Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
121 AM MST TUE JAN 2 2018

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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/12/1954
                        07/09/1954
 LOW              -34   02/11/1899
HIGHEST           102   07/05                        101  06/11
LOWEST            -17   12/31                        -15  12/17
                        12/30
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.6              58.7     1.9     62.1
AVG. MINIMUM     38.7              37.4     1.3     40.3
MEAN             49.7              48.0     1.7     51.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     32                                 22
DAYS MAX <= 32     44                                 29
DAYS MIN <= 32    125                                124
DAYS MIN <= 0      13                                 10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        28.89   1962
 MINIMUM         7.51   1936
TOTALS          12.87             19.79   -6.92    13.77
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.05   -0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01       115                                 89
DAYS >= .10        39                                 40
DAYS >= .50         4                                  5
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.57   08/14 TO 08/15              1.31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           93.8   2009
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS           31.8              49.3   -17.5     35.9
SINCE 7/1         8.4              13.8    -5.4     15.8
DAYS >= 1.0        10              13.9    -3.9       12
GREATEST
 24 HR TOTAL      4.1   02/23 TO 02/23           12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6335              6860    -525     5783
COOLING TOTAL     854               664     190      813

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/330    DATE  10/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    67/330    DATE  12/08


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               2
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN              114     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          6     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               59     SLEET                      3
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

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