194  
CDUS43 KUNR 151833  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
1233 PM MDT FRI MAY 15 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 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 52 1059 AM 90 1987 68 -16 85  
MINIMUM 40 133 AM 30 2016 42 -2 45  
2005  
AVERAGE 46 55 -9 65  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.61 1.09 2015 0.11 0.50 0.08  
MONTH TO DATE 1.76 1.49 0.27 1.24  
SINCE MAR 1 3.43 4.22 -0.79 3.82  
SINCE JAN 1 4.61 4.96 -0.35 5.10  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 19 11 8 0  
MONTH TO DATE 265 192 73 280  
SINCE MAR 1 1828 1711 117 2027  
SINCE JUL 1 7185 6921 264 7797  
 
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 21 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION W (280)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 26 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION W (280)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.7  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
THUNDERSTORM  
RAIN  
LIGHT RAIN  
FOG  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 89 200 AM  
LOWEST 82 1200 AM  
AVERAGE 86  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 91 2012  
1979  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 42 24 2009  
 
 
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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