259  
CDUS43 KUNR 170043  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
642 PM MDT THU APR 16 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 16 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 42 208 PM 86 1958 59 -17 68  
MINIMUM 25 515 AM 14 1951 32 -7 35  
AVERAGE 34 45 -11 52  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.75 1976 0.06 -0.06 0.11  
MONTH TO DATE 0.75 0.75 0.00 1.25  
SINCE MAR 1 1.33 1.68 -0.35 1.91  
SINCE JAN 1 2.51 2.42 0.09 3.19  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 31 20 11 13  
MONTH TO DATE 513 357 156 378  
SINCE MAR 1 1354 1275 79 1497  
SINCE JUL 1 6711 6485 226 7267  
 
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 23 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 28 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (340)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 12.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.4  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 75 1200 AM  
LOWEST 32 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 54  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 88 1948  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 32 16 2001  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 16 2020.........SUNRISE 606 AM MDT SUNSET 738 PM MDT  
APRIL 17 2020.........SUNRISE 605 AM MDT SUNSET 739 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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