Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
131 AM MST SAT FEB 25 2017


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 24 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         24    201 AM  75    1995  42    -18       41
  MINIMUM         13   1159 PM -17    2003  17     -4       18
  AVERAGE         19                        29    -10       30

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.01          0.25 2011   0.02  -0.01      T
  MONTH TO DATE    0.45                      0.35   0.10     0.52
  SINCE DEC 1      1.57                      1.07   0.50     1.36
  SINCE JAN 1      0.80                      0.65   0.15     0.73

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.2           4.8  2011   0.2    0.0       T
  MONTH TO DATE    6.7                       4.7    2.0      3.4
  SINCE DEC 1     26.5                      14.5   12.0     18.2
  SINCE JUL 1     29.3                      22.3    7.0     24.8
  SNOW DEPTH       2

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       46                        36     10       35
  MONTH TO DATE  767                       913   -146      701
  SINCE DEC 1   3673                      3394    279     3124
  SINCE JUL 1   4896                      5069   -173     4569

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (10)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (20)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.9


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    92           300 AM
 LOWEST     77           500 AM
 AVERAGE    85

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        72      1999
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   17       -16      2011


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 25 2017......SUNRISE   635 AM MST   SUNSET   536 PM MST
FEBRUARY 26 2017......SUNRISE   634 AM MST   SUNSET   537 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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