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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
640 PM MDT THU APR 28 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 28 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         42    208 PM  89    1987  63    -21       63
  MINIMUM         32    651 AM  18    1956  36     -4       31
  AVERAGE         37                        49    -12       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.01          0.71 1950   0.08  -0.07     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    1.84                      1.62   0.22     0.64
  SINCE MAR 1      2.93                      2.55   0.38     0.74
  SINCE JAN 1      3.79                      3.29   0.50     1.17

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            T             6.1  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    4.2                       7.5   -3.3       T
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      16.2   -6.0      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      39.6   -3.3     36.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           28                        16     12       18
  MONTH TO DATE  485                       571    -86      562
  SINCE MAR 1   1237                      1489   -252     1264
  SINCE JUL 1   5932                      6699   -767     6372

 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    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    11.6


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           600 AM
 LOWEST     73           200 PM
 AVERAGE    87

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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 2016.........SUNRISE   547 AM MDT   SUNSET   753 PM MDT
APRIL 29 2016.........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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