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

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CLSRAP

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
636 AM MST WED MAR 2 2016

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   01/12/1987
 LOW              -31   02/02/1996
HIGHEST            72   02/27                         73  01/27
LOWEST            -10   01/17                        -15  12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.5              37.8     2.7     41.2
AVG. MINIMUM     17.9              13.6     4.3     15.0
MEAN             29.2              25.7     3.5     28.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24                                 25
DAYS MIN <= 32     90                                 86
DAYS MIN <= 0       9                                 14

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.29   1953
 MINIMUM         0.25   2002
TOTALS           1.49              1.16    0.33     0.85
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01        19                                 15
DAYS >= .10         7                                  2
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.25   12/25 TO 12/26              0.19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.7   1971
TOTALS           19.5              15.6     3.9     19.5
SINCE 7/1        26.1              23.4     2.7     35.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         8               5.6     2.4       10
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   12/16                          4  12/31
                                                          12/29
                                                          12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   12/15 TO 12/15               3.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3250              3535    -285     3300
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    58/320    DATE  02/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    73/320    DATE  02/07

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               23     SLEET                      0
FOG                      35     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     13
HAZE                      9

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

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