Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1233 PM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 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    748 AM  83    2015  52     -9       66
  MINIMUM         38   1246 AM   4    1944  26     12       25
  AVERAGE         41                        39      2       46

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.12          0.55 1993   0.04   0.08     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.35                      0.82  -0.47     0.69
  SINCE MAR 1      0.35                      0.82  -0.47     0.69
  SINCE JAN 1      1.16                      1.56  -0.40     1.55

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           4.1  1977   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.3                       7.8   -7.5      5.3
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       7.8   -7.5      5.3
  SINCE JUL 1     30.8                      31.2   -0.4     31.4
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           24                        26     -2       19
  MONTH TO DATE  721                       841   -120      681
  SINCE MAR 1    721                       841   -120      681
  SINCE JUL 1   5777                      6051   -274     5376

 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    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (30)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1100 AM
 LOWEST     73           400 AM
 AVERAGE    81

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        82      1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27         4      1975


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 28 2017.........SUNRISE   640 AM MDT   SUNSET   715 PM MDT
MARCH 29 2017.........SUNRISE   639 AM MDT   SUNSET   716 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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