215  
CDUS43 KUNR 190037  
CLIRAP  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD  
636 PM MDT MON MAY 18 2020  
 
   
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..THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 18 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 76 318 PM 92 1992 68 8 44  
MINIMUM 43 507 AM 29 1943 43 0 33  
AVERAGE 60 56 4 39  
 
PRECIPITATION (IN)  
TODAY 0.00 0.79 1962 0.11 -0.11 0.37  
MONTH TO DATE 1.87 1.80 0.07 1.85  
SINCE MAR 1 3.54 4.53 -0.99 4.43  
SINCE JAN 1 4.72 5.27 -0.55 5.71  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING  
TODAY 5 10 -5 26  
MONTH TO DATE 302 222 80 334  
SINCE MAR 1 1865 1741 124 2081  
SINCE JUL 1 7222 6951 271 7851  
 
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 28 HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION S (160)  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED 36 HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION S (160)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 18.0  
 
 
SKY COVER  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0  
 
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS  
THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.  
NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.  
 
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)  
HIGHEST 96 400 AM  
LOWEST 43 200 PM  
AVERAGE 70  
   
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THE RAPID CITY AIRPORT SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW  
NORMAL RECORD YEAR  
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 69 94 2009  
MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F) 43 31 1968  
1966  
 
 
SUNRISE AND SUNSET  
MAY 18 2020...........SUNRISE 522 AM MDT SUNSET 816 PM MDT  
MAY 19 2020...........SUNRISE 521 AM MDT SUNSET 817 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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