6.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                      14.6  -13.4     20.4
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      38.0   -1.8     63.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       25                        19      6       10
  MONTH TO DATE  415                       434    -19      468
  SINCE MAR 1   1117                      1352   -235     1485
  SINCE JUL 1   6225                      6562   -337     7118

 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    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    42   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.6


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    74           300 AM
 LOWEST     26           100 PM
 AVERAGE    50

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   60        92      1980
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        14      1959


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   559 AM MDT   SUNSET   743 PM MDT
APRIL 22 2015.........SUNRISE   558 AM MDT   SUNSET   745 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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