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CLSRAP

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1054 PM MST TUE DEC 2 2014

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...THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2014 TO 11/30/2014...

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             104   09/06/1978
                        09/04/1960
                        09/02/1960
 LOW              -19   11/14/1959
HIGHEST            95   09/26                         97  09/07
LOWEST            -14   11/13                         -1  11/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.1              61.3    -1.2     60.2
AVG. MINIMUM     31.7              34.0    -2.3     34.7
MEAN             45.9              47.7    -1.8     47.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      5                                 10
DAYS MAX <= 32     12                                  6
DAYS MIN <= 32     41                                 45
DAYS MIN <= 0       9                                  1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.23   1998
 MINIMUM         0.37   1952
TOTALS           4.52              3.24    1.28     7.08
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.04    0.01     0.08
DAYS >= .01        18                                 22
DAYS >= .10         9                                 12
DAYS >= .50         2                                  4
DAYS >= 1.00        1                                  2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.05   09/29 TO 09/29              2.64

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.6   1985
TOTALS           15.5               7.8     7.7     24.8
SINCE 7/1        15.5               7.8     7.7     24.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         5               2.4     2.6        4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   11/15                         17  10/05
 24 HR TOTAL      5.0   11/10 TO 11/10              16.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1772              1638     134     1715
COOLING TOTAL      61                64      -3      133
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  11/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/330    DATE  11/23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               21     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      21     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                     12

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

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