Weather History for Rapid City, SD

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Month of October, 2012

  Max Avg Min Sum
Temperature  
Max Temperature 85 °F 59 °F 33 °F
Mean Temperature 64 °F 46 °F 28 °F
Min Temperature 45 °F 33 °F 16 °F
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days (base 65) 37 19 1 584
Cooling Degree Days (base 65) 0 0 0 0
Growing Degree Days (base 50) 13 2 0 74
Dew Point  
Dew Point 49 °F 29 °F 9 °F
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.31 in 0.02 in 0.00 in 0.44 in
Snowdepth 0.0 in 0.0 in 0.0 in -
Wind  
Wind 56 mph 12 mph 0 mph
Gust Wind 70 mph 30 mph 16 mph
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.55 in 30.00 in 29.32 in

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Astronomy

Oct. 18, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:11 AM MDT 6:02 PM MDT
Civil Twilight 6:42 AM MDT 6:31 PM MDT
Nautical Twilight 6:08 AM MDT 7:05 PM MDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:35 AM MDT 7:38 PM MDT
Moon 11:03 AM MDT (10/18) 8:31 PM MDT (10/18)
Length of Visible Light 11h 49m
Length of Day
10h 51m
Waxing Crescent, 15% of the Moon is Illuminated
Oct 18
Waxing Crescent
Oct 21
First Quarter
Oct 29
Full
Nov 6
Last Quarter
Nov 13
New

Weather History Calendar

Precipitation Actual month total 0.44 Normal Month Total: 1.42
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
68 | 42 0.00
Average:
68 | 40 0.06
Clear
Actual:
85 | 42 0.00
Average:
67 | 39 0.05
Rain
Actual:
58 | 36 T
Average:
67 | 39 0.06
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
49 | 32 0.00
Average:
67 | 38 0.06
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
45 | 30 0.00
Average:
66 | 38 0.05
Snow
Actual:
45 | 21 T
Average:
66 | 38 0.05
Clear
Actual:
62 | 18 0.00
Average:
65 | 37 0.05
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
60 | 39 0.00
Average:
65 | 37 0.05
Rain
Actual:
48 | 33 T
Average:
64 | 37 0.06
Clear
Actual:
72 | 24 0.00
Average:
64 | 36 0.05
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
47 | 28 0.00
Average:
64 | 36 0.05
Clear
Actual:
72 | 32 0.00
Average:
63 | 35 0.04
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
74 | 45 T
Average:
63 | 35 0.05
Clear
Actual:
71 | 39 0.00
Average:
62 | 35 0.05
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
78 | 38 0.00
Average:
62 | 34 0.06
Rain
Actual:
71 | 40 0.12
Average:
61 | 34 0.05
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
54 | 41 0.00
Average:
61 | 34 0.05
Clear
Actual:
53 | 34 0.00
Average:
61 | 33 0.04
Clear
Actual:
62 | 26 0.00
Average:
60 | 33 0.05
Clear
Actual:
80 | 36 0.00
Average:
60 | 33 0.04
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
58 | 45 0.00
Average:
59 | 32 0.04
Mostly Cloudy
Actual:
49 | 36 T
Average:
59 | 32 0.04
Rain
Actual:
56 | 36 0.01
Average:
59 | 32 0.04
Snow
Actual:
42 | 31 0.31
Average:
58 | 31 0.04
Snow
Actual:
33 | 23 0.00
Average:
58 | 31 0.04
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
39 | 16 0.00
Average:
57 | 31 0.03
Scattered Clouds
Actual:
46 | 18 0.00
Average:
57 | 30 0.04
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
53 | 22 0.00
Average:
56 | 30 0.03
Partly Cloudy
Actual:
64 | 35 0.00
Average:
56 | 30 0.04
Clear
Actual:
67 | 39 0.00
Average:
55 | 29 0.03
Clear
Actual:
73 | 34 0.00
Average:
55 | 29 0.03
 

Calendar Legend

Sunny
Clear
Mostly Cloudy
Partly Sunny
Partly Cloudy
Mostly Sunny
Cloudy Rain Snow
Hail
Flurries
Thunderstorms Hazy
Fog
Sleet '?' denotes
'chance of'
Unknown

