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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1005 AM MDT MON JUN 1 2020

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              98   05/27/1969
 LOW               19   05/03/1954
HIGHEST            84   05/31                         85  05/15
LOWEST             25   05/10                         21  05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.8              67.8    -2.0     58.2
AVG. MINIMUM     40.3              42.1    -1.8     36.6
MEAN             53.1              55.0    -1.9     47.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2                                 10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.18   1996
 MINIMUM         0.33   1966
TOTALS           2.26              3.22   -0.96     7.80
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.10   -0.03     0.25
DAYS >= .01        16                                 22
DAYS >= .10         7                                 13
DAYS >= .50         1                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.61   05/15 TO 05/15              2.34

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     370               325      45      540
 SINCE 7/1       7290              7054     236     8057
COOLING TOTAL       6                13      -7        0
 SINCE 1/1          6                15      -9        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/320    DATE  05/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/330    DATE  05/09

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               20     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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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