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

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CLSRAP

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
631 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2014 TO 2/28/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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              76   01/12/1987
 LOW              -31   02/02/1996
HIGHEST            73   01/27                         64  02/16
LOWEST            -15   12/30                        -19  02/07
                                                          02/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.2              37.8     3.4     33.8
AVG. MINIMUM     15.0              13.6     1.4      8.6
MEAN             28.1              25.7     2.4     21.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     25                                 39
DAYS MIN <= 32     86                                 89
DAYS MIN <= 0      14                                 31

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.29   1953
 MINIMUM         0.25   2002
TOTALS           0.85              1.16   -0.31     1.05
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        15                                 25
DAYS >= .10         2                                  2
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   02/16 TO 02/17              0.30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.7   1971
TOTALS           19.5              15.6     3.9     18.2
SINCE 7/1        35.0              23.4    11.6     43.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                 2      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0        10               5.6     4.4        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/31                          5  12/20
                        12/29
                        12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1   12/25 TO 12/25               5.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3300              3535    -235     3913
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/340    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/340    DATE  01/08

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               26     SLEET                      0
FOG                      28     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      3

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

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