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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1001 AM MDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   05/27/1969
 LOW               19   05/03/1954
HIGHEST            86   05/02                         91  05/29
LOWEST             30   05/21                         27  05/09
                        05/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.2              67.8    -5.6     66.4
AVG. MINIMUM     41.6              42.1    -0.5     42.5
MEAN             51.9              55.0    -3.1     54.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      4                                  5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.18   1996
 MINIMUM         0.33   1966
TOTALS           6.86              3.22    3.64     1.54
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.10    0.12     0.05
DAYS >= .01        16                                 10
DAYS >= .10        10                                  5
DAYS >= .50         5                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        4                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.61   05/06 TO 05/06              0.64

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.2   1892
TOTALS           13.0               1.1    11.9      0.1
SINCE 7/1        49.2              41.1     8.1     63.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.2     1.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   05/10                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      6.9   MM                           0.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     398               325      73      343
 SINCE 7/1       6788              7054    -266     7639
COOLING TOTAL       0                13     -13       20
 SINCE 1/1          0                15     -15       20
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/330    DATE  05/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/330    DATE  05/17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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