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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1003 AM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   09/06/1978
                        09/04/1960
                        09/02/1960
 LOW               18   09/24/1985
                        09/26/1942
HIGHEST            95   09/26                         97  09/07
LOWEST             28   09/12                         34  09/28
                                                          09/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     74.7              75.6    -0.9     80.9
AVG. MINIMUM     45.3              46.0    -0.7     50.7
MEAN             60.0              60.8    -0.8     65.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      5                                 10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.94   1946
 MINIMUM         0.03   1975
                        1958
TOTALS           3.17              1.29    1.88     1.18
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.04    0.07     0.04
DAYS >= .01         8                                  8
DAYS >= .10         3                                  4
DAYS >= .50         2                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.28   09/29 TO 09/30              0.53

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            4.8   1927
TOTALS              T               0.2    -0.2      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.2    -0.2      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   09/11 TO 09/11               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     205               187      18      102
 SINCE 7/1        241               224      17      107
COOLING TOTAL      61                61       0      133
 SINCE 1/1        424               633    -209      724
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  09/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/330    DATE  09/03

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

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