Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1236 PM MDT WED MAR 22 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 22 2017...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         58   1046 AM  77    2009  50      8       56
  MINIMUM         29   1251 AM  -4    2002  25      4       35
  AVERAGE         44                        37      7       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.69 1966   0.03  -0.03     0.09
  MONTH TO DATE    0.18                      0.62  -0.44     0.13
  SINCE MAR 1      0.18                      0.62  -0.44     0.13
  SINCE JAN 1      0.99                      1.36  -0.37     0.99

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.7  1966   0.3   -0.3       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.3                       6.2   -5.9       T
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.2   -5.9       T
  SINCE JUL 1     30.8                      29.6    1.2     26.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           21                        28     -7       19
  MONTH TO DATE  612                       682    -70      500
  SINCE MAR 1    612                       682    -70      500
  SINCE JUL 1   5668                      5892   -224     5195

 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    37   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    21.6


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           200 AM
 LOWEST     47          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        76      1967
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25        -3      1965


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 22 2017.........SUNRISE   651 AM MDT   SUNSET   708 PM MDT
MARCH 23 2017.........SUNRISE   649 AM MDT   SUNSET   709 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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