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

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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              79   12/05/1939
 LOW              -34   02/11/1899
HIGHEST            62   02/02                         62  12/10
                                                          12/03
LOWEST            -14   02/08                        -18  01/01
                        02/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.5              37.5    -6.0     34.0
AVG. MINIMUM     14.1              17.5    -3.4     12.5
MEAN             22.8              27.5    -4.7     23.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     42                                 35
DAYS MIN <= 32     84                                 82
DAYS MIN <= 0      17                                 21

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.06   1952
 MINIMUM         0.27   2001
TOTALS           2.23              1.09    1.14     1.49
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.01    0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01        22                                 29
DAYS >= .10         6                                  5
DAYS >= .50         1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.57   12/01 TO 12/01              0.25

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           40.0   1970
TOTALS           34.4              18.1    16.3     31.0
SINCE 7/1        45.2              26.7    18.5     32.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 2       0        1
DAYS >= 1.0        12               5.8     6.2        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   12/02                          9  02/20
                        12/01
 24 HR TOTAL      6.7   12/01 TO 12/01               5.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3737              3374     363     3722
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/320    DATE  01/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    67/320    DATE  01/27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               43     SLEET                      2
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
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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