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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1011 AM MDT THU JUN 1 2017

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   05/27/1969
 LOW               19   05/03/1954
HIGHEST            88   05/13                         84  05/05
                        05/06
LOWEST             31   05/04                         25  05/14
                        05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.3              67.8     1.5     68.1
AVG. MINIMUM     41.5              42.1    -0.6     39.7
MEAN             55.4              55.0     0.4     53.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2                                  7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.18   1996
 MINIMUM         0.33   1966
TOTALS           1.16              3.22   -2.06     0.84
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.10   -0.06     0.03
DAYS >= .01        14                                  9
DAYS >= .10         5                                  2
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   05/19 TO 05/19              0.37

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.2   1892
TOTALS            0.0               1.1    -1.1        T
SINCE 7/1        35.7              41.1    -5.4     36.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     301               325     -24      336
 SINCE 7/1       6722              7054    -332     6314
COOLING TOTAL      12                13      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1         12                15      -3        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/350    DATE  05/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/330    DATE  05/28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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