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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
907 AM MST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2017

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              -27   01/04/1950
                        01/18/1943
HIGHEST            55   01/30                         54  01/23
                        01/29
LOWEST            -14   01/05                        -10  01/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.7              37.1    -8.4     35.5
AVG. MINIMUM      9.5              12.9    -3.4     15.0
MEAN             19.1              25.0    -5.9     25.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18                                 10
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                                 31
DAYS MIN <= 0       8                                  5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.77   1944
 MINIMUM         0.01   1952
TOTALS           0.35              0.30    0.05     0.21
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6                                  5
DAYS >= .10         1                                  1
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   01/24 TO 01/24              0.12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.0   1949
TOTALS            8.5               4.4     4.1      2.3
SINCE 7/1        22.6              17.6     5.0     21.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                 2       2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.3     1.7        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/04                          3  01/01
                        01/03
 24 HR TOTAL      3.5   01/24 TO 01/24               1.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1412              1240     172     1226
 SINCE 7/1       4129              4156     -27     3868
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  01/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/320    DATE  01/28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      9

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

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