Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
640 PM MDT SUN MAR 29 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 29 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         65    246 PM  82    1943  52     13       70
  MINIMUM         42    636 AM   4    1975  27     15       23
  AVERAGE         54                        39     15       47

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.75 1977   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.10                      0.85  -0.75     0.93
  SINCE MAR 1      0.10                      0.85  -0.75     0.93
  SINCE JAN 1      0.53                      1.59  -1.06     1.42

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           9.8  1977   0.3   -0.3      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    1.2                       8.1   -6.9     12.5
  SINCE MAR 1      1.2                       8.1   -6.9     12.5
  SINCE JUL 1     36.2                      31.5    4.7     55.5
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           11                        26    -15       18
  MONTH TO DATE  679                       867   -188      960
  SINCE MAR 1    679                       867   -188      960
  SINCE JUL 1   5787                      6077   -290     6593

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    56   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (320)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    74   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    28.3


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    70           700 AM
 LOWEST     22          1200 AM
 AVERAGE    46

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   53        80      1986
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27         8      1975


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH 29 2015.........SUNRISE   639 AM MDT   SUNSET   715 PM MDT
MARCH 30 2015.........SUNRISE   638 AM MDT   SUNSET   717 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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