Climatological Report (Seasonal)
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1108 AM MST TUE DEC 1 2015

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2015 TO 11/30/2015...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   09/06/1978
                        09/04/1960
                        09/02/1960
 LOW              -19   11/14/1959
HIGHEST            97   09/02                         95  09/26
LOWEST              1   11/27                        -14  11/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.4              61.3     3.1     60.1
AVG. MINIMUM     36.2              34.0     2.2     31.7
MEAN             50.3              47.7     2.6     45.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      5                                  5
DAYS MAX <= 32      6                                 12
DAYS MIN <= 32     33                                 41
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.23   1998
 MINIMUM         0.37   1952
TOTALS           2.03              3.24   -1.21     4.52
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01        15                                 18
DAYS >= .10         9                                  9
DAYS >= .50         1                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.64   10/22 TO 10/23              2.05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.6   1985
TOTALS            6.6               7.8    -1.2     15.5
SINCE 7/1         6.6               7.8    -1.2     15.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.4     0.6        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   11/29                          9  11/15
                        11/26
                        11/27
 24 HR TOTAL      2.6   11/20 TO 11/20               5.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1400              1638    -238     1772
COOLING TOTAL      87                64      23       61
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/330    DATE  11/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/330    DATE  11/18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      25     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                      6

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

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