Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
635 PM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 23 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM 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         65    341 PM  87    1960  70     -5       77
                                      1951
  MINIMUM         47    533 AM  24    2002  45      2       39
  AVERAGE         56                        57     -1       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          2.35 1946   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.09                      2.35  -1.26     0.32
  SINCE MAR 1      3.39                      5.08  -1.69     3.26
  SINCE JAN 1      4.20                      5.82  -1.62     4.12

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1949   0.0    0.0      0.0
                                      1949
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.1   -1.1       T
  SINCE MAR 1      5.2                      17.7  -12.5     10.2
  SINCE JUL 1     35.7                      41.1   -5.4     36.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            9                         8      1        7
  MONTH TO DATE  239                       267    -28      276
  SINCE MAR 1   1604                      1786   -182     1559
  SINCE JUL 1   6660                      6996   -336     6254

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   12                         0     12        0
  SINCE MAR 1     12                         2     10        0
  SINCE JAN 1     12                         2     10        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.1


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76          1200 AM
 LOWEST     31           300 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        89      1985
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        23      2002


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 23 2017...........SUNRISE   518 AM MDT   SUNSET   821 PM MDT
MAY 24 2017...........SUNRISE   517 AM MDT   SUNSET   822 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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