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CXUS53 KUNR 020945
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
239 AM MST SAT JAN 2 2016

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

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             107   07/12/1954
                        07/09/1954
 LOW              -34   02/11/1899
HIGHEST           101   08/30                         MM  MM
LOWEST             -5   02/27                         MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.7              58.7     2.0       MM
AVG. MINIMUM     39.8              37.4     2.4       MM
MEAN             50.3              48.0     2.3       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90     16                                 MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     35                                 MM
DAYS MIN <= 32    117                                 MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       8                                 MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        28.89   1962
 MINIMUM         7.51   1936
TOTALS          24.49             19.79    4.70       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.05    0.01       MM
DAYS >= .01        98                                 MM
DAYS >= .10        49                                 MM
DAYS >= .50        15                                 MM
DAYS >= 1.00        7                                 MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.12   05/23 TO 05/24                MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           93.8   2009
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS           49.4              49.3     0.1       MM
SINCE 7/1        21.5              13.8     7.7       MM
DAYS >= 1.0        14              13.9     0.1       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL     12.0   05/09 TO 05/10                MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5955              6860    -905       MM
COOLING TOTAL     716               664      52       MM

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/320    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/320    DATE  03/29


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      19
LIGHT RAIN               96     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       6
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               49     SLEET                      2
FOG                      26     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     15
HAZE                      8

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

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