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CDUS43 KUNR 090037  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
637 PM MDT WED APR 8 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 8 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 51 234 PM 81 1977 56 -5 63  
MINIMUM 35 600 AM 7 1997 29 6 42  
AVERAGE 43 42 1 53  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.45 1969 0.04 -0.04 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.45 0.32 0.13 0.26  
SINCE MAR 1 1.03 1.25 -0.22 0.92  
SINCE JAN 1 2.21 1.99 0.22 2.20  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 22 22 0 12  
MONTH TO DATE 228 188 40 145  
SINCE MAR 1 1069 1106 -37 1264  
SINCE JUL 1 6426 6316 110 7034  
 
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 32 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 43 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (360)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 20.5  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 64 500 AM  
LOWEST 27 300 PM  
AVERAGE 46  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 56 88 1977  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 30 11 2013  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 8 2020.........SUNRISE 620 AM MDT SUNSET 729 PM MDT  
APRIL 9 2020.........SUNRISE 618 AM MDT SUNSET 730 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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