Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
248 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 2017...

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)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         62    117 PM  91    2012  69     -7       82
                                      2006
  MINIMUM         40   1207 AM  28    1963  44     -4       48
  AVERAGE         51                        57     -6       65

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.04          2.09 2008   0.11  -0.07      T
  MONTH TO DATE    1.09                      2.24  -1.15     0.32
  SINCE MAR 1      3.39                      4.97  -1.58     3.26
  SINCE JAN 1      4.20                      5.71  -1.51     4.12

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.2  1949   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.1   -1.1       T
  SINCE MAR 1      5.2                      17.7  -12.5     10.2
  SINCE JUL 1     35.7                      41.1   -5.4     36.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       14                         9      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE  230                       259    -29      269
  SINCE MAR 1   1595                      1778   -183     1552
  SINCE JUL 1   6651                      6988   -337     6247

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE   12                         0     12        0
  SINCE MAR 1     12                         2     10        0
  SINCE JAN 1     12                         2     10        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    36   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    44   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (10)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.0


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           500 AM
 LOWEST     46           900 AM
 AVERAGE    66

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        87      1960
                                             1951
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        24      2002


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 23 2017...........SUNRISE   518 AM MDT   SUNSET   821 PM MDT
MAY 24 2017...........SUNRISE   517 AM MDT   SUNSET   822 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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