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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
918 AM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              73   01/27/2015
                        01/08/2002
                        24/09/2399
 LOW              -33   01/17/1930
                        01/12/1916
HIGHEST            73R  01/27                         58  01/25
LOWEST             -2   01/07                        -15  01/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.6              37.4     4.2     40.1
AVG. MINIMUM     21.7              16.4     5.3     15.7
MEAN             31.6              26.9     4.7     27.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6                                  8
DAYS MIN <= 32     21                                 27
DAYS MIN <= 0       4                                  6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.64   1944
 MINIMUM         0.01   1914
TOTALS           0.15              0.29   -0.14     0.25
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.01   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6                                 11
DAYS >= .10         0                                  0
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.05   01/05 TO 01/05              0.06

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           22.1   1949
TOTALS            4.3               5.5    -1.2      4.1
SINCE 7/1        27.1              19.3     7.8     43.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.1    -1.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/05                          1  01/15
                        01/02                             01/07
                        01/01                             01/06
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   MM                           1.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1026              1181    -155     1141
 SINCE 7/1       3704              3928    -224     4077
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320    DATE  01/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/330    DATE  01/08

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      1
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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