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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
159 PM MST THU MAR 9 2017

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              75   02/24/1995
                        02/27/1988
 LOW              -31   02/02/1996
HIGHEST            72   02/21                         72  02/27
                        02/16
LOWEST             -6   02/08                          8  02/04
                        02/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.8              39.6     5.2     49.1
AVG. MINIMUM     18.5              15.1     3.4     23.3
MEAN             31.7              27.4     4.3     36.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9                                  2
DAYS MIN <= 32     22                                 28
DAYS MIN <= 0       2                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.46   1953
 MINIMUM         0.02   1999
TOTALS           0.46              0.44    0.02     0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01         9                                  9
DAYS >= .10         2                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   02/23 TO 02/24              0.22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.7   1953
TOTALS            7.9               5.8     2.1      4.7
SINCE 7/1        30.5              23.4     7.1     26.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.1     1.9        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/09                          3  02/04
                        02/08
 24 HR TOTAL      2.8   MM                           2.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     927              1054    -127      827
 SINCE 7/1       5056              5210    -154     4695
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/260    DATE  02/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/250    DATE  02/21

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      2

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

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