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

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CLSRAP

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
334 PM MDT SAT MAR 16 2019

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2018 TO 2/28/2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              77   01/14/2019
 LOW              -31   02/02/1996
HIGHEST            63   02/02                         64  12/10
LOWEST            -19   02/07                        -21  12/31
                                                          12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.0              37.8    -6.8     33.4
AVG. MINIMUM     10.5              13.6    -3.1      7.5
MEAN             20.7              25.7    -5.0     20.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     43                                 38
DAYS MIN <= 32     89                                 87
DAYS MIN <= 0      23                                 30

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.29   1953
 MINIMUM         0.25   2002
TOTALS           2.42              1.16    1.26     1.23
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.01    0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01        21                                 24
DAYS >= .10        10                                  4
DAYS >= .50         1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.52   12/01 TO 12/01              0.27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           36.7   1971
TOTALS           37.1R             15.6    21.5     29.8
SINCE 7/1        43.6              23.4    20.2     29.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 2       0        1
DAYS >= 1.0        14               5.6     8.4        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   02/20                          7  02/20
                        02/19
                        02/18
 24 HR TOTAL      6.2   12/01 TO 12/01               5.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3928              3535     393     3969
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/340    DATE  12/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    75/340    DATE  12/21

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               43     SLEET                      0
FOG                      43     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                     17

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

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