Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1005 AM MDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   08/29/2012
                        08/14/1935
                        08/01/1900
 LOW               36   08/28/1911
HIGHEST            99   08/22                        101  08/30
LOWEST             50   08/20                         46  08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.5              83.6    -1.1     83.2
AVG. MINIMUM     59.9              59.8     0.1     59.9
MEAN             71.2              71.7    -0.5     71.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      6                                  8
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.67   1906
 MINIMUM         0.09   1944
TOTALS           3.32              1.97    1.35     2.25
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.06    0.05     0.07
DAYS >= .01        12                                  7
DAYS >= .10         7                                  4
DAYS >= .50         2                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.15   08/26 TO 08/26              1.26

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            0.2   1955
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      24                18       6       29
 SINCE 7/1         25                30      -5       30
COOLING TOTAL     224               226      -2      239
 SINCE 1/1        760               595     165      577
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/180    DATE  08/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/180    DATE  08/09

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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