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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
235 AM MDT TUE MAY 3 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         67    243 PM  86    2015  64      3       86
  MINIMUM         32    214 AM  22    2005  37     -5       43
                                      1976
  AVERAGE         50                        51     -1       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             1.58 2008   0.10  -0.10     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.19  -0.19     0.00
  SINCE MAR 1      2.94                      2.92   0.02     0.76
  SINCE JAN 1      3.80                      3.66   0.14     1.19

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          11.0  2008   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      16.8   -6.6      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      40.2   -3.9     36.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       15                        15      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   35                        30      5        9
  SINCE MAR 1   1318                      1549   -231     1291
  SINCE JUL 1   6013                      6759   -746     6399

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         2     -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    35   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.8


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           900 PM
 LOWEST     29           100 PM
 AVERAGE    53

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        93      1952
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        19      1954


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  3 2016...........SUNRISE   540 AM MDT   SUNSET   759 PM MDT
MAY  4 2016...........SUNRISE   539 AM MDT   SUNSET   800 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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