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CDUS43 KUNR 200914
CLSRAP

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
308 AM MDT SUN JUL 20 2014

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2014 TO 5/31/2014...

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              98   05/27/1969
 LOW              -21   03/08/1996
HIGHEST            91   05/29                         90  05/13
LOWEST            -18   03/02                          0  03/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.3              58.0    -1.7     55.0
AVG. MINIMUM     30.2              32.3    -2.1     28.6
MEAN             43.2              45.1    -1.9     41.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      1                                  1
DAYS MAX <= 32      7                                 10
DAYS MIN <= 32     48                                 58
DAYS MIN <= 0       3                                  1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.20   1946
 MINIMUM         1.95   1979
TOTALS           4.90              5.95   -1.05     7.01
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.06    0.00     0.08
DAYS >= .01        29                                 29
DAYS >= .10        14                                 15
DAYS >= .50         2                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.22   04/27 TO 04/27              1.77

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           57.5   1950
TOTALS           20.8              17.7     3.1     56.3
SINCE 7/1        63.8              41.1    22.7     76.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         8               4.9     3.1        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   04/03                         20  04/10
                        03/04
                        03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   03/01 TO 03/01              20.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2002              1843     159     2114
COOLING TOTAL      20                16       4        8
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              12.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/330    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/340    DATE  03/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               33     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      0
FOG                      33     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                      7

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

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