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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1041 AM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/02/2011
 LOW               -2   10/31/1991
HIGHEST            82   10/21                         71  10/01
                        10/15
LOWEST             22   10/28                         25  10/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.0              61.4     4.6     52.6
AVG. MINIMUM     35.7              34.1     1.6     32.6
MEAN             50.8              47.7     3.1     42.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 32     10                                 17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.60   1998
 MINIMUM            T   1960
TOTALS           0.54              1.42   -0.88     5.52
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.05   -0.03     0.18
DAYS >= .01         3                                 11
DAYS >= .10         2                                  7
DAYS >= .50         0                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.35   09/30 TO 10/01              1.96

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.8   2013
TOTALS            0.0               1.6    -1.6     20.8
SINCE 7/1           T               1.8    -1.8     20.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            17  10/05
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31              16.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     431               538    -107      688
 SINCE 7/1        672               762     -90      795
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 1/1        424               636    -212      724
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  10/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/310    DATE  10/05

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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