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Climatological Report (Daily)


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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
231 AM MDT WED MAY 16 2018


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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 15 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST
                VALUE   VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR
                                           NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
 YESTERDAY
  MAXIMUM         75     95    1936  66      9       69
  MINIMUM         52     29    1945  45      7       49
  AVERAGE         64                 56      8       59

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00   2.10 1925   0.14  -0.14     0.13
  MONTH TO DATE    0.86               1.81  -0.95     0.62
  SINCE MAR 1      4.12               4.90  -0.78     3.05
  SINCE JAN 1      5.31               5.67  -0.36     3.84

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0    0.0  2002   0.0    0.0      0.0
                               2001
                               1945
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                1.6   -1.6      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     34.3               22.2   12.1      6.0
  SINCE JUL 1     66.4               48.9   17.5     39.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        1                 10     -9        6
  MONTH TO DATE  131                183    -52       99
  SINCE MAR 1   1838               1695    143     1412
  SINCE JUL 1   6940               6649    291     6008

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        0                  0      0        0
  MONTH TO DATE    7                  0      7       13
  SINCE MAR 1      7                  1      6       13
  SINCE JAN 1      7                  1      6       13
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)



WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM


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THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   66        90      2012
                                             1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   45        32      2009
                                             1942


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 16 2018...........SUNRISE   525 AM MDT   SUNSET   814 PM MDT
MAY 17 2018...........SUNRISE   524 AM MDT   SUNSET   815 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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