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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
648 PM MDT TUE SEP 30 2014


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 30 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM 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         65    454 PM  93    1989  68     -3       87
                                      1967
  MINIMUM         52   1207 AM  25    1985  40     12       47
                                      1974
                                      1959
  AVERAGE         59                        54      5       67

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.56R         0.42 1977   0.04   0.52     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    3.17                      1.29   1.88     1.18
  SINCE SEP 1      3.17                      1.29   1.88     1.18
  SINCE JAN 1     19.77                     13.92   5.85    15.24

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         0.2   -0.2      0.0
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            6                        11     -5        0
  MONTH TO DATE  203                       186     17      102
  SINCE SEP 1    203                       187     16      102
  SINCE JUL 1    239                       224     15      107

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        2
  MONTH TO DATE   61                        61      0      133
  SINCE SEP 1     61                        61      0      133
  SINCE JAN 1    424                       633   -209      724
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (310)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    39   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (290)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.5


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  HEAVY RAIN
  RAIN
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG
  HAZE


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100           300 AM
 LOWEST     48           400 PM
 AVERAGE    74

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   68        94      2005
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        20      1985


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
SEPTEMBER 30 2014.....SUNRISE   649 AM MDT   SUNSET   635 PM MDT
OCTOBER  1 2014.......SUNRISE   650 AM MDT   SUNSET   633 PM MDT


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




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