Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
637 PM MDT WED APR 16 2014


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         47    153 PM  86    1958  59    -12       31
  MINIMUM         33    820 AM  14    1951  32      1       21
  AVERAGE         40                        45     -5       26

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.75 1976   0.06  -0.06     0.23
  MONTH TO DATE    0.54                      0.75  -0.21     1.92
  SINCE MAR 1      1.63                      1.68  -0.05     2.74
  SINCE JAN 1      2.12                      2.42  -0.30     3.35

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T                         0.3   -0.3      3.4
  MONTH TO DATE    6.0                       4.8    1.2     31.6
  SINCE MAR 1     20.4                      13.5    6.9     44.5
  SINCE JUL 1     63.4                      36.9   26.5     64.9
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           25                        20      5       39
  MONTH TO DATE  410                       357     53      500
  SINCE MAR 1   1427                      1275    152     1468
  SINCE JUL 1   7060                      6485    575     6457

 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    39   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    46   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    19.8


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    85           100 AM
 LOWEST     49           200 PM
 AVERAGE    67

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        88      1948
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        16      2001


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 16 2014.........SUNRISE   607 AM MDT   SUNSET   738 PM MDT
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   606 AM MDT   SUNSET   739 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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