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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
131 AM MST THU DEC 8 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 7 2016...

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         15    226 PM  69    1984  38    -23       54
  MINIMUM         -2    745 PM -14    2013  14    -16       31
  AVERAGE          7                        26    -19       43

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.12 1972   0.01  -0.01     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.09  -0.09     0.14
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.09  -0.09     0.14
  SINCE JAN 1     12.50                     15.96  -3.46    24.76

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.7  1972   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         1.3   -1.3      2.5
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         1.3   -1.3      2.5
  SINCE JUL 1      2.8                       9.1   -6.3      9.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       58                        39     19       22
  MONTH TO DATE  289                       268     21      206
  SINCE DEC 1    289                       268     21      206
  SINCE JUL 1   1512                      1943   -431     1651

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    646                       636     10      577
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    18.4


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    79           300 AM
 LOWEST     42           200 PM
 AVERAGE    61

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        62      1984
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -23      1972


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  8 2016......SUNRISE   715 AM MST   SUNSET   414 PM MST
DECEMBER  9 2016......SUNRISE   716 AM MST   SUNSET   414 PM MST


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




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