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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
542 PM MST SAT FEB 28 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR FEBRUARY 28 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         23    343 PM  73    2006  43    -20       29
  MINIMUM          4    324 AM -18    1962  18    -14        1
  AVERAGE         14                        30    -16       15

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.27 2004   0.02  -0.02     0.03
  MONTH TO DATE    0.25                      0.44  -0.19     0.27
  SINCE DEC 1      0.85                      1.16  -0.31     1.05
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.74  -0.31     0.49

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           2.3  1978   0.3   -0.3      0.7
  MONTH TO DATE    6.5                       5.8    0.7      6.4
  SINCE DEC 1     19.5                      15.6    3.9     18.2
  SINCE JUL 1     35.0                      23.4   11.6     43.0
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           51                        35     16       50
  MONTH TO DATE 1029                      1053    -24     1288
  SINCE DEC 1   3300                      3535   -235     3913
  SINCE JUL 1   5108                      5210   -102     5633

 COOLING
  TODAY            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    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.8


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    88           300 AM
 LOWEST     54           900 AM
 AVERAGE    71

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        73      2008
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   18       -17      2014
                                             1962


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
FEBRUARY 28 2015......SUNRISE   631 AM MST   SUNSET   539 PM MST
MARCH  1 2015.........SUNRISE   630 AM MST   SUNSET   540 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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