Daily Weather History & Observations

2012 Temp. (°F) Dew Point (°F) Humidity (%) Sea Level Press. (in) Visibility (mi) Wind (mph) Precip. (in) Events
Oct high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg low high avg high sum  
1 68 55 42 46 36 27 86 54 22 30.33 30.18 29.99 10 10 10 24 10 31 0.00  
2 85 64 42 32 29 28 57 35 13 29.94 29.77 29.70 10 10 10 25 8 29 0.00  
3 58 47 36 39 34 31 85 65 44 30.33 29.99 29.70 10 10 10 44 25 53 T Rain
4 49 41 32 30 26 23 82 64 45 30.45 30.39 30.30 10 10 10 29 13 35 0.00  
5 45 38 30 27 23 20 72 56 39 30.44 30.41 30.34 10 10 10 14 5 17 0.00  
6 45 33 21 23 19 14 71 51 30 30.49 30.39 30.20 10 10 5 15 6 21 T Snow
7 62 40 18 28 21 12 73 48 23 30.25 30.05 29.87 10 10 10 22 5 29 0.00  
8 60 50 39 40 32 24 83 57 30 29.94 29.84 29.77 10 10 10 31 16 36 0.00  
9 48 41 33 36 29 25 82 64 45 30.19 30.09 29.95 10 10 9 31 15 38 T Rain
10 72 48 24 30 26 21 88 53 17 30.17 29.99 29.85 10 10 9 22 7 29 0.00  
11 47 38 28 33 29 24 85 67 49 30.36 30.25 30.00 10 10 7 22 9 26 0.00  
12 72 52 32 34 29 25 78 51 24 30.30 29.92 29.69 10 10 10 39 16 49 0.00  
13 74 60 45 38 32 29 56 38 19 30.00 29.79 29.63 10 10 10 31 16 39 T  
14 71 55 39 37 32 27 76 49 22 30.06 30.02 29.98 10 10 10 25 11 31 0.00  
15 78 58 38 40 30 26 60 38 15 29.94 29.79 29.70 10 10 10 22 7 28 0.00  
16 71 56 40 49 38 33 86 56 25 29.77 29.53 29.32 10 10 9 38 11 46 0.12 Rain
17 54 48 41 32 22 15 70 48 26 29.82 29.69 29.51 10 10 10 54 34 67 0.00  
18 53 44 34 23 16 9 43 32 21 30.04 29.92 29.77 10 10 10 56 37 70 0.00  
19 62 44 26 23 18 9 58 39 20 30.05 29.87 29.71 10 10 10 15 6 17 0.00  
20 80 58 36 37 28 23 59 37 14 29.70 29.57 29.44 10 10 10 30 12 36 0.00  
21 58 52 45 40 35 30 71 55 38 30.01 29.88 29.64 10 10 10 28 13 37 0.00  
22 49 43 36 39 36 33 100 80 60 30.01 29.88 29.67 10 10 10 17 11 20 T  
23 56 46 36 43 39 35 100 78 55 29.93 29.77 29.63 10 10 9 38 11 45 0.01 Rain
24 42 37 31 41 33 27 100 88 75 30.17 30.01 29.89 10 6 1 28 14 32 0.31 Rain , Snow
25 33 28 23 26 23 19 92 82 72 30.49 30.30 30.15 10 10 9 26 17 32 0.00 Snow
26 39 28 16 24 21 14 96 72 48 30.55 30.43 30.26 10 10 10 20 6 24 0.00  
27 46 32 18 27 23 16 96 67 37 30.24 30.18 30.09 10 10 10 17 5 25 0.00  
28 53 38 22 33 27 20 89 64 38 30.17 30.06 29.95 10 10 10 21 6 24 0.00  
29 64 50 35 40 36 30 85 61 37 30.04 29.98 29.93 10 10 10 14 4 16 0.00  
30 67 53 39 39 36 33 76 54 32 30.06 30.02 29.96 10 10 10 16 8 17 0.00  
31 73 54 34 36 33 29 89 56 22 30.10 30.03 29.98 10 10 10 24 8 29 0.00