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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1010 AM MDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/02/2011
 LOW               -2   10/31/1991
HIGHEST            86   10/19                         84  10/27
                                                          10/16
                                                          10/09
LOWEST             10   10/30                         23  10/12
                                                          10/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.6              61.4     1.2     67.8
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              34.1    -2.6     36.6
MEAN             47.1              47.7    -0.6     52.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     17                                 13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.60   1998
 MINIMUM            T   1960
TOTALS           0.58              1.42   -0.84     0.46
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.05   -0.03     0.01
DAYS >= .01         4                                  4
DAYS >= .10         2                                  2
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   10/08 TO 10/08              0.21
                        10/02 TO 10/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.8   2013
TOTALS              T               1.6    -1.6        T
SINCE 7/1           T               1.8    -1.8        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.6    -0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/30 TO 10/30                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     548               538      10      388
 SINCE 7/1        750               762     -12      549
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 1/1        709               636      73      646
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/330    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/330    DATE  10/26

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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