Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
912 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   01/12/1987
 LOW              -27   01/04/1950
                        01/18/1943
HIGHEST            54   01/23                         73  01/27
LOWEST            -10   01/17                         -7  01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.5              37.1    -1.6     40.5
AVG. MINIMUM     15.0              12.9     2.1     15.2
MEAN             25.3              25.0     0.3     27.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10                                  7
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                                 29
DAYS MIN <= 0       5                                  4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.77   1944
 MINIMUM         0.01   1952
TOTALS           0.21              0.30   -0.09     0.18
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5                                  5
DAYS >= .10         1                                  0
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   01/24 TO 01/25              0.06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.0   1949
TOTALS            2.3               4.4    -2.1      3.9
SINCE 7/1        21.4              17.6     3.8     28.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.3     0.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/01                          3  01/05
                                                          01/02
                                                          01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   MM                           1.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1226              1240     -14     1141
 SINCE 7/1       3868              4156    -288     4079
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  01/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  01/29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      2

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

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