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CDUS43 KUNR 290036  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
635 PM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 28 2017
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2017  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 46 346 PM 83 2015 52 -6 66  
MINIMUM 38 1246 AM 4 1944 26 12 25  
AVERAGE 42 39 3 46  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.27 0.55 1993 0.04 0.23 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.50 0.82 -0.32 0.69  
SINCE MAR 1 0.50 0.82 -0.32 0.69  
SINCE JAN 1 1.31 1.56 -0.25 1.55  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY MM 4.1 1977 0.2 MM 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.3 7.8 -7.5 5.3  
SINCE MAR 1 0.3 7.8 -7.5 5.3  
SINCE JUL 1 30.8 31.2 -0.4 31.4  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 23 26 -3 19  
MONTH TO DATE 720 841 -121 681  
SINCE MAR 1 720 841 -121 681  
SINCE JUL 1 5776 6051 -275 5376  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE MAR 1 0 0 0 0  
SINCE JAN 1 0 0 0 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (320)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 14 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NE (30)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.4  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 400 PM  
LOWEST 73 400 AM  
AVERAGE 83  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 52 82 1943  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 27 4 1975  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 28 2017.........SUNRISE 640 AM MDT SUNSET 715 PM MDT  
MARCH 29 2017.........SUNRISE 639 AM MDT SUNSET 716 PM MDT  
 
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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