Climatological Report (Daily)
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CDUS43 KUNR 280040
CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
637 PM MDT FRI MAR 27 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 27 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         70   1219 PM  81    1946  52     18       37
  MINIMUM         32    623 AM   5    1944  26      6       22
  AVERAGE         51                        39     12       30

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.56 1975   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.10                      0.78  -0.68     0.88
  SINCE MAR 1      0.10                      0.78  -0.68     0.88
  SINCE JAN 1      0.53                      1.52  -0.99     1.37

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           6.6  1975   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.2                       7.6   -6.4     11.5
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                       7.6   -6.4     11.5
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      31.0    5.2     54.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           14                        26    -12       35
  MONTH TO DATE  661                       815   -154      905
  SINCE MAR 1    661                       815   -154      905
  SINCE JUL 1   5769                      6025   -256     6538

 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    32   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    89           700 AM
 LOWEST     28           300 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   52        80      1963
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   26         4      1944


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 27 2015.........SUNRISE   643 AM MDT   SUNSET   713 PM MDT
MARCH 28 2015.........SUNRISE   641 AM MDT   SUNSET   714 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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