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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
652 AM MST MON DEC 3 2018

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2018 TO 11/30/2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 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             104   09/06/1978
                        09/04/1960
                        09/02/1960
 LOW              -19   11/14/1959
HIGHEST            93   09/12                         97  09/03
LOWEST              5   11/18                         10  10/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.4              61.3    -2.9     63.3
AVG. MINIMUM     32.8              34.0    -1.2     34.2
MEAN             45.6              47.7    -2.1     48.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                                  5
DAYS MAX <= 32      8                                  2
DAYS MIN <= 32     50                                 44
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.23   1998
 MINIMUM         0.37   1952
TOTALS           3.31              3.24    0.07     1.86
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01        27                                 19
DAYS >= .10        10                                  5
DAYS >= .50         1                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.09   09/01 TO 09/01              0.35

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.6   1985
TOTALS            6.9               7.8    -0.9        T
SINCE 7/1         6.9               7.8    -0.9        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.4     0.6        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/25                         -1  11/03
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   10/08 TO 10/08                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1791              1638     153     1544
COOLING TOTAL      48                64     -16       85
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    55/330    DATE  10/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/340    DATE  10/03

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               32     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      35     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      3

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

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