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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1022 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              90   04/28/1910
 LOW               -8   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            81   04/23                         79  04/14
                        04/22
LOWEST             24   04/01                         25  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.9              55.8     2.1     58.1
AVG. MINIMUM     37.6              34.0     3.6     36.9
MEAN             47.8              44.9     2.9     47.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8                                  8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.47   1941
 MINIMUM         0.30   1954
TOTALS           1.18              2.10   -0.92     0.95
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.07   -0.03     0.03
DAYS >= .01        10                                  9
DAYS >= .10         4                                  5
DAYS >= .50         1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.54   04/26 TO 04/26              0.31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           39.5   2013
TOTALS            3.8               8.8    -5.0        T
SINCE 7/1        41.6              47.3    -5.7     37.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.9     0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   04/01                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   MM                             T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     512               604     -92      514
 SINCE 7/1       5446              6466   -1020     5835
COOLING TOTAL       2                 1       1        0
 SINCE 1/1          2                 1       1        6
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/330    DATE  04/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    75/330    DATE  04/05

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     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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