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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
540 PM MST THU DEC 18 2014


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 18 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         43    302 PM  70    1979  36      7       60
  MINIMUM         22    856 AM -20    1983  12     10       24
  AVERAGE         33                        24      9       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.30 1973   0.01  -0.01     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.02                      0.23  -0.21     0.14
  SINCE DEC 1      0.02                      0.23  -0.21     0.14
  SINCE JAN 1     21.14                     16.10   5.04    21.28

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.5  1973   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.5                       3.2   -2.7      2.4
  SINCE DEC 1      0.5                       3.2   -2.7      2.4
  SINCE JUL 1     16.0                      11.0    5.0     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           32                        41     -9       23
  MONTH TO DATE  550                       711   -161      825
  SINCE DEC 1    550                       711   -161      825
  SINCE JUL 1   2358                      2386    -28     2545

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    424                       636   -212      724
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (190)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    13   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.1


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  FOG
  FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    96           200 AM
 LOWEST     57           300 PM
 AVERAGE    77

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        59      2004
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   12       -17      1990


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   722 AM MST   SUNSET   416 PM MST
DECEMBER 19 2014......SUNRISE   723 AM MST   SUNSET   416 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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