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

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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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   10/01/1892
 LOW             -13   10/28/1925
HIGHEST           85   10/06                          76  10/17
LOWEST             4   10/26                           8  10/30
                                                          10/29
AVG. MAXIMUM    54.7               59.1    -4.4     51.5
AVG. MINIMUM    33.6               37.6    -4.0     30.6
MEAN            44.2               48.3    -4.1     41.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                                   0
DAYS MAX <= 32     7                                   4
DAYS MIN <= 32    14                                  16
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                                   0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        5.87   1998
 MINIMUM        0.00   1921
TOTALS          1.05               1.65   -0.60     1.44
DAILY AVG.      0.03               0.05   -0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01       10                                   9
DAYS >= .10        3                                   4
DAYS >= .50        0                                   1
DAYS >= 1.00       0                                   0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.28   10/21 TO 10/21               0.71

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          25.5   2013
TOTALS          12.0                2.3     9.7      7.8
SINCE 7/1       13.0                2.4    10.6       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     1                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        4                1.1     2.9        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        7   10/25                           2  10/11
                       10/26
                                                          10/10
 24 HR TOTAL      MM                                 2.7

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    644                520     124      734
 SINCE 7/1       800                729      71      879
COOLING TOTAL      4                  4       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       861                665     196      469
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/350    DATE  10/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/320    DATE  10/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

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