Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1007 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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             106   08/29/2012
                        08/14/1935
                        08/01/1900
 LOW               36   08/28/1911
HIGHEST           101   08/30                         90  08/14
LOWEST             46   08/23                         48  08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.2              83.6    -0.4     79.5
AVG. MINIMUM     59.9              59.8     0.1     60.1
MEAN             71.5              71.7    -0.2     69.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      8                                  1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.67   1906
 MINIMUM         0.09   1944
TOTALS           2.25              1.97    0.28     4.75
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.06    0.01     0.15
DAYS >= .01         7                                 15
DAYS >= .10         4                                  7
DAYS >= .50         1                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.26   08/17 TO 08/17              1.87

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.2   1955
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      29                18      11       13
 SINCE 7/1         30                30       0       24
COOLING TOTAL     239               226      13      171
 SINCE 1/1        577               595     -18      436
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  08/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/320    DATE  08/22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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