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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
202 AM MST THU MAR 2 2017

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2016 TO 2/28/2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   01/12/1987
 LOW              -31   02/02/1996
HIGHEST            72   02/21                         72  02/27
                        02/16
LOWEST            -23   12/17                        -10  01/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.8              37.8    -4.0     40.5
AVG. MINIMUM     11.1              13.6    -2.5     17.9
MEAN             22.4              25.7    -3.3     29.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     44                                 24
DAYS MIN <= 32     84                                 90
DAYS MIN <= 0      20                                  9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.29   1953
 MINIMUM         0.25   2002
TOTALS           1.58              1.16    0.42     1.49
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        21                                 19
DAYS >= .10         5                                  7
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.35   12/25 TO 12/25              0.25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.7   1971
TOTALS           27.7              15.6    12.1     19.5
SINCE 7/1        30.5              23.4     7.1     26.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 2       0        1
DAYS >= 1.0        10               5.6     4.4        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   01/04                          5  12/16
                        01/03
                        12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   12/25 TO 12/25               4.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3833              3535     298     3250
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  12/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/320    DATE  12/25

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               28     SLEET                      0
FOG                      31     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                     17

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

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