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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1010 AM MDT WED NOV 1 2017

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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              96   10/01/1892
 LOW              -13   10/28/1925
HIGHEST            84   10/19                         84  10/14
LOWEST             14   10/31                         24  10/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.3              59.1     3.2     66.4
AVG. MINIMUM     38.6              37.6     1.0     41.2
MEAN             50.4              48.3     2.1     53.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6                                  4
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.87   1998
 MINIMUM         0.00   1921
TOTALS           0.75              1.65   -0.90     0.56
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.05   -0.03     0.02
DAYS >= .01         6                                  4
DAYS >= .10         2                                  2
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.40   10/02 TO 10/02              0.27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.5   2013
TOTALS              T               2.3    -2.3        T
SINCE 7/1           T               2.4    -2.4        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.1    -1.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/30 TO 10/30                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     445               520     -75      342
 SINCE 7/1        632               729     -97      466
COOLING TOTAL       4                 4       0        6
 SINCE 1/1        854               665     189      813
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/330    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/330    DATE  10/26

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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