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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
636 AM MST WED MAR 2 2016

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              79   12/05/1939
 LOW              -34   02/11/1899
HIGHEST            70   02/18                         73  02/06
                                                          01/27
LOWEST             -2   01/17                         -9  12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.1              37.5     3.6     41.1
AVG. MINIMUM     23.0              17.5     5.5     19.8
MEAN             32.1              27.5     4.6     30.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     23                                 24
DAYS MIN <= 32     74                                 70
DAYS MIN <= 0       3                                 12

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   1952
 MINIMUM         0.27   2001
TOTALS           1.54              1.09    0.45     0.93
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01        16                                 19
DAYS >= .10         7                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.27   12/15 TO 12/15              0.18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.0   1970
TOTALS           23.9              18.1     5.8     20.4
SINCE 7/1        29.9              26.7     3.2     35.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        1
DAYS >= 1.0         8               5.8     2.2        7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   12/16                          4  12/31
                        12/01                             12/29
                                                          12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      5.5   12/15 TO 12/15               2.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2991              3374    -383     3082
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/320    DATE  02/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    72/320    DATE  02/07

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               26     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      0

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

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