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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
636 PM MDT TUE MAY 31 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 31 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         66   1208 PM  89    1960  72     -6       73
  MINIMUM         40    439 AM  33    1982  47     -7       48
  AVERAGE         53                        59     -6       61

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.73 2005   0.11  -0.11      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.84                      3.22  -2.38     6.86
  SINCE MAR 1      3.78                      5.95  -2.17     7.62
  SINCE JAN 1      4.64                      6.69  -2.05     8.05

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.1   -1.1     13.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      17.7   -7.5     14.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      41.1   -4.8     49.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           12                         6      6        4
  MONTH TO DATE  336                       325     11      398
  SINCE MAR 1   1619                      1844   -225     1680
  SINCE JUL 1   6314                      7054   -740     6788

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                        13    -13        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                        15    -15        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                        15    -15        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    17.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           400 AM
 LOWEST     34          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    52

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   72        86      2015
                                             1953
                                             1944
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        31      1951


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 31 2016...........SUNRISE   513 AM MDT   SUNSET   828 PM MDT
JUNE  1 2016..........SUNRISE   512 AM MDT   SUNSET   829 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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