071  
CDUS43 KUNR 230851  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
248 AM MDT TUE MAY 23 2017  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 2017
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 62 117 PM 91 2012 69 -7 82  
2006  
MINIMUM 40 1207 AM 28 1963 44 -4 48  
AVERAGE 51 57 -6 65  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.04 2.09 2008 0.11 -0.07 T  
MONTH TO DATE 1.09 2.24 -1.15 0.32  
SINCE MAR 1 3.39 4.97 -1.58 3.26  
SINCE JAN 1 4.20 5.71 -1.51 4.12  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.0 0.2 1949 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 1.1 -1.1 T  
SINCE MAR 1 5.2 17.7 -12.5 10.2  
SINCE JUL 1 35.7 41.1 -5.4 36.3  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 14 9 5 0  
MONTH TO DATE 230 259 -29 269  
SINCE MAR 1 1595 1778 -183 1552  
SINCE JUL 1 6651 6988 -337 6247  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 12 0 12 0  
SINCE MAR 1 12 2 10 0  
SINCE JAN 1 12 2 10 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 36 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (10)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 44 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 15.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 86 500 AM  
LOWEST 46 900 AM  
AVERAGE 66  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 70 87 1960  
1951  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 45 24 2002  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 23 2017...........SUNRISE 518 AM MDT SUNSET 821 PM MDT  
MAY 24 2017...........SUNRISE 517 AM MDT SUNSET 822 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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