Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
536 PM MST FRI MAR 6 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 6 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         59    243 PM  75    1968  45     14       59
  MINIMUM         24    303 AM -14    1943  20      4       29
  AVERAGE         42                        32     10       44

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.82 1990   0.03  -0.03     0.02
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.15  -0.07     0.27
  SINCE MAR 1      0.08                      0.15  -0.07     0.27
  SINCE JAN 1      0.51                      0.89  -0.38     0.76

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.0  1999   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.2                       1.7   -0.5      5.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                       1.7   -0.5      5.0
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      25.1   11.1     48.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           23                        33    -10       21
  MONTH TO DATE  257                       201     56      310
  SINCE MAR 1    257                       201     56      310
  SINCE JUL 1   5365                      5411    -46     5943

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.0


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    63           100 AM
 LOWEST     21           100 PM
 AVERAGE    42

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        69      1970
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -13      1996
                                             1995


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  6 2015.........SUNRISE   621 AM MST   SUNSET   547 PM MST
MARCH  7 2015.........SUNRISE   619 AM MST   SUNSET   548 PM MST


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




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