857  
CDUS43 KUNR 190036  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
636 PM MDT WED MAR 18 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 18 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 43 1147 AM 78 2012 49 -6 45  
MINIMUM 28 550 AM -4 1989 24 4 22  
AVERAGE 36 36 0 34  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.58 1950 0.03 -0.03 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.24 0.50 -0.26 0.57  
SINCE MAR 1 0.24 0.50 -0.26 0.57  
SINCE JAN 1 1.42 1.24 0.18 1.85  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 29 29 0 31  
MONTH TO DATE 503 569 -66 789  
SINCE MAR 1 503 569 -66 789  
SINCE JUL 1 5860 5779 81 6559  
 
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 22 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 29 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 13.1  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 1200 AM  
LOWEST 64 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 75  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 49 78 2004  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 24 -3 1965  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 18 2020.........SUNRISE 658 AM MDT SUNSET 703 PM MDT  
MARCH 19 2020.........SUNRISE 656 AM MDT SUNSET 704 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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