Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
103 PM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              90   04/28/1910
 LOW               -8   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            79   04/14                         78  04/18
LOWEST             25   04/03                         15  04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.1              55.8     2.3     55.7
AVG. MINIMUM     36.9              34.0     2.9     33.6
MEAN             47.5              44.9     2.6     44.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  2
DAYS MIN <= 32      8                                 12
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.47   1941
 MINIMUM         0.30   1954
TOTALS           0.95              2.10   -1.15     1.68
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.07   -0.04     0.06
DAYS >= .01         9                                 10
DAYS >= .10         5                                  6
DAYS >= .50         0                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   04/18 TO 04/18              0.51

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           39.5   2013
TOTALS              T               8.8    -8.8      8.4
SINCE 7/1        37.1              47.3   -10.2     72.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.9    -1.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             5  04/03
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/09 TO 04/09               6.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     514               604     -90      605
 SINCE 7/1       5835              6466    -631     6973
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          6                 1       5        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/320    DATE  04/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/330    DATE  04/18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      1
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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