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CDUS43 KUNR 180832
CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
132 AM MST THU DEC 18 2014


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 17 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         23    813 PM  69    1998  36    -13       44
  MINIMUM         18    357 AM -23    1964  12      6       22
  AVERAGE         21                        24     -3       33

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.22 1985   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.02                      0.22  -0.20     0.14
  SINCE DEC 1      0.02                      0.22  -0.20     0.14
  SINCE JAN 1     21.14                     16.09   5.05    21.28

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.1  1985   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.5                       3.0   -2.5      2.4
  SINCE DEC 1      0.5                       3.0   -2.5      2.4
  SINCE JUL 1     16.0                      10.8    5.2     27.2
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       44                        41      3       32
  MONTH TO DATE  518                       670   -152      802
  SINCE DEC 1    518                       670   -152      802
  SINCE JUL 1   2326                      2345    -19     2522

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    424                       636   -212      724
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    15   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (130)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    18   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (130)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92          1200 AM
 LOWEST     84          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    88

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        70      1979
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   12       -20      1983


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 18 2014......SUNRISE   722 AM MST   SUNSET   416 PM MST
DECEMBER 19 2014......SUNRISE   723 AM MST   SUNSET   416 PM MST


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




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