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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1041 AM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              96   10/01/1892
 LOW              -13   10/28/1925
HIGHEST            82   10/21                         70  10/01
                        10/15
LOWEST             27   10/28                         24  10/29
                                                          10/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.6              59.1     5.5     52.4
AVG. MINIMUM     41.0              37.6     3.4     35.9
MEAN             52.8              48.3     4.5     44.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 32      4                                 10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.87   1998
 MINIMUM         0.00   1921
TOTALS           0.47              1.65   -1.18     5.44
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.05   -0.03     0.18
DAYS >= .01         3                                 14
DAYS >= .10         2                                  7
DAYS >= .50         0                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   10/12 TO 10/12              1.83

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.5   2013
TOTALS              T               2.3    -2.3     25.5
SINCE 7/1         1.6               2.4    -0.8     25.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.1    -1.1        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            21  10/05
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/27 TO 10/27              19.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     369               520    -151      636
 SINCE 7/1        578               729    -151      731
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        0
 SINCE 1/1        514               665    -151      830
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/320    DATE  10/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/330    DATE  10/12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

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