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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1005 AM MDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE FAITH SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST           100   08/22                        104  08/15
LOWEST             47   08/25                         45  08/23
                        08/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.0              85.4     0.6     85.3
AVG. MINIMUM     56.5              58.1    -1.6     58.2
MEAN             71.2              71.7    -0.5     71.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     11                                  9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.23              1.63   -0.40     2.51
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.05   -0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01         5                                  7
DAYS >= .10         2                                  4
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.88   08/14 TO 08/14              1.64
                        08/13 TO 08/14
                        08/14 TO 08/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      26                21       5       29
 SINCE 7/1         29                33      -4       29
COOLING TOTAL     227               230      -3      225
 SINCE 1/1        686               575     111      579
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/350    DATE  08/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/320    DATE  08/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59


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

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