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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
208 PM MDT THU MAR 12 2015

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   02/24/1995
                        02/27/1988
 LOW              -31   02/02/1996
HIGHEST            72   02/06                         64  02/16
LOWEST            -10   02/26                        -19  02/07
                                                          02/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.2              39.6     2.6     31.1
AVG. MINIMUM     14.0              15.1    -1.1      6.5
MEAN             28.1              27.4     0.7     18.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8                                 14
DAYS MIN <= 32     26                                 28
DAYS MIN <= 0       6                                 13

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.46   1953
 MINIMUM         0.02   1999
TOTALS           0.25              0.44   -0.19     0.27
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         4                                 11
DAYS >= .10         1                                  0
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   02/16 TO 02/17              0.06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.7   1953
TOTALS            6.5               5.8     0.7      6.4
SINCE 7/1        35.0              23.4    11.6     43.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.1     0.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   02/17                          3  02/11
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   MM                           1.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1029              1054     -25     1288
 SINCE 7/1       5108              5210    -102     5633
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/350    DATE  02/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/330    DATE  02/17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

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