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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              79   12/05/1939
 LOW              -34   02/11/1899
HIGHEST            72   02/16                         70  02/18
LOWEST            -15   12/17                         -2  01/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.5              37.5    -3.0     41.1
AVG. MINIMUM     16.3              17.5    -1.2     23.0
MEAN             25.4              27.5    -2.1     32.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     41                                 23
DAYS MIN <= 32     76                                 74
DAYS MIN <= 0      14                                  3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   1952
 MINIMUM         0.27   2001
TOTALS           1.61              1.09    0.52     1.54
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        19                                 16
DAYS >= .10         4                                  7
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.41   12/25 TO 12/25              0.27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.0   1970
TOTALS           29.5              18.1    11.4     23.9
SINCE 7/1        33.2              26.7     6.5     29.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 2       0        1
DAYS >= 1.0         8               5.8     2.2        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   12/29                          5  12/16
                        12/27                             12/01
                        12/28
 24 HR TOTAL      5.7   12/25 TO 12/25               5.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3565              3374     191     2991
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/320    DATE  01/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/320    DATE  01/28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               28     SLEET                      1
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      0

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

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