Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
136 AM MST SAT FEB 28 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 27 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         23    417 PM  75    1988  42    -19       37
  MINIMUM         -9R  1204 AM  -9    2001  18    -27        1
                                      1962
  AVERAGE          7                        30    -23       19

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.30 1987   0.02  -0.02     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      0.42  -0.17     0.24
  SINCE DEC 1      0.85                      1.14  -0.29     1.02
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.72  -0.29     0.46

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           3.6  1995   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       5.5    1.0      5.7
  SINCE DEC 1     19.5                      15.3    4.2     17.5
  SINCE JUL 1     35.0                      23.1   11.9     42.3
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       58                        35     23       46
  MONTH TO DATE  978                      1018    -40     1238
  SINCE DEC 1   3249                      3499   -250     3863
  SINCE JUL 1   5057                      5174   -117     5583

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    28   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    34   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    83          1100 PM
 LOWEST     59           400 PM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        73      2006
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -18      1962


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 28 2015......SUNRISE   631 AM MST   SUNSET   539 PM MST
MARCH  1 2015.........SUNRISE   630 AM MST   SUNSET   540 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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