073  
CDUS43 KUNR 071832  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
1131 AM MST SAT MAR 7 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 7 2020
 
 
VALID AS OF 1100 AM 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 70R 1059 AM 69 1970 45 25 19  
MINIMUM 30 606 AM -13 1996 20 10 7  
1995  
AVERAGE 50 33 17 13  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.28 2019 0.03 -0.03 0.28  
MONTH TO DATE 0.01 0.18 -0.17 0.43  
SINCE MAR 1 0.01 0.18 -0.17 0.43  
SINCE JAN 1 1.19 0.92 0.27 1.71  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 15 32 -17 52  
MONTH TO DATE 179 233 -54 407  
SINCE MAR 1 179 233 -54 407  
SINCE JUL 1 5536 5443 93 6177  
 
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 16 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (260)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 21 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (270)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.5  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 64 800 AM  
LOWEST 16 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 40  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 45 68 2007  
1977  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 21 -21 1996  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 7 2020.........SUNRISE 618 AM MST SUNSET 549 PM MST  
MARCH 8 2020.........SUNRISE 716 AM MDT SUNSET 650 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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