343  
CDUS43 KUNR 021834  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
1233 PM MDT SAT MAY 2 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 2 2020
 
 
VALID AS OF 1100 AM 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 66 1059 AM 86 2015 64 2 62  
MINIMUM 45 522 AM 21 2019 37 8 21  
AVERAGE 56 51 5 42  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.58 2008 0.10 -0.10 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE T 0.19 -0.19 0.28  
SINCE MAR 1 1.67 2.92 -1.25 2.86  
SINCE JAN 1 2.85 3.66 -0.81 4.14  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 9 15 -6 23  
MONTH TO DATE 15 30 -15 54  
SINCE MAR 1 1578 1549 29 1801  
SINCE JUL 1 6935 6759 176 7571  
 
COOLING  
TODAY 0 0 0 0  
MONTH TO DATE 0 0 0 0  
SINCE MAR 1 0 2 -2 0  
SINCE JAN 1 0 2 -2 0    
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WIND (MPH)  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED 12 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (180)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 17 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (150)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.6  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 77 600 AM  
LOWEST 37 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 57  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 64 93 1952  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 38 19 1954  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 2 2020...........SUNRISE 542 AM MDT SUNSET 758 PM MDT  
MAY 3 2020...........SUNRISE 540 AM MDT SUNSET 759 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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