Climatological Report (Daily)
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CDUS43 KUNR 230843
CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
239 AM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         62    214 PM  91    2012  69     -7       77
                                      2006
  MINIMUM         47    456 AM  28    1963  44      3       47
  AVERAGE         55                        57     -2       62

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.09 2008   0.11  -0.11     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    5.09                      2.24   2.85     1.13
  SINCE MAR 1      5.85                      4.97   0.88     4.49
  SINCE JAN 1      6.28                      5.71   0.57     4.98

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.2  1949   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   13.0                       1.1   11.9      0.1
  SINCE MAR 1     14.2                      17.7   -3.5     20.8
  SINCE JUL 1     49.2                      41.1    8.1     63.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       10                         9      1        3
  MONTH TO DATE  320                       259     61      337
  SINCE MAR 1   1602                      1778   -176     2000
  SINCE JUL 1   6710                      6988   -278     7633

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           100 AM
 LOWEST     48           200 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        87      1960
                                             1951
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        24      2002


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 23 2015...........SUNRISE   519 AM MDT   SUNSET   820 PM MDT
MAY 24 2015...........SUNRISE   518 AM MDT   SUNSET   821 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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