Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
243 AM MDT THU MAY 26 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 25 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         68    337 PM  86    1985  70     -2       63
  MINIMUM         44    434 AM  30    1992  45     -1       49
  AVERAGE         56                        58     -2       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.08          1.85 1997   0.11  -0.03     0.27
  MONTH TO DATE    0.70                      2.56  -1.86     6.59
  SINCE MAR 1      3.64                      5.29  -1.65     7.35
  SINCE JAN 1      4.50                      6.03  -1.53     7.78

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.1   -1.1     13.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      17.7   -7.5     14.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      41.1   -4.8     49.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        9                         8      1        9
  MONTH TO DATE  292                       283      9      352
  SINCE MAR 1   1575                      1802   -227     1634
  SINCE JUL 1   6270                      7012   -742     6742

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         1     -1        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         3     -3        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         3     -3        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  HEAVY RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           200 AM
 LOWEST     52           300 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        95      1969
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        30      1992
                                             1984


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 26 2016...........SUNRISE   516 AM MDT   SUNSET   824 PM MDT
MAY 27 2016...........SUNRISE   515 AM MDT   SUNSET   825 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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