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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
159 AM MST TUE DEC 6 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 5 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         37    406 AM  67    1987  38     -1       48
  MINIMUM         13   1159 PM -22    1972  14     -1       22
  AVERAGE         25                        26     -1       35

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.18 1956   0.01  -0.01     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.06  -0.06     0.14
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.06  -0.06     0.14
  SINCE JAN 1     12.50                     15.93  -3.43    24.76

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             2.2  1956   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.9   -0.9      2.5
  SINCE DEC 1      T                         0.9   -0.9      2.5
  SINCE JUL 1      2.8                       8.7   -5.9      9.1
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       40                        39      1       30
  MONTH TO DATE  177                       190    -13      156
  SINCE DEC 1    177                       190    -13      156
  SINCE JUL 1   1400                      1865   -465     1601

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1    646                       636     10      577
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    45   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    53   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    22.8


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT SNOW


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    82           500 AM
 LOWEST     54          1000 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   38        65      1981
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   14       -20      1972


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
DECEMBER  6 2016......SUNRISE   713 AM MST   SUNSET   414 PM MST
DECEMBER  7 2016......SUNRISE   714 AM MST   SUNSET   414 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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