Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
232 AM MDT SAT APR 30 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 29 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         45    500 PM  85    1951  63    -18       75
  MINIMUM         35    316 AM  11    1956  36     -1       35
                                      1950
  AVERAGE         40                        50    -10       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.95 1953   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.84                      1.71   0.13     0.64
  SINCE MAR 1      2.93                      2.64   0.29     0.74
  SINCE JAN 1      3.79                      3.38   0.41     1.17

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           4.8  1950   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.2                       7.7   -3.5       T
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      16.4   -6.2      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      39.8   -3.5     36.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       25                        16      9       10
  MONTH TO DATE  510                       587    -77      572
  SINCE MAR 1   1262                      1505   -243     1274
  SINCE JUL 1   5957                      6715   -758     6382

 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    14   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    17   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.0


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     65           100 PM
 AVERAGE    79

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        92      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37         9      1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 30 2016.........SUNRISE   544 AM MDT   SUNSET   755 PM MDT
MAY  1 2016...........SUNRISE   543 AM MDT   SUNSET   756 PM MDT


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




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