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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
246 AM MDT FRI MAY 22 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 21 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         63    506 PM  92    1966  69     -6       63
                                      1954
  MINIMUM         30    447 AM  29    1963  44    -14       47
  AVERAGE         47                        56     -9       55

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          2.80 1999   0.11  -0.11     0.08
  MONTH TO DATE    5.09                      2.13   2.96     1.13
  SINCE MAR 1      5.85                      4.86   0.99     4.49
  SINCE JAN 1      6.28                      5.60   0.68     4.98

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   13.0                       1.1   11.9      0.1
  SINCE MAR 1     14.2                      17.7   -3.5     20.8
  SINCE JUL 1     49.2                      41.1    8.1     63.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       18                         9      9       10
  MONTH TO DATE  310                       250     60      334
  SINCE MAR 1   1592                      1769   -177     1997
  SINCE JUL 1   6700                      6979   -279     7630

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         2     -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.8


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89          1200 AM
 LOWEST     27           100 PM
 AVERAGE    58

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        91      2012
                                             2006
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        28      1963


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 22 2015...........SUNRISE   519 AM MDT   SUNSET   819 PM MDT
MAY 23 2015...........SUNRISE   519 AM MDT   SUNSET   820 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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