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CDUS43 KUNR 170035  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
635 PM MDT MON OCT 16 2017  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 16 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 77 137 PM 91 1991 61 16 84  
MINIMUM 30 354 AM 14 1992 34 -4 46  
AVERAGE 54 48 6 65  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.44 1998 0.05 -0.05 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.58 0.84 -0.26 0.16  
SINCE SEP 1 1.72 2.13 -0.41 1.00  
SINCE JAN 1 10.88 14.76 -3.88 11.97  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 0.3 1980 0.0 0.0 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 0.0 0.4 -0.4 T  
SINCE SEP 1 0.0 0.6 -0.6 T  
SINCE JUL 1 0.0 0.6 -0.6 T  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 11 17 -6 0  
MONTH TO DATE 288 232 56 209  
SINCE SEP 1 483 419 64 338  
SINCE JUL 1 490 456 34 370  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE SEP 1 85 61 24 30  
SINCE JAN 1 709 633 76 646    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (10)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 6.6  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 78 400 AM  
LOWEST 15 100 PM  
AVERAGE 47  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 61 85 2003  
1950  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 34 17 1984  
1948  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
OCTOBER 16 2017.......SUNRISE 709 AM MDT SUNSET 606 PM MDT  
OCTOBER 17 2017.......SUNRISE 710 AM MDT SUNSET 605 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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