Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1138 AM MST MON MAR 2 2015


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 2 2015...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM 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         40   1056 AM  74    1974  43     -3        2
  MINIMUM         10   1210 AM -18    2014  19     -9      -18
  AVERAGE         25                        31     -6       -8

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          0.55 1966   0.03  -0.03     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.05  -0.05     0.25
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.05  -0.05     0.25
  SINCE JAN 1      0.43                      0.79  -0.36     0.74

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           5.2  1951   0.2   -0.2      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.5   -0.5      5.0
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.5   -0.5      5.0
  SINCE JUL 1     35.0                      23.9   11.1     48.0
  SNOW DEPTH       1

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY           40                        34      6       73
  MONTH TO DATE   89                        68     21      146
  SINCE MAR 1     89                        68     21      146
  SINCE JUL 1   5197                      5278    -81     5779

 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    29   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (170)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (170)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.2


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    80          1200 AM
 LOWEST     48          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    64

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        74      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   19       -15      1960


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MARCH  2 2015.........SUNRISE   628 AM MST   SUNSET   542 PM MST
MARCH  3 2015.........SUNRISE   626 AM MST   SUNSET   543 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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