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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1022 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   04/22/1989
 LOW                1   04/02/1975
HIGHEST            82   04/09                         81  04/14
LOWEST             20   04/11                         13  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.2              58.3     0.9     59.4
AVG. MINIMUM     34.9              31.8     3.1     31.4
MEAN             47.0              45.0     2.0     45.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11                                 18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.16   1967
 MINIMUM         0.02   1987
TOTALS           1.85              1.80    0.05     0.66
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01        10                                 12
DAYS >= .10         5                                  2
DAYS >= .50         1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   04/26 TO 04/27              0.28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           43.4   2013
TOTALS            4.2               7.9    -3.7        T
SINCE 7/1        36.3              40.0    -3.7     36.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/28                          0  MM
                        04/17
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   04/17 TO 04/17                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     531               601     -70      580
 SINCE 7/1       5978              6729    -751     6390
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    63/320    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    76/310    DATE  04/05

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

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