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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1231 PM MDT FRI APR 28 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 28 2017...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM 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         43   1059 AM  89    1987  63    -20       42
  MINIMUM         35    631 AM  18    1956  36     -1       32
  AVERAGE         39                        49    -10       37

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.71 1950   0.08  -0.08     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    1.77                      1.62   0.15     1.84
  SINCE MAR 1      2.30                      2.55  -0.25     2.93
  SINCE JAN 1      3.11                      3.29  -0.18     3.79

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY           MM             6.1  1950   0.1   MM         T
  MONTH TO DATE    4.7                       7.5   -2.8      4.2
  SINCE MAR 1      5.2                      16.2  -11.0     10.2
  SINCE JUL 1     35.7                      39.6   -3.9     36.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           26                        16     10       28
  MONTH TO DATE  531                       571    -40      485
  SINCE MAR 1   1320                      1489   -169     1237
  SINCE JUL 1   6376                      6699   -323     5932

 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    17   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (70)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     E (90)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           600 AM
 LOWEST     57          1000 AM
 AVERAGE    70

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   63        85      1951
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        11      1956
                                             1950


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 28 2017.........SUNRISE   548 AM MDT   SUNSET   752 PM MDT
APRIL 29 2017.........SUNRISE   546 AM MDT   SUNSET   754 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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