Weather Almanac for Rapid City WFO, SD

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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

  Average Record
Mean Temperature 29 °F  
Max Temperature 37 °F 79 °F (1939)
Min Temperature 20 °F -9 °F (1950)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 36  
Month to date heating degree days   178  
Since 1 July heating degree days   1758  
Cooling Degree Days 0  
Month to date cooling degree days   0  
Year to date cooling degree days   665  
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Precipitation 0.01 in 0.54 in (1906)
Month to date precipitation   0.05  
Year to date precipitation   19.52  
Snow 0.20 in 9.00 in (1906)
Month to date snowfall   0.9  
Since 1 July snowfall   9.5  
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T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Dec. 05, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:12 AM MST 4:14 PM MST
Civil Twilight 6:39 AM MST 4:47 PM MST
Nautical Twilight 6:03 AM MST 5:23 PM MST
Astronomical Twilight 5:28 AM MST 5:58 PM MST
Moon 11:17 PM MST (12/5) 11:27 AM MST (12/5)
Length of Visible Light 10h 07m
Length of Day
9h 02m
Waning Gibbous, 59% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 5
Waning Gibbous
Dec 6
Last Quarter
Dec 13
Dec 19
First Quarter
Dec 28