Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
146 AM MST THU MAR 5 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 4 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         17    401 PM  71    2000  44    -27       19
  MINIMUM         -3    119 AM -11    1960  19    -22        5
  AVERAGE          7                        32    -25       12

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.87 1992   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.10  -0.02     0.25
  SINCE MAR 1      0.08                      0.10  -0.02     0.25
  SINCE JAN 1      0.51                      0.84  -0.33     0.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           6.3  1995   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.2                       1.1    0.1      5.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                       1.1    0.1      5.0
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      24.5   11.7     48.0
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       58                        33     25       53
  MONTH TO DATE  193                       135     58      256
  SINCE MAR 1    193                       135     58      256
  SINCE JUL 1   5301                      5345    -44     5889

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.8


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86          1100 PM
 LOWEST     49           300 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        76      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -15      1943


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  5 2015.........SUNRISE   623 AM MST   SUNSET   546 PM MST
MARCH  6 2015.........SUNRISE   621 AM MST   SUNSET   547 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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