315  
CDUS43 KUNR 180037  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
636 PM MDT TUE MAR 17 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 17 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 56 340 PM 79 2012 48 8 38  
MINIMUM 23 632 AM -2 1965 23 0 20  
AVERAGE 40 36 4 29  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.70 1971 0.03 -0.03 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.24 0.47 -0.23 0.57  
SINCE MAR 1 0.24 0.47 -0.23 0.57  
SINCE JAN 1 1.42 1.21 0.21 1.85  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 25 29 -4 36  
MONTH TO DATE 474 540 -66 758  
SINCE MAR 1 474 540 -66 758  
SINCE JUL 1 5831 5750 81 6528  
 
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 37 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 47 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (170)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 16.9  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 700 AM  
LOWEST 46 300 PM  
AVERAGE 69  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 49 78 2012  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 24 -4 1989  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 17 2020.........SUNRISE 700 AM MDT SUNSET 702 PM MDT  
MARCH 18 2020.........SUNRISE 658 AM MDT SUNSET 703 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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