Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
538 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM 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         30   1202 AM  74    1992  44    -14       22
  MINIMUM         13    944 AM -15    1960  19     -6       -6
  AVERAGE         22                        31     -9        8

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.08          0.63 1985   0.02   0.06     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.07   0.01     0.25
  SINCE MAR 1      0.08                      0.07   0.01     0.25
  SINCE JAN 1      0.51                      0.81  -0.30     0.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            1.2          10.2  1985   0.3    0.9      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.2                       0.8    0.4      5.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                       0.8    0.4      5.0
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      24.2   12.0     48.0
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           43                        34      9       57
  MONTH TO DATE  127                       102     25      203
  SINCE MAR 1    127                       102     25      203
  SINCE JUL 1   5235                      5312    -77     5836

 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    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    49   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    29.0


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  SNOW
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG
  HAZE
  BLOWING SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    91           200 AM
 LOWEST     53           300 PM
 AVERAGE    72

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        71      2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -11      1960


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  3 2015.........SUNRISE   626 AM MST   SUNSET   543 PM MST
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   624 AM MST   SUNSET   544 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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