Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
639 PM MDT WED MAY 27 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 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         74    406 PM  98    1969  71      3       77
  MINIMUM         49    353 AM  34    1992  46      3       51
                                      1965
  AVERAGE         62                        58      4       64

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            T             1.68 1996   0.11  -0.11     0.01
  MONTH TO DATE    6.59                      2.77   3.82     1.14
  SINCE MAR 1      7.35                      5.50   1.85     4.50
  SINCE JAN 1      7.78                      6.24   1.54     4.99

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           T    1954   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE   13.0                       1.1   11.9      0.1
  SINCE MAR 1     14.2                      17.7   -3.5     20.8
  SINCE JUL 1     49.2                      41.1    8.1     63.8
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            3                         7     -4        1
  MONTH TO DATE  360                       298     62      339
  SINCE MAR 1   1642                      1817   -175     2002
  SINCE JUL 1   6750                      7027   -277     7635

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         1     -1        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         3     -3        2
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         5     -5        2
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         5     -5        2
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    25   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    93           400 AM
 LOWEST     53           400 PM
 AVERAGE    73

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   71        93      1943
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        27      1947


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 27 2015...........SUNRISE   515 AM MDT   SUNSET   824 PM MDT
MAY 28 2015...........SUNRISE   515 AM MDT   SUNSET   825 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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