319  
CDUS43 KUNR 160037  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
637 PM MDT SUN MAR 15 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 15 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 41 446 PM 84 2015 48 -7 37  
MINIMUM 30 736 AM -5 1949 23 7 13  
AVERAGE 36 35 1 25  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.30 1944 0.03 -0.03 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.24 0.41 -0.17 0.57  
SINCE MAR 1 0.24 0.41 -0.17 0.57  
SINCE JAN 1 1.42 1.15 0.27 1.85  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 29 30 -1 40  
MONTH TO DATE 408 481 -73 688  
SINCE MAR 1 408 481 -73 688  
SINCE JUL 1 5765 5691 74 6458  
 
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 30 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (170)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 36 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (170)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 15.6  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.9  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 1200 AM  
LOWEST 70 200 PM  
AVERAGE 78  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 48 82 2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 23 -2 1943  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 15 2020.........SUNRISE 703 AM MDT SUNSET 659 PM MDT  
MARCH 16 2020.........SUNRISE 702 AM MDT SUNSET 700 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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