Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
553 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              85   03/22/1910
 LOW              -17   03/03/1891
HIGHEST            84   03/15                         72  03/09
LOWEST              3   03/05                        -16  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.9              46.5    11.4     43.6
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              24.9     6.6     20.0
MEAN             44.7              35.7     9.0     31.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3                                  7
DAYS MIN <= 32     18                                 27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.34   1902
 MINIMUM         0.09   2012
                        1909
TOTALS           0.10              0.99   -0.89     1.13
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.03   -0.03     0.04
DAYS >= .01         2                                 14
DAYS >= .10         0                                  4
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.09   03/03 TO 03/03              0.31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.5   1950
TOTALS            1.4              11.8   -10.4     14.4
SINCE 7/1        37.1              38.5    -1.4     64.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 3      -3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.2    -2.2        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/03                          3  03/18
                        03/02                             03/04
                        03/01                             03/03
 24 HR TOTAL      1.4   03/03 TO 03/03               3.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     625               908    -283     1020
 SINCE 7/1       5321              5862    -541     6368
COOLING TOTAL       6                 0       6        0
 SINCE 1/1          6                 0       6        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/320    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/320    DATE  03/29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     44

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     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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