594  
CDUS43 KUNR 060832  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
232 AM MDT WED MAY 6 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2020
 
 
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)  
YESTERDAY  
MAXIMUM 62 241 PM 93 2004 65 -3 53  
MINIMUM 34 1148 PM 22 1944 38 -4 34  
AVERAGE 48 52 -4 44  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY 0.03 1.10 2007 0.09 -0.06 0.05  
MONTH TO DATE 0.50 0.46 0.04 0.34  
SINCE MAR 1 2.17 3.19 -1.02 2.92  
SINCE JAN 1 3.35 3.93 -0.58 4.20  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 17 14 3 21  
MONTH TO DATE 58 72 -14 106  
SINCE MAR 1 1621 1591 30 1853  
SINCE JUL 1 6978 6801 177 7623  
 
COOLING  
YESTERDAY 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 38 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (350)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 55 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (350)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 14.3  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.2  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 85 800 PM  
LOWEST 21 900 AM  
AVERAGE 53  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 65 88 2017  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 39 26 1989  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 6 2020...........SUNRISE 536 AM MDT SUNSET 802 PM MDT  
MAY 7 2020...........SUNRISE 535 AM MDT SUNSET 803 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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