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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1035 AM MDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE FAITH SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            74   03/06                         82  03/15
LOWEST              9   03/26                         -3  03/05
                                                          03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.3              42.9    10.4     56.5
AVG. MINIMUM     26.6              22.4     4.2     26.4
MEAN             40.0              32.6     7.4     41.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1                                  3
DAYS MIN <= 32     24                                 24
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.83              0.98   -0.15     0.15
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.00
DAYS >= .01         9                                  4
DAYS >= .10         3                                  0
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   02/29 TO 03/01              0.06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     770              1003    -233      724
 SINCE 7/1       5716              6691    -975     6223
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        2
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        2
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/340    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/340    DATE  03/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59


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

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