Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1230 PM MDT SUN MAY 3 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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         68   1055 AM  93    1952  64      4       56
  MINIMUM         50    543 AM  19    1954  38     12       38
  AVERAGE         59                        51      8       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            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)
  TODAY            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
  TODAY            6                        14     -8       18
  MONTH TO DATE   15                        44    -29       50
  SINCE MAR 1   1297                      1563   -266     1713
  SINCE JUL 1   6405                      6773   -368     7346

 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    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    36   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.9


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    54           600 AM
 LOWEST     34          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    44

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


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2015...........SUNRISE   541 AM MDT   SUNSET   758 PM MDT
MAY  4 2015...........SUNRISE   540 AM MDT   SUNSET   759 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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