447  
CDUS43 KUNR 250039  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
639 PM MDT MON APR 24 2017  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 24 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 62 209 PM 89 1962 61 1 60  
MINIMUM 37 623 AM 22 2013 35 2 42  
AVERAGE 50 48 2 51  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.48 2000 0.07 -0.07 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 1.44 1.29 0.15 0.77  
SINCE MAR 1 1.97 2.22 -0.25 1.86  
SINCE JAN 1 2.78 2.96 -0.18 2.72  
 
SNOWFALL (IN)  
TODAY 0.0 5.5 2006 0.2 -0.2 0.0  
MONTH TO DATE 2.5 6.8 -4.3 2.0  
SINCE MAR 1 3.0 15.5 -12.5 8.0  
SINCE JUL 1 33.5 38.9 -5.4 34.1  
SNOW DEPTH 0  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 15 17 -2 14  
MONTH TO DATE 412 505 -93 379  
SINCE MAR 1 1201 1423 -222 1131  
SINCE JUL 1 6257 6633 -376 5826  
 
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 28 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 37 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 16.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
FOG W/VISIBILITY <= 1/4 MILE  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 400 AM  
LOWEST 46 200 PM  
AVERAGE 73  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 62 86 1962  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 35 22 2002  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 24 2017.........SUNRISE 554 AM MDT SUNSET 748 PM MDT  
APRIL 25 2017.........SUNRISE 552 AM MDT SUNSET 749 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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