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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
631 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2014 TO 2/28/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              79   12/05/1939
 LOW              -34   02/11/1899
HIGHEST            73   02/06                         64  02/16
                        01/27
LOWEST             -9   12/30                        -15  01/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.1              37.5     3.6     34.1
AVG. MINIMUM     19.8              17.5     2.3     11.6
MEAN             30.5              27.5     3.0     22.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     24                                 37
DAYS MIN <= 32     70                                 81
DAYS MIN <= 0      12                                 29

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   1952
 MINIMUM         0.27   2001
TOTALS           0.93              1.09   -0.16     1.05
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        19                                 29
DAYS >= .10         3                                  1
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.18   12/25 TO 12/25              0.33

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.0   1970
TOTALS           20.4              18.1     2.3     20.3
SINCE 7/1        35.7              26.7     9.0     50.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 2      -1        1
DAYS >= 1.0         7               5.8     1.2        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/31                          5  12/20
                        12/29
                        12/30
 24 HR TOTAL      2.9   12/25 TO 12/25               5.2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3082              3374    -292     3759
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  12/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/330    DATE  01/08

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               32     SLEET                      1
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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