Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
636 PM MDT THU MAR 23 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 23 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         63   1248 PM  76    1967  50     13       35
  MINIMUM         14   1056 AM  -3    1965  25    -11       20
  AVERAGE         39                        38      1       28

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.78 2009   0.03  -0.03     0.27
  MONTH TO DATE    0.18                      0.65  -0.47     0.40
  SINCE MAR 1      0.18                      0.65  -0.47     0.40
  SINCE JAN 1      0.99                      1.39  -0.40     1.26

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           8.0  2009   0.3   -0.3      2.2
  MONTH TO DATE    0.3                       6.5   -6.2      2.2
  SINCE MAR 1      0.3                       6.5   -6.2      2.2
  SINCE JUL 1     30.8                      29.9    0.9     28.3
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           26                        27     -1       37
  MONTH TO DATE  635                       709    -74      537
  SINCE MAR 1    635                       709    -74      537
  SINCE JUL 1   5691                      5919   -228     5232

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    37   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.3


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    76           400 AM
 LOWEST     48           100 PM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        78      1986
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   25        -4      1965


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 23 2017.........SUNRISE   649 AM MDT   SUNSET   709 PM MDT
MARCH 24 2017.........SUNRISE   648 AM MDT   SUNSET   710 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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