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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
544 PM MST MON DEC 22 2014


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 22 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         45   1238 PM  64    1972  36      9       13
  MINIMUM         30    459 PM -29    1989  12     18       -2
  AVERAGE         38                        24     14        6

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.12 1999   0.02  -0.02      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.02                      0.29  -0.27     0.44
  SINCE DEC 1      0.02                      0.29  -0.27     0.44
  SINCE JAN 1     21.14                     16.16   4.98    21.58

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             2.6  1999   0.2   -0.2       T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.5                       3.9   -3.4      8.1
  SINCE DEC 1      0.5                       3.9   -3.4      8.1
  SINCE JUL 1     16.0                      11.7    4.3     32.9
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           27                        41    -14       59
  MONTH TO DATE  664                       875   -211     1055
  SINCE DEC 1    664                       875   -211     1055
  SINCE JUL 1   2472                      2550    -78     2775

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    424                       636   -212      724
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    51   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    61   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    31.0


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           100 AM
 LOWEST     37          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        66      1955
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   12       -27      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 22 2014......SUNRISE   724 AM MST   SUNSET   417 PM MST
DECEMBER 23 2014......SUNRISE   725 AM MST   SUNSET   418 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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