260  
CDUS43 KUNR 180044  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
640 PM MDT SUN MAY 17 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 17 2020
 
 
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM 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 65 347 PM 93 1988 68 -3 49  
MINIMUM 33 449 AM 31 1969 43 -10 39  
AVERAGE 49 55 -6 44  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 1.01 1962 0.10 -0.10 0.24  
MONTH TO DATE 1.87 1.69 0.18 1.48  
SINCE MAR 1 3.54 4.42 -0.88 4.06  
SINCE JAN 1 4.72 5.16 -0.44 5.34  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 16 10 6 21  
MONTH TO DATE 297 212 85 308  
SINCE MAR 1 1860 1731 129 2055  
SINCE JUL 1 7217 6941 276 7825  
 
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 20 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION SE (150)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 26 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION SE (150)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.9  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 92 1200 AM  
LOWEST 44 300 PM  
AVERAGE 68  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 68 92 1992  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 29 1943  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 17 2020...........SUNRISE 523 AM MDT SUNSET 815 PM MDT  
MAY 18 2020...........SUNRISE 522 AM MDT SUNSET 816 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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