Climatological Report (Daily)
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CDUS43 KUNR 170839
CLIRAP

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
239 AM MDT MON MAY 17 2021

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 2021...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2021


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         73    227 PM  91    1979  67      6       52
                                      2012
  MINIMUM         47   1152 PM  24    2009  42      5       37
  AVERAGE         60                        54      6       45

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        T             0.89 1955   0.11  -0.11     0.11
  MONTH TO DATE    0.33                      1.63  -1.30     1.87
  SINCE MAR 1      2.18                      4.62  -2.44     3.54
  SINCE JAN 1      2.80                      5.43  -2.63     4.72

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        5                        11     -6       20
  MONTH TO DATE  236                       224     12      281
  SINCE MAR 1   1681                      1776    -95     1844
  SINCE JUL 1   6874                      7034   -160     7201

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        0
  SINCE MAR 1      2                         1      1        0
  SINCE JAN 1      2                         1      1        0
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SE (150)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6


WEATHER CONDITIONS
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST    97          1100 PM
 LOWEST     38           200 PM
 AVERAGE    68

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        93      1988
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   42        31      1969


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2021...........SUNRISE   524 AM MDT   SUNSET   814 PM MDT
MAY 18 2021...........SUNRISE   523 AM MDT   SUNSET   815 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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