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Rapid City April 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of April 17.
April 17 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 87 °F 2005
Lowest temperature 16 °F 2001
Lowest daily high 28 °F 2013
Highest daily low 59 °F 2005
Most precipitation 0.9 inches 1986
Most snow 4.0 inches 2013
April 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 57.5 °F
Average low 31.8 °F
Chance precipitation 36.1%
Chance snow 13.9%
Rapid City April 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 50 19 0.00 n/a
2021 55 23 0.00 n/a
2020 56 18 0.00 n/a
2019 60 37 0.00 n/a
2018 47 27 0.00 0.0
2017 67 26 0.00 0.0
2016 38 32 0.32 2.0
2015 60 33 0.03 0.0
2014 54 28 0.00 0.0
2013 28 25 0.22 4.0
2012 70 31 0.15 0.0
2011 45 28 0.03 0.1
2010 62 30 0.00 0.0
2009 48 37 0.12 0.0
2008 56 26 0.00 0.0
2007 63 32 0.00 0.0
2006 79 42 0.30 0.0
2005 87 59 0.00 n/a
2004 73 35 0.00 n/a
2003 66 34 0.03 n/a
2002 73 28 0.03 n/a
2001 61 16 0.00 n/a
2000 71 30 0.00 0.0
1999 56 21 0.00 0.0
1998 52 27 0.07 n/a
1997 75 34 0.00 n/a
1996 72 39 0.24 n/a
1995 46 33 0.05 0.2
1994 84 46 0.00 0.0
1993 65 32 0.00 0.0
1992 73 39 0.00 0.0
1991 55 42 0.00 0.0
1990 52 18 0.00 0.0
1989 51 25 0.03 0.0
1988 56 25 0.00 0.0
1987 84 46 0.00 0.0
1986 51 36 0.85 0.0
1985 84 54 0.00 0.0
1984 66 31 0.00 0.0
1983 64 37 0.00 0.0
1982 64 24 0.00 0.0
1981 71 45 0.00 0.0
1980 70 38 0.00 0.0
1979 79 43 0.00 0.0
1978 54 37 0.03 0.0
1977 64 40 0.00 0.0
1976 45 32 0.00 0.0
1975 44 32 0.00 0.0
1974 67 38 0.00 0.0
1973 71 39 0.00 0.0
1972 52 35 0.03 0.0
1971 77 41 0.00 0.0
1970 31 25 0.31 2.1
1969 59 26 0.00 0.0
1968 41 25 0.00 0.0
1967 57 27 0.00 0.0
1966 37 30 0.00 0.0
1965 57 31 0.14 0.0
1964 46 30 0.00 0.0
1963 56 29 0.00 0.0
1962 72 32 0.00 0.0
1961 61 20 0.00 0.0
1960 51 31 0.00 0.0
1959 44 30 0.02 0.0
1958 67 44 0.00 0.0
1957 42 31 0.15 1.5
1956 49 23 0.00 0.0
1955 78 41 0.00 0.0
1954 68 42 0.00 0.0
1953 35 23 0.02 0.2
1952 65 38 0.00 0.0
1951 63 28 0.00 0.0
1950 73 40 0.00 0.0
1949 56 32 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on April 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 87 °F 2005
2 84 °F 1987
2 84 °F 1985
2 84 °F 1994
5 79 °F 1979
5 79 °F 2006
7 78 °F 1955
8 77 °F 1971
9 75 °F 1997
10 73 °F 1992
10 73 °F 2004
10 73 °F 2002
10 73 °F 1950
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on April 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 16 °F 2001
2 18 °F 1990
3 18 °F 2020
4 19 °F 2022
5 20 °F 1961
6 21 °F 1999
7 23 °F 1953
7 23 °F 1956
9 23 °F 2021
10 24 °F 1982
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on April 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 28 °F 2013
2 31 °F 1970
3 35 °F 1953
4 37 °F 1966
5 38 °F 2016
6 41 °F 1968
7 42 °F 1957
8 44 °F 1959
8 44 °F 1975
10 45 °F 1976
10 45 °F 2011
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on April 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.9 inches 1986
2 0.3 inches 2016
3 0.3 inches 1970
4 0.3 inches 2006
5 0.2 inches 1996
6 0.2 inches 2013
7 0.1 inches 1957
7 0.1 inches 2012
9 0.1 inches 1965
10 0.1 inches 2009
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on April 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 4.0 inches 2013
2 2.1 inches 1970
3 2.0 inches 2016
4 1.5 inches 1957
5 0.2 inches 1995
5 0.2 inches 1953
7 0.1 inches 2011
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location