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

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CLSRAP

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
553 AM MST SUN MAR 2 2014

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2013 TO 2/28/2014...

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              76   01/12/1987
 LOW              -31   02/02/1996
HIGHEST            64   02/16                         65  12/02
LOWEST            -19   02/07                         -7  12/28
                        02/06                             12/25
                                                          12/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.8              37.8    -4.0     39.0
AVG. MINIMUM      8.6              13.6    -5.0     13.5
MEAN             21.2              25.7    -4.5     26.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     39                                 27
DAYS MIN <= 32     89                                 89
DAYS MIN <= 0      31                                 11

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.29   1953
 MINIMUM         0.25   2002
TOTALS           1.05              1.16   -0.11     0.86
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        25                                 15
DAYS >= .10         2                                  4
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   12/19 TO 12/19              0.18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.7   1971
TOTALS           18.2              15.6     2.6     16.1
SINCE 7/1        43.0              23.4    19.6     20.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         5               5.6    -0.6        7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   12/20                          3  01/16
                                                          01/15
                                                          01/14
 24 HR TOTAL      5.5   12/19 TO 12/19               3.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3913              3535     378     3478
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/340    DATE  01/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/310    DATE  01/13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               46     SLEET                      0
FOG                      40     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     16

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

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