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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
639 PM MDT TUE MAY 24 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 24 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         71    228 PM  89    1985  70      1       58
  MINIMUM         45    333 AM  23    2002  45      0       52
  AVERAGE         58                        57      1       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.02          1.38 2010   0.10  -0.08     1.15
  MONTH TO DATE    0.34                      2.45  -2.11     6.32
  SINCE MAR 1      3.28                      5.18  -1.90     7.08
  SINCE JAN 1      4.14                      5.92  -1.78     7.51

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.1   -1.1     13.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      17.7   -7.5     14.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      41.1   -4.8     49.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            7                         8     -1       10
  MONTH TO DATE  283                       275      8      343
  SINCE MAR 1   1566                      1794   -228     1625
  SINCE JUL 1   6261                      7004   -743     6733

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           300 AM
 LOWEST     37          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    54

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   70        86      1985
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        30      1992


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 24 2016...........SUNRISE   517 AM MDT   SUNSET   822 PM MDT
MAY 25 2016...........SUNRISE   516 AM MDT   SUNSET   823 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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