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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
611 AM MST SAT DEC 3 2016

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2016 TO 11/30/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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             104   09/06/1978
                        09/04/1960
                        09/02/1960
 LOW              -19   11/14/1959
HIGHEST            90   09/11                         97  09/02
LOWEST             10   11/19                          1  11/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.0              61.3     5.7     64.4
AVG. MINIMUM     37.0              34.0     3.0     36.2
MEAN             52.0              47.7     4.3     50.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                                  5
DAYS MAX <= 32      2                                  6
DAYS MIN <= 32     34                                 33
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.23   1998
 MINIMUM         0.37   1952
TOTALS           1.53              3.24   -1.71     2.03
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01        16                                 15
DAYS >= .10         5                                  9
DAYS >= .50         0                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.41   08/23 TO 08/23              0.64

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.6   1985
TOTALS            2.8               7.8    -5.0      6.6
SINCE 7/1         2.8               7.8    -5.0      6.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.4    -1.4        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/18                          1  11/29
                                                          11/26
                                                          11/27
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   11/17 TO 11/17               2.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1191              1638    -447     1400
COOLING TOTAL      30                64     -34       87
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/330    DATE  11/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/330    DATE  11/29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

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

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