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

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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              90   04/28/1910
 LOW               -8   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            77   04/20                         81  04/29
                        04/19
LOWEST             18   04/11                         10  04/07
                                                          04/06
                                                          04/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.9              55.8    -0.9     50.7
AVG. MINIMUM     35.2              34.0     1.2     28.2
MEAN             45.0              44.9     0.1     39.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2                                  3
DAYS MIN <= 32     12                                 18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.47   1941
 MINIMUM         0.30   1954
TOTALS           2.39              2.10    0.29     1.73
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.07    0.01     0.06
DAYS >= .01        11                                 12
DAYS >= .10         8                                  5
DAYS >= .50         1                                  1
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.56   04/10 TO 04/10              0.82

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           39.5   2013
TOTALS           16.7               8.8     7.9     18.8
SINCE 7/1        73.8              47.3    26.5     66.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         4               1.9     2.1        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   04/12                          4  04/03
                        04/11
 24 HR TOTAL      5.7   04/10 TO 04/10               9.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     593               604     -11      759
 SINCE 7/1       7124              6466     658     6809
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/320    DATE  04/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/320    DATE  04/18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      2
FOG                       2     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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