Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
918 AM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   01/12/1987
 LOW              -27   01/04/1950
                        01/18/1943
HIGHEST            73   01/27                         61  01/25
LOWEST             -7   01/09                        -16  01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.5              37.1     3.4     39.5
AVG. MINIMUM     15.2              12.9     2.3     12.5
MEAN             27.8              25.0     2.8     26.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7                                  9
DAYS MIN <= 32     29                                 30
DAYS MIN <= 0       4                                  6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.77   1944
 MINIMUM         0.01   1952
TOTALS           0.18              0.30   -0.12     0.20
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5                                  6
DAYS >= .10         0                                  0
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.06   01/04 TO 01/05              0.12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           24.0   1949
TOTALS            3.9               4.4    -0.5      3.2
SINCE 7/1        28.5              17.6    10.9     36.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.3     0.7        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/05                          1  01/15
                        01/02
                        01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   01/31 TO 01/31               1.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1141              1240     -99     1202
 SINCE 7/1       4079              4156     -77     4345
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/340    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/340    DATE  01/08

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      1

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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