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Climatological Report (Daily)


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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
230 AM MDT THU MAY 17 2018


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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 16 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         82     90    2012  66     16       60
                               1934
  MINIMUM         57     32    2009  45     12       51
                               1942
  AVERAGE         70                 56     14       56

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.00   0.70 1957   0.13  -0.13     0.09
  MONTH TO DATE    0.86               1.94  -1.08     0.71
  SINCE MAR 1      4.12               5.03  -0.91     3.14
  SINCE JAN 1      5.31               5.80  -0.49     3.93

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0    1.0  1942   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                1.7   -1.7      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     34.3               22.3   12.0      6.0
  SINCE JUL 1     66.4               49.0   17.4     39.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                 10    -10        9
  MONTH TO DATE  131                193    -62      108
  SINCE MAR 1   1838               1705    133     1421
  SINCE JUL 1   6940               6659    281     6017

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        5                  0      5        0
  MONTH TO DATE   12                  0     12       13
  SINCE MAR 1     12                  1     11       13
  SINCE JAN 1     12                  1     11       13
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (350)



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)   67        91      1964
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   46        31      1888


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY 17 2018...........SUNRISE   524 AM MDT   SUNSET   815 PM MDT
MAY 18 2018...........SUNRISE   523 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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