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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
642 PM MDT THU MAY 26 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 26 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         70    124 PM  95    1969  71     -1       70
  MINIMUM         44    426 AM  30    1992  45     -1       50
                                      1984
  AVERAGE         57                        58     -1       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.06          1.40 1996   0.10  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.76                      2.66  -1.90     6.59
  SINCE MAR 1      3.70                      5.39  -1.69     7.35
  SINCE JAN 1      4.56                      6.13  -1.57     7.78

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            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
  TODAY            8                         8      0        5
  MONTH TO DATE  300                       291      9      357
  SINCE MAR 1   1583                      1810   -227     1639
  SINCE JUL 1   6278                      7020   -742     6747

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         4     -4        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         4     -4        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.0


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93          1200 AM
 LOWEST     40           100 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        98      1969
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        34      1992
                                             1965


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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