Climatological Report (Daily)
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CDUS43 KUNR 160848
CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
248 AM MDT WED APR 16 2014


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 15 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         65    318 PM  85    2008  58      7       34
  MINIMUM         18    527 AM  15    1986  32    -14       19
  AVERAGE         42                        45     -3       27

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.02          1.00 2000   0.06  -0.04     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.54                      0.69  -0.15     1.69
  SINCE MAR 1      1.63                      1.62   0.01     2.51
  SINCE JAN 1      2.12                      2.36  -0.24     3.12

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    6.0                       4.5    1.5     28.2
  SINCE MAR 1     20.4                      13.2    7.2     41.1
  SINCE JUL 1     63.4                      36.6   26.8     61.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       23                        20      3       38
  MONTH TO DATE  385                       337     48      461
  SINCE MAR 1   1402                      1255    147     1429
  SINCE JUL 1   7035                      6465    570     6418

 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    33   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    40   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     8.7


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    77           600 AM
 LOWEST     18           100 PM
 AVERAGE    48

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        86      1958
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        14      1951


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
APRIL 16 2014.........SUNRISE   607 AM MDT   SUNSET   738 PM MDT
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   606 AM MDT   SUNSET   739 PM MDT


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




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