Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
636 PM MDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 3 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         74    214 PM  93    1952  64     10       69
  MINIMUM         37    412 AM  19    1954  38     -1       46
  AVERAGE         56                        51      5       58

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.76 1969   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.28  -0.28     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      2.94                      3.01  -0.07     0.76
  SINCE JAN 1      3.80                      3.75   0.05     1.19

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.3  1991   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      16.9   -6.7      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      40.3   -4.0     36.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            9                        14     -5        7
  MONTH TO DATE   44                        44      0       16
  SINCE MAR 1   1327                      1563   -236     1298
  SINCE JUL 1   6022                      6773   -751     6406

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         2     -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (360)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (360)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    12.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    79           100 AM
 LOWEST     27           400 PM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        91      1986
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        25      2013


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   540 AM MDT   SUNSET   759 PM MDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   539 AM MDT   SUNSET   800 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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