Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1257 PM MDT FRI MAY 6 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 6 2016...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM 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         77   1051 AM  85    1992  65     12       70
  MINIMUM         48    344 AM  26    1989  39      9       49
  AVERAGE         63                        52     11       60

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.61 2015   0.09  -0.09     1.61
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.55  -0.55     1.83
  SINCE MAR 1      2.94                      3.28  -0.34     2.59
  SINCE JAN 1      3.80                      4.02  -0.22     3.02

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.4  2010   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.5   -0.5      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      17.1   -6.9      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      40.5   -4.2     36.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            2                        13    -11        5
  MONTH TO DATE   53                        85    -32       47
  SINCE MAR 1   1336                      1604   -268     1329
  SINCE JUL 1   6031                      6814   -783     6437

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         2     -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.4


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    71           400 AM
 LOWEST     36           900 AM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        90      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        25      2010


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   536 AM MDT   SUNSET   802 PM MDT
MAY  7 2016...........SUNRISE   535 AM MDT   SUNSET   803 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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