498  
CDUS43 KUNR 161832  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
1232 PM MDT MON MAR 16 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 16 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 28 1215 AM 82 2012 48 -20 39  
MINIMUM 22 428 AM -2 1943 23 -1 23  
AVERAGE 25 35 -10 31  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 1.39 1963 0.03 -0.03 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.24 0.44 -0.20 0.57  
SINCE MAR 1 0.24 0.44 -0.20 0.57  
SINCE JAN 1 1.42 1.18 0.24 1.85  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 40 30 10 34  
MONTH TO DATE 449 511 -62 722  
SINCE MAR 1 449 511 -62 722  
SINCE JUL 1 5806 5721 85 6492  
 
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 24 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 32 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (350)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 17.9  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LT FREEZING RAIN  
LIGHT SNOW  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 700 AM  
LOWEST 81 200 AM  
AVERAGE 89  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 48 79 2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 23 -2 1965  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 16 2020.........SUNRISE 702 AM MDT SUNSET 700 PM MDT  
MARCH 17 2020.........SUNRISE 700 AM MDT SUNSET 702 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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