Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
132 AM MST FRI MAR 6 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 5 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         48    253 PM  76    2000  44      4       51
  MINIMUM         -1    445 AM -15    1943  20    -21       13
  AVERAGE         24                        32     -8       32

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.63 1999   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.08                      0.12  -0.04     0.25
  SINCE MAR 1      0.08                      0.12  -0.04     0.25
  SINCE JAN 1      0.51                      0.86  -0.35     0.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0          12.5  1999   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.2                       1.4   -0.2      5.0
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                       1.4   -0.2      5.0
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      24.8   11.4     48.0
  SNOW DEPTH       T

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       41                        33      8       33
  MONTH TO DATE  234                       168     66      289
  SINCE MAR 1    234                       168     66      289
  SINCE JUL 1   5342                      5378    -36     5922

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        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    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    87           400 AM
 LOWEST     26           300 PM
 AVERAGE    57

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        75      1968
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   20       -14      1943


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  6 2015.........SUNRISE   621 AM MST   SUNSET   547 PM MST
MARCH  7 2015.........SUNRISE   619 AM MST   SUNSET   548 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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