Climatological Report (Daily)
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CLIRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
241 AM MDT SUN MAY 20 2018


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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 19 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                                  NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         52    605 PM  94    2009  69    -17       47
  MINIMUM         40   1159 PM  31    1968  43     -3       37
                                      1966
  AVERAGE         46                        56    -10       42

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.02          2.05 2011   0.11  -0.09     0.21
  MONTH TO DATE    1.79                      1.91  -0.12     1.04
  SINCE MAR 1      4.84                      4.64   0.20     3.34
  SINCE JAN 1      5.80                      5.38   0.42     4.15

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0    MM   0.0    0.0      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       1.0   -1.0      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     30.3                      17.6   12.7      5.2
  SINCE JUL 1     60.1                      41.0   19.1     35.7
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY       19                        10      9       23
  MONTH TO DATE  176                       232    -56      185
  SINCE MAR 1   1957                      1751    206     1550
  SINCE JUL 1   7477                      6961    516     6606

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    5                         0      5       12
  SINCE MAR 1      6                         2      4       12
  SINCE JAN 1      6                         2      4       12
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (350)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.1


SKY COVER
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9


WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  LIGHT RAIN
  FOG


RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)
 HIGHEST   100          1200 AM
 LOWEST     56          1200 PM
 AVERAGE    78

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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        92      1964
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        25      2003


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 20 2018...........SUNRISE   521 AM MDT   SUNSET   817 PM MDT
MAY 21 2018...........SUNRISE   520 AM MDT   SUNSET   818 PM MDT


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




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