Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1020 AM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   08/29/2012
                        08/13/2007
 LOW               38   08/30/1992
                        08/22/1966
HIGHEST            89   08/30                        101  08/27
                        08/20
                        08/14
LOWEST             44   08/25                         53  08/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.4              86.4    -5.0     86.1
AVG. MINIMUM     57.1              56.6     0.5     59.2
MEAN             69.3              71.5    -2.2     72.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                 11
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.83   1982
 MINIMUM         0.10   1943
TOTALS           4.02              1.56    2.46     2.41
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.05    0.08     0.08
DAYS >= .01        12                                 10
DAYS >= .10         5                                  5
DAYS >= .50         3                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.75   08/05 TO 08/05              0.85
                        08/04 TO 08/05
                        08/05 TO 08/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.0   1950
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      14                22      -8        0
 SINCE 7/1         36                37      -1        5
COOLING TOTAL     154               223     -69      245
 SINCE 1/1        363               572    -209      591
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  08/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/310    DATE  08/09

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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