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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
637 PM MDT SAT OCT 21 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 21 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         58    303 PM  89    1992  59     -1       71
  MINIMUM         48    459 PM  19    1987  32     16       32
  AVERAGE         53                        46      7       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             0.30 1942   0.04  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.58                      1.06  -0.48     0.42
  SINCE SEP 1      1.72                      2.35  -0.63     1.26
  SINCE JAN 1     10.88                     14.98  -4.10    12.23

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    2006   0.0    0.0      0.0
                                      1997
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.6   -0.6       T
  SINCE SEP 1      0.0                       0.8   -0.8       T
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.8   -0.8       T
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           12                        19     -7       13
  MONTH TO DATE  313                       324    -11      291
  SINCE SEP 1    508                       511     -3      420
  SINCE JUL 1    515                       548    -33      452

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE SEP 1     85                        61     24       30
  SINCE JAN 1    709                       633     76      646
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    35   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    43   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    22.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    59           200 AM
 LOWEST     23          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    41

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        82      2003
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        13      1981


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
OCTOBER 21 2017.......SUNRISE   715 AM MDT   SUNSET   558 PM MDT
OCTOBER 22 2017.......SUNRISE   716 AM MDT   SUNSET   557 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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