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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
912 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              73   01/27/2015
                        01/08/2002

 LOW              -33   01/17/1930
                        01/12/1916
HIGHEST            59   01/28                         73  01/27
LOWEST             -2   01/17                         -2  01/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.4              37.4     0.0     41.6
AVG. MINIMUM     19.6              16.4     3.2     21.7
MEAN             28.5              26.9     1.6     31.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8                                  6
DAYS MIN <= 32     28                                 21
DAYS MIN <= 0       3                                  4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.64   1944
 MINIMUM         0.01   1914
TOTALS           0.17              0.29   -0.12     0.15
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.00
DAYS >= .01         3                                  6
DAYS >= .10         1                                  0
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.10   01/24 TO 01/24              0.05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.1   1949
TOTALS            2.5               5.5    -3.0      4.3
SINCE 7/1        24.0              19.3     4.7     27.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/25                          3  01/05
                        01/20                             01/02
                        01/19                             01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   MM                           2.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1124              1181     -57     1026
 SINCE 7/1       3484              3928    -444     3704
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  01/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/330    DATE  01/27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     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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