036  
CDUS43 KUNR 180037  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
637 PM MDT FRI APR 17 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 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 56 459 PM 88 1948 59 -3 60  
MINIMUM 18 518 AM 16 2001 32 -14 37  
AVERAGE 37 46 -9 49  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.85 1986 0.06 -0.06 T  
MONTH TO DATE 0.75 0.81 -0.06 1.25  
SINCE MAR 1 1.33 1.74 -0.41 1.91  
SINCE JAN 1 2.51 2.48 0.03 3.19  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 28 20 8 16  
MONTH TO DATE 544 377 167 394  
SINCE MAR 1 1385 1295 90 1513  
SINCE JUL 1 6742 6505 237 7283  
 
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 13 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (170)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 17 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (170)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.6  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 1200 AM  
LOWEST 18 400 PM  
AVERAGE 57  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 59 90 1987  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 33 16 1953  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
APRIL 17 2020.........SUNRISE 605 AM MDT SUNSET 739 PM MDT  
APRIL 18 2020.........SUNRISE 603 AM MDT SUNSET 741 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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