Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
636 PM MDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         76    258 PM  91    1986  65     11       59
  MINIMUM         42    454 AM  25    2013  38      4       44
  AVERAGE         59                        51      8       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.64 1959   0.09  -0.09     0.22
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.37  -0.37     0.22
  SINCE MAR 1      2.94                      3.10  -0.16     0.98
  SINCE JAN 1      3.80                      3.84  -0.04     1.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.2  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      17.0   -6.8      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      40.4   -4.1     36.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            6                        14     -8       13
  MONTH TO DATE   50                        58     -8       29
  SINCE MAR 1   1333                      1577   -244     1311
  SINCE JUL 1   6028                      6787   -759     6419

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         2     -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           500 AM
 LOWEST     27          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    52

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        93      2004
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        22      1944


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   539 AM MDT   SUNSET   800 PM MDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   538 AM MDT   SUNSET   801 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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