038  
CDUS43 KUNR 121835  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
1235 PM MDT TUE MAY 12 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 12 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 40 1059 AM 90 1960 67 -27 65  
MINIMUM 34 459 AM 22 1953 41 -7 31  
1943  
AVERAGE 37 54 -17 48  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.04 0.54 2010 0.11 -0.07 0.00  
MONTH TO DATE 0.62 1.16 -0.54 1.14  
SINCE MAR 1 2.29 3.89 -1.60 3.72  
SINCE JAN 1 3.47 4.63 -1.16 5.00  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 28 12 16 17  
MONTH TO DATE 222 159 63 271  
SINCE MAR 1 1785 1678 107 2018  
SINCE JUL 1 7142 6888 254 7788  
 
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 18 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (150)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 24 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (130)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 13.6  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 100 100 AM  
LOWEST 92 1200 AM  
AVERAGE 96  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 67 92 2001  
1955  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 41 25 1943  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 12 2020...........SUNRISE 529 AM MDT SUNSET 809 PM MDT  
MAY 13 2020...........SUNRISE 528 AM MDT SUNSET 810 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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