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

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             103   09/04/1960
                        09/02/1960
 LOW              -15   11/14/1959
HIGHEST            92   09/12                         93  09/03
LOWEST              6   11/09                         14  10/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.4              59.2    -1.8     62.0
AVG. MINIMUM     37.1              38.3    -1.2     39.9
MEAN             47.2              48.7    -1.5     50.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                                  3
DAYS MAX <= 32      8                                  3
DAYS MIN <= 32     36                                 27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.93   1998
 MINIMUM         0.34   1952
TOTALS           2.47              3.79   -1.32     2.60
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.04   -0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        26                                 22
DAYS >= .10        10                                  7
DAYS >= .50         0                                  2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.47   09/19 TO 09/20              0.55

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.8   2013
TOTALS           10.8               8.6     2.2      1.1
SINCE 7/1        10.8               8.6     2.2      1.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.6     1.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   11/25                         -1  11/21
                        11/12
                        10/14
 24 HR TOTAL      2.3   10/08 TO 10/08               0.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1668              1549     119     1375
COOLING TOTAL      69                70      -1      117
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/330    DATE  10/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/330    DATE  10/03

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               29     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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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