052  
CDUS43 KUNR 210040  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
640 PM MDT FRI MAR 20 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 20 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 30 421 PM 83 2007 49 -19 54  
MINIMUM 6 445 AM -6 1965 24 -18 24  
AVERAGE 18 37 -19 39  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY T 0.30 2006 0.03 -0.03 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.26 0.56 -0.30 0.57  
SINCE MAR 1 0.26 0.56 -0.30 0.57  
SINCE JAN 1 1.44 1.30 0.14 1.85  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 47 28 19 26  
MONTH TO DATE 590 626 -36 846  
SINCE MAR 1 590 626 -36 846  
SINCE JUL 1 5947 5836 111 6616  
 
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 25 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (190)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 34 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (180)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT SNOW  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 84 1200 AM  
LOWEST 46 200 PM  
AVERAGE 65  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 50 78 2016  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 25 -5 1955  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MARCH 20 2020.........SUNRISE 654 AM MDT SUNSET 705 PM MDT  
MARCH 21 2020.........SUNRISE 653 AM MDT SUNSET 707 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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