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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
635 PM MDT TUE OCT 17 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 17 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM 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         77    321 PM  85    2003  61     16       64
                                      1950
  MINIMUM         40    336 AM  17    1984  34      6       41
                                      1948
  AVERAGE         59                        47     12       53

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.04 1998   0.05  -0.05     0.05
  MONTH TO DATE    0.58                      0.89  -0.31     0.21
  SINCE SEP 1      1.72                      2.18  -0.46     1.05
  SINCE JAN 1     10.88                     14.81  -3.93    12.02

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.8  1990   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4       T
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.6   -0.6       T
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.6   -0.6       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            6                        18    -12       12
  MONTH TO DATE  294                       250     44      221
  SINCE SEP 1    489                       437     52      350
  SINCE JUL 1    496                       474     22      382

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE SEP 1     85                        61     24       30
  SINCE JAN 1    709                       633     76      646
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     9.0


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    64          1200 AM
 LOWEST     15           400 PM
 AVERAGE    40

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        86      2015
                                             2000
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33        16      1972


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 17 2017.......SUNRISE   710 AM MDT   SUNSET   605 PM MDT
OCTOBER 18 2017.......SUNRISE   711 AM MDT   SUNSET   603 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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