Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1243 PM MDT THU MAY 5 2016


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...
VALID AS OF 1100 AM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 TODAY
  MAXIMUM         79   1059 AM  93    2004  65     14       65
  MINIMUM         43    304 AM  22    1944  38      5       38
  AVERAGE         61                        52      9       52

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  TODAY            0.00          1.10 2007   0.09  -0.09     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.46  -0.46     0.22
  SINCE MAR 1      2.94                      3.19  -0.25     0.98
  SINCE JAN 1      3.80                      3.93  -0.13     1.41

SNOWFALL (IN)
  TODAY            0.0           0.1  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.5   -0.5      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     10.2                      17.1   -6.9      1.2
  SINCE JUL 1     36.3                      40.5   -4.2     36.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  TODAY            4                        14    -10       13
  MONTH TO DATE   54                        72    -18       42
  SINCE MAR 1   1337                      1591   -254     1324
  SINCE JUL 1   6032                      6801   -769     6432

 COOLING
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         2     -2        0
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         2     -2        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    14   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     6.5


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0


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


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    86           200 AM
 LOWEST     37          1100 AM
 AVERAGE    62

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   65        85      1992
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   39        26      1989


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   538 AM MDT   SUNSET   801 PM MDT
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   536 AM MDT   SUNSET   802 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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