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Climatological Report (Daily)


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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
236 AM MDT TUE MAY 8 2018


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...THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 7 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         86     90    1934  64     22       85
  MINIMUM         54     25    1907  42     12       53
  AVERAGE         70                 53     17       69

PRECIPITATION (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.03   1.02 1950   0.10  -0.07     0.00
  MONTH TO DATE    0.07               0.78  -0.71     0.05
  SINCE MAR 1      3.33               3.87  -0.54     2.48
  SINCE JAN 1      4.52               4.64  -0.12     3.27

SNOWFALL (IN)
  YESTERDAY        0.0   10.8  1950   0.1   -0.1      0.0
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                1.1   -1.1      0.0
  SINCE MAR 1     34.3               21.7   12.6      6.0
  SINCE JUL 1     66.4               48.4   18.0     39.2
  SNOW DEPTH       0

DEGREE DAYS
 HEATING
  YESTERDAY        0                 13    -13        0
  MONTH TO DATE   40                 94    -54       56
  SINCE MAR 1   1747               1606    141     1369
  SINCE JUL 1   6849               6560    289     5965

 COOLING
  YESTERDAY        5                  0      5        4
  MONTH TO DATE    7                  0      7        9
  SINCE MAR 1      7                  1      6        9
  SINCE JAN 1      7                  1      6        9
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WIND (MPH)
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    55   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (320)



WEATHER CONDITIONS
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.
  THUNDERSTORM
  LIGHT RAIN


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THE EAST RAPID CITY SD CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        93      1934
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        27      1906


SUNRISE AND SUNSET
MAY  8 2018...........SUNRISE   535 AM MDT   SUNSET   805 PM MDT
MAY  9 2018...........SUNRISE   534 AM MDT   SUNSET   806 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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