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

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CLMRAP


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1009 AM MDT WED MAY 1 2019

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   04/22/1989
 LOW                1   04/02/1975
HIGHEST            79   04/20                         82  04/29
LOWEST             20   04/12                          9  04/03
                        04/11
                        04/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.0              58.3    -2.3     52.1
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              31.8    -0.3     25.8
MEAN             43.8              45.0    -1.2     38.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2                                  3
DAYS MIN <= 32     16                                 21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.16   1967
 MINIMUM         0.02   1987
TOTALS           1.92              1.80    0.12     1.70
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01        12                                 13
DAYS >= .10         7                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.40   04/10 TO 04/10              0.79

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     628               601      27      778
 SINCE 7/1       7517              6729     788     7301
COOLING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 2      -2        1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/320    DATE  04/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/320    DATE  04/29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      2

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

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