640  
CDUS43 KUNR 040040  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
540 PM MST TUE MAR 3 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 3 2020
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.  
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1942 TO 2020  
 
WEATHER ITEM OBSERVED TIME RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST  
VALUE (LST) VALUE VALUE FROM YEAR  
NORMAL    
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TEMPERATURE (F)  
TODAY  
MAXIMUM 48 1246 PM 74 1992 44 4 3  
MINIMUM 24 558 AM -15 2019 19 5 -15  
1960  
AVERAGE 36 31 5 -6  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 0.63 1985 0.02 -0.02 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.01 0.07 -0.06 0.10  
SINCE MAR 1 0.01 0.07 -0.06 0.10  
SINCE JAN 1 1.19 0.81 0.38 1.38  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 29 34 -5 71  
MONTH TO DATE 98 102 -4 185  
SINCE MAR 1 98 102 -4 185  
SINCE JUL 1 5455 5312 143 5955  
 
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 44 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION NW (320)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 58 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION NW (330)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 11.4  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 1200 AM  
LOWEST 49 100 PM  
AVERAGE 67  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 44 71 2000  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 19 -16 2019  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 3 2020.........SUNRISE 625 AM MST SUNSET 544 PM MST  
MARCH 4 2020.........SUNRISE 623 AM MST SUNSET 545 PM MST  
 
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
 
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