020  
CDUS43 KUNR 150836  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
234 AM MDT FRI MAY 15 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 14 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 61 1253 PM 89 1976 67 -6 77  
MINIMUM 38 324 AM 25 2016 42 -4 46  
AVERAGE 50 54 -4 62  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
YESTERDAY T 3.21 1965 0.11 -0.11 0.01  
MONTH TO DATE 1.15 1.38 -0.23 1.16  
SINCE MAR 1 2.82 4.11 -1.29 3.74  
SINCE JAN 1 4.00 4.85 -0.85 5.02  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
YESTERDAY 15 11 4 3  
MONTH TO DATE 246 181 65 280  
SINCE MAR 1 1809 1700 109 2027  
SINCE JUL 1 7166 6910 256 7797  
 
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 13 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION N (340)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 17 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION N (340)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 4.4  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.  
LIGHT RAIN  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 93 100 AM  
LOWEST 36 1100 AM  
AVERAGE 65  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 90 1987  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 42 30 2016  
2005  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 15 2020...........SUNRISE 525 AM MDT SUNSET 812 PM MDT  
MAY 16 2020...........SUNRISE 524 AM MDT SUNSET 814 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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