Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1231 PM MDT WED MAY 4 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 4 2016...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         74   1059 AM  91    1986  65      9       59
  MINIMUM         42    454 AM  25    2013  38      4       44
  AVERAGE         58                        51      7       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.64 1959   0.09  -0.09     0.22
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.37  -0.37     0.22
  SINCE MAR 1      2.94                      3.10  -0.16     0.98
  SINCE JAN 1      3.80                      3.84  -0.04     1.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.2  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      17.0   -6.8      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      40.4   -4.1     36.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            7                        14     -7       13
  MONTH TO DATE   51                        58     -7       29
  SINCE MAR 1   1334                      1577   -243     1311
  SINCE JUL 1   6029                      6787   -758     6419

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         2     -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    16   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           500 AM
 LOWEST     29          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        93      2004
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        22      1944


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   539 AM MDT   SUNSET   800 PM MDT
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   538 AM MDT   SUNSET   801 PM MDT


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




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