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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1132 AM MST SUN DEC 17 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2017...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         34   1059 AM  69    1998  36     -2       -4
  MINIMUM         28    706 AM -23    2016  12     16      -23
                                      1964
  AVERAGE         31                        24      7      -13

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.22 1985   0.02  -0.02      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.07                      0.22  -0.15     0.40
  SINCE DEC 1      0.07                      0.22  -0.15     0.40
  SINCE JAN 1     11.09                     16.09  -5.00    12.90

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             3.1  1985   0.1   -0.1       T
  MONTH TO DATE    2.3                       3.0   -0.7      6.3
  SINCE DEC 1      2.3                       3.0   -0.7      6.3
  SINCE JUL 1      2.3                      10.8   -8.5      9.1
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           34                        41     -7       78
  MONTH TO DATE  498                       670   -172      884
  SINCE DEC 1    498                       670   -172      884
  SINCE JUL 1   2049                      2345   -296     2107

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    709                       636     73      646
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           300 AM
 LOWEST     69          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        70      1979
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   12       -20      2016
                                             1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 17 2017......SUNRISE   722 AM MST   SUNSET   415 PM MST
DECEMBER 18 2017......SUNRISE   722 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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