Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1133 AM MST THU MAR 5 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 5 2015...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         37   1059 AM  76    2000  44     -7       51
  MINIMUM         -1    445 AM -15    1943  20    -21       13
  AVERAGE         18                        32    -14       32

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.63 1999   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.12  -0.04     0.25
  SINCE MAR 1      0.08                      0.12  -0.04     0.25
  SINCE JAN 1      0.51                      0.86  -0.35     0.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0          12.5  1999   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.2                       1.4   -0.2      5.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                       1.4   -0.2      5.0
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      24.8   11.4     48.0
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           47                        33     14       33
  MONTH TO DATE  240                       168     72      289
  SINCE MAR 1    240                       168     72      289
  SINCE JUL 1   5348                      5378    -30     5922

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           400 AM
 LOWEST     52          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        75      1968
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -14      1943


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  5 2015.........SUNRISE   623 AM MST   SUNSET   546 PM MST
MARCH  6 2015.........SUNRISE   621 AM MST   SUNSET   547 PM MST


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




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