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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
159 PM MST THU MAR 9 2017

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   02/08/1954
                        02/10/1951
                        02/18/1930
 LOW              -34   02/11/1899
HIGHEST            72   02/16                         70  02/18
LOWEST             -3   02/03                         18  02/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.4              38.6     5.8     48.1
AVG. MINIMUM     22.9              18.1     4.8     28.8
MEAN             33.7              28.4     5.3     38.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8                                  3
DAYS MIN <= 32     19                                 20
DAYS MIN <= 0       1                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.99   1953
 MINIMUM         0.02   1905
TOTALS           0.44              0.48   -0.04     0.64
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         8                                  8
DAYS >= .10         1                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   02/23 TO 02/23              0.19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.0   2001
TOTALS            9.3               7.4     1.9      5.9
SINCE 7/1        33.2              26.7     6.5     29.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.9     1.1        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   02/26                          3  02/04
                        02/25                             02/03
                        02/24
 24 HR TOTAL      4.1   MM                           2.8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     871              1026    -155      765
 SINCE 7/1       4596              4954    -358     4249
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/320    DATE  02/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/350    DATE  02/22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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