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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1012 AM MDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              93   04/22/1989
 LOW                1   04/02/1975
HIGHEST            81   04/07                         82  04/09
LOWEST             24   04/27                         20  04/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.0              58.3     0.7     59.2
AVG. MINIMUM     32.1              31.8     0.3     34.9
MEAN             45.6              45.0     0.6     47.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     18                                 11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.16   1967
 MINIMUM         0.02   1987
TOTALS           1.77              1.80   -0.03     1.85
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01         8                                 10
DAYS >= .10         4                                  5
DAYS >= .50         1                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   04/09 TO 04/10              0.68

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           43.4   2013
TOTALS            4.7               7.9    -3.2      4.2
SINCE 7/1        35.7              40.0    -4.3     36.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.3     0.7        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   04/26                          1  04/28
                        04/10                             04/17
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   04/25 TO 04/25               2.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     576               601     -25      531
 SINCE 7/1       6421              6729    -308     5978
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/340    DATE  04/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/310    DATE  04/17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
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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