Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1020 AM MDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              85   03/22/1910
 LOW              -17   03/03/1891
HIGHEST            66   03/14                         74  03/18
LOWEST             12   03/31                          8  03/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.0              46.5    -2.5     51.3
AVG. MINIMUM     24.3              24.9    -0.6     28.6
MEAN             34.1              35.7    -1.6     39.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9                                  4
DAYS MIN <= 32     27                                 19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.34   1902
 MINIMUM         0.09   2012
                        1909
TOTALS           1.53              0.99    0.54     0.80
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8                                  6
DAYS >= .10         3                                  3
DAYS >= .50         1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.98   03/16 TO 03/16              0.31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.5   1950
TOTALS           15.5              11.8     3.7      1.3
SINCE 7/1        47.6              38.5     9.1     34.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        0
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.2    -1.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/17                          1  03/13
 24 HR TOTAL     10.5   03/16 TO 03/16               0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     948               908      40      769
 SINCE 7/1       6050              5862     188     5365
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/300    DATE  03/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/320    DATE  03/05

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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