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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1132 AM MST SUN DEC 28 2014


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 28 2014...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         20    933 AM  62    1999  36    -16       47
  MINIMUM          6    400 AM -17    1990  12     -6        5
  AVERAGE         13                        24    -11       26

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.17 1955   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.29                      0.38  -0.09     0.55
  SINCE DEC 1      0.29                      0.38  -0.09     0.55
  SINCE JAN 1     21.41                     16.25   5.16    21.69

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           1.6  1976   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.0                       4.9    1.1      8.5
  SINCE DEC 1      6.0                       4.9    1.1      8.5
  SINCE JUL 1     21.5                      12.7    8.8     33.3
  SNOW DEPTH       3

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           52                        41     11       39
  MONTH TO DATE  944                      1121   -177     1295
  SINCE DEC 1    944                      1121   -177     1295
  SINCE JUL 1   2752                      2796    -44     3015

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    424                       636   -212      724
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     9   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (300)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    10   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (300)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.1


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80           400 AM
 LOWEST     67          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        65      1965
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   12       -29      1990


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER 28 2014......SUNRISE   727 AM MST   SUNSET   421 PM MST
DECEMBER 29 2014......SUNRISE   727 AM MST   SUNSET   422 PM MST


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




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