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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1150 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 18 2014...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         29   1059 AM  70    1979  36     -7       60
  MINIMUM         20    856 AM -20    1983  12      8       24
  AVERAGE         25                        24      1       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.30 1973   0.01  -0.01     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.02                      0.23  -0.21     0.14
  SINCE DEC 1      0.02                      0.23  -0.21     0.14
  SINCE JAN 1     21.14                     16.10   5.04    21.28

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.5  1973   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.5                       3.2   -2.7      2.4
  SINCE DEC 1      0.5                       3.2   -2.7      2.4
  SINCE JUL 1     16.0                      11.0    5.0     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           40                        41     -1       23
  MONTH TO DATE  558                       711   -153      825
  SINCE DEC 1    558                       711   -153      825
  SINCE JUL 1   2366                      2386    -20     2545

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    424                       636   -212      724
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    13   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           200 AM
 LOWEST     88           300 AM
 AVERAGE    92

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        59      2004
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   12       -17      1990


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   722 AM MST   SUNSET   416 PM MST
DECEMBER 19 2014......SUNRISE   723 AM MST   SUNSET   416 PM MST


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




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