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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
611 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2016 TO 11/30/2016...

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             103   09/04/1960
                        09/02/1960
 LOW              -15   11/14/1959
HIGHEST            87   09/11                         98  09/03
LOWEST             15   11/19                         10  11/30
                                                          11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.6              59.2     6.4     63.3
AVG. MINIMUM     42.9              38.3     4.6     42.3
MEAN             54.2              48.7     5.5     52.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  3
DAYS MAX <= 32      1                                  6
DAYS MIN <= 32     18                                 19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.93   1998
 MINIMUM         0.34   1952
TOTALS           1.65              3.79   -2.14     1.66
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01        16                                 15
DAYS >= .10         5                                  5
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.34   08/23 TO 08/24              0.42

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.8   2013
TOTALS            3.7               8.6    -4.9      6.0
SINCE 7/1         3.7               8.6    -4.9      6.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.6    -1.6        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   11/18                          2  11/30
                                                          11/20
 24 HR TOTAL      3.0   11/17 TO 11/17               2.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1006              1549    -543     1228
COOLING TOTAL      53                70     -17      139
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/320    DATE  11/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/310    DATE  11/28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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