Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
138 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2 2015...

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         49    308 PM  74    1974  43      6        2
  MINIMUM         10   1210 AM -18    2014  19     -9      -18
  AVERAGE         30                        31     -1       -8

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.55 1966   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.05  -0.05     0.25
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.05  -0.05     0.25
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.79  -0.36     0.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             5.2  1951   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.5   -0.5      5.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.5   -0.5      5.0
  SINCE JUL 1     35.0                      23.9   11.1     48.0
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       35                        34      1       73
  MONTH TO DATE   84                        68     16      146
  SINCE MAR 1     84                        68     16      146
  SINCE JUL 1   5192                      5278    -86     5779

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    36   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    41   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.5


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1200 AM
 LOWEST     38           100 PM
 AVERAGE    59

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        74      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -15      1960


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  3 2015.........SUNRISE   626 AM MST   SUNSET   543 PM MST
MARCH  4 2015.........SUNRISE   624 AM MST   SUNSET   544 PM MST


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




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