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

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CXUS53 KUNR 011630
CLMRAP

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
930 AM MST SUN NOV 01 2020

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             96   10/02/2011
 LOW              -7   10/26/2020
HIGHEST           89   10/08                          79  10/08
LOWEST            -7R  10/26                          -2  10/30
AVG. MAXIMUM    55.2               61.4    -6.2     51.5
AVG. MINIMUM    28.4               34.1    -5.7     24.7
MEAN            41.8               47.7    -5.9     38.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                                   0
DAYS MAX <= 32     6                                   4
DAYS MIN <= 32    20                                  25
DAYS MIN <= 0      1                                   1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        5.60   1998
 MINIMUM           T   1960
TOTALS          0.95               1.42   -0.47     1.33
DAILY AVG.      0.03               0.05   -0.02     0.04
DAYS >= .01        9                                  11
DAYS >= .10        3                                   4
DAYS >= .50        0                                   1
DAYS >= 1.00       0                                   0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.30   10/21 TO 10/21               0.56


DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    713                538     175      825
 SINCE 7/1       914                761     153     1000
COOLING TOTAL      1                  3      -2        0
 SINCE 1/1       686                636      50      399
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/330    DATE  10/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    67/330    DATE  10/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      7

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

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