Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
430 PM MST THU JAN 3 2013

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2012...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/12/1954
                        07/09/1954
 LOW              -34   02/11/1899
HIGHEST           106   08/29                        101  06/29
                        06/26
LOWEST             -8   02/11                        -14  02/08
                        01/19                             02/02
                        01/18                             01/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.7              58.7     5.0     57.6
AVG. MINIMUM     40.0              37.4     2.6     36.3
MEAN             51.8              48.0     3.8     47.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     48                                 26
DAYS MAX <= 32     28                                 51
DAYS MIN <= 32    131                                145
DAYS MIN <= 0      10                                 21

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        28.89   1962
 MINIMUM         7.51   1936
TOTALS          11.40             19.79   -8.39    23.55
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.05   -0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01        81                                116
DAYS >= .10        29                                 51
DAYS >= .50         5                                 12
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  6
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.02   06/07 TO 06/07              2.19  05/19 TO 05/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           93.8   2009
 24 HR TOTAL     20.0   04/18/1970
TOTALS           17.6              49.3   -31.7     65.8
SINCE 7/1        10.4              13.8    -3.4     15.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  1
DAYS >= 1.0         6              13.9    -7.9       22
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/25                          9  02/27
                                                          02/26
                                                          02/22
 24 HR TOTAL      2.9   11/10 TO 11/10               9.3  02/20 TO 02/20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5803              6860   -1057     7215
 SINCE 7/1       2536              2747    -211     2473
COOLING TOTAL    1092               664     428      779
 SINCE 1/1       1092               665     427      779
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WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    81/320    DATE  10/18

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      16
LIGHT RAIN               89     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       5
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               41     SLEET                      1
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     13
HAZE                      0

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

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