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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1007 AM MDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/31/2012
                        03/20/2007
 LOW              -21   03/08/1996
HIGHEST            73   03/09                         73  03/14
LOWEST            -18   03/02                          0  03/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.4              47.9    -2.5     47.8
AVG. MINIMUM     18.5              22.9    -4.4     19.2
MEAN             32.0              35.4    -3.4     33.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5                                  4
DAYS MIN <= 32     28                                 28
DAYS MIN <= 0       3                                  1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.02   1945
 MINIMUM         0.05   2012
TOTALS           1.09              0.93    0.16     0.82
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        10                                  6
DAYS >= .10         4                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   03/18 TO 03/18              0.37

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           30.7   1950
TOTALS           14.4               8.7     5.7     12.9
SINCE 7/1        57.4              32.1    25.3     33.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                 3      -2        1
DAYS >= 1.0         6               2.4     3.6        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   03/04                          7  03/17
                        03/03
                        03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   03/01 TO 03/01               7.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1017               918      99      967
 SINCE 7/1       6650              6128     522     5956
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/330    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/340    DATE  03/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      5

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

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