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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
103 PM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              93   04/22/1989
 LOW                1   04/02/1975
HIGHEST            81   04/14                         79  04/09
LOWEST             13   04/03                         11  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.4              58.3     1.1     57.1
AVG. MINIMUM     31.4              31.8    -0.4     29.6
MEAN             45.4              45.0     0.4     43.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  2
DAYS MIN <= 32     18                                 15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.16   1967
 MINIMUM         0.02   1987
TOTALS           0.66              1.80   -1.14     2.27
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.06   -0.04     0.08
DAYS >= .01        12                                  9
DAYS >= .10         2                                  5
DAYS >= .50         0                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.28   04/18 TO 04/18              1.25
                        04/17 TO 04/18
                        04/18 TO 04/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           43.4   2013
TOTALS              T               7.9    -7.9      6.3
SINCE 7/1        36.2              40.0    -3.8     63.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               2.3    -2.3        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             5  04/03
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/09 TO 04/09               4.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     580               601     -21      642
 SINCE 7/1       6390              6729    -339     7292
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/340    DATE  04/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/340    DATE  04/01

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

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