Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
638 PM MDT FRI MAR 24 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 24 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         63    217 PM  78    1986  51     12       52
  MINIMUM         40    650 AM  -4    1965  25     15       14
  AVERAGE         52                        38     14       33

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.83 2009   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.18                      0.68  -0.50     0.40
  SINCE MAR 1      0.18                      0.68  -0.50     0.40
  SINCE JAN 1      0.99                      1.42  -0.43     1.26

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           3.5  2009   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.3                       6.7   -6.4      2.2
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.7   -6.4      2.2
  SINCE JUL 1     30.8                      30.1    0.7     28.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           13                        27    -14       32
  MONTH TO DATE  633                       736   -103      569
  SINCE MAR 1    633                       736   -103      569
  SINCE JUL 1   5689                      5946   -257     5264

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.5


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86          1200 AM
 LOWEST     29           400 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        80      1993
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   26       -10      1965


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 24 2017.........SUNRISE   648 AM MDT   SUNSET   710 PM MDT
MARCH 25 2017.........SUNRISE   646 AM MDT   SUNSET   711 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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