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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              99   05/27/1969
 LOW               19   05/03/1954
                        05/01/1909
HIGHEST            83   05/02                         90  05/29
LOWEST             30   05/10                         32  05/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.3              66.3    -6.0     64.6
AVG. MINIMUM     43.1              45.0    -1.9     45.9
MEAN             51.7              55.7    -4.0     55.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.71   2008
 MINIMUM         0.09   1936
TOTALS           7.76              4.19    3.57     1.86
DAILY AVG.       0.25              0.14    0.11     0.06
DAYS >= .01        17                                 11
DAYS >= .10        10                                  7
DAYS >= .50         6                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        3                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.92   05/24 TO 05/24              0.60

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.2   1892
TOTALS           13.6               2.0    11.6      0.6
SINCE 7/1        50.7              49.3     1.4     73.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.4     1.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   05/10                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      7.1   MM                           0.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     405               306      99      323
 SINCE 7/1       6240              6772    -532     7296
COOLING TOTAL       2                17     -15       28
 SINCE 1/1          8                18     -10       28
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    34/330    DATE  05/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/320    DATE  05/17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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