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Rapid City August 16 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of August 16.
August 16 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 101 °F 2002
Lowest temperature 45 °F 1968
Lowest daily high 63 °F 1997
Highest daily low 67 °F 1984
Most precipitation 0.4 inches 1994
Most snow none -
August 16 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 86.1 °F
Average low 56.4 °F
Chance precipitation 25.9%
Chance snow 0%
Rapid City August 16 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 89 56 0.00 n/a
2021 98 57 0.00 n/a
2020 92 52 0.00 n/a
2019 82 53 0.00 n/a
2018 84 52 0.00 0.0
2017 81 56 0.00 0.0
2016 85 58 0.00 0.0
2015 74 54 0.00 0.0
2014 87 60 0.00 0.0
2013 86 55 0.00 0.0
2012 74 47 0.00 0.0
2011 80 52 0.00 0.0
2010 75 52 0.00 0.0
2009 72 46 0.00 0.0
2008 79 50 0.00 0.0
2007 85 60 0.00 0.0
2006 91 64 0.00 0.0
2005 90 57 0.00 n/a
2004 82 58 0.00 n/a
2003 100 60 0.00 n/a
2002 101 49 0.00 n/a
2001 83 50 0.01 0.0
2000 87 59 0.00 0.0
1999 85 51 0.00 0.0
1998 91 61 0.01 n/a
1997 63 55 0.00 0.0
1996 91 53 0.00 n/a
1995 101 59 0.00 0.0
1994 96 60 0.37 0.0
1993 87 56 0.00 0.0
1992 76 60 0.01 0.0
1991 82 58 0.10 0.0
1990 96 60 0.00 0.0
1989 90 57 0.16 0.0
1988 95 65 0.00 0.0
1987 78 50 0.00 0.0
1986 86 59 0.00 0.0
1985 75 53 0.00 0.0
1984 91 67 0.18 0.0
1983 88 65 0.01 0.0
1982 89 65 0.22 0.0
1981 73 58 0.00 0.0
1980 75 55 0.00 0.0
1979 83 52 0.05 0.0
1978 91 53 0.00 0.0
1977 77 48 0.00 0.0
1976 92 58 0.00 0.0
1975 83 51 0.00 0.0
1974 88 51 0.00 0.0
1973 101 59 0.00 0.0
1972 90 60 0.00 0.0
1971 94 63 0.00 0.0
1970 94 53 0.00 0.0
1969 98 58 0.00 0.0
1968 68 45 0.00 0.0
1967 90 58 0.00 0.0
1966 94 58 0.00 0.0
1965 88 62 0.00 0.0
1964 86 58 0.00 0.0
1963 86 62 0.01 0.0
1962 87 51 0.00 0.0
1961 95 64 0.00 0.0
1960 90 55 0.14 0.0
1959 86 59 0.00 0.0
1958 89 62 0.05 0.0
1957 80 55 0.00 0.0
1956 85 62 0.00 0.0
1955 99 61 0.00 0.0
1954 80 58 0.00 0.0
1953 82 55 0.00 0.0
1952 82 56 0.00 0.0
1951 80 53 0.00 0.0
1950 84 57 0.00 0.0
1949 88 55 0.00 0.0
1948 94 61 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on August 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 101 °F 1973
1 101 °F 2002
1 101 °F 1995
4 100 °F 2003
5 99 °F 1955
6 98 °F 1969
6 98 °F 2021
8 96 °F 1994
8 96 °F 1990
10 95 °F 1988
10 95 °F 1961
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on August 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 45 °F 1968
2 46 °F 2009
3 47 °F 2012
4 48 °F 1977
5 49 °F 2002
6 50 °F 1987
6 50 °F 2008
6 50 °F 2001
9 51 °F 1974
9 51 °F 1975
9 51 °F 1999
9 51 °F 1962
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on August 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 63 °F 1997
2 68 °F 1968
3 72 °F 2009
4 73 °F 1981
5 74 °F 2012
5 74 °F 2015
7 75 °F 2010
7 75 °F 1980
7 75 °F 1985
10 76 °F 1992
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on August 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.4 inches 1994
2 0.2 inches 1982
3 0.2 inches 1984
4 0.2 inches 1989
5 0.1 inches 1960
6 0.1 inches 1991
7 0.1 inches 1979
7 0.1 inches 1958
9 0.0 inches 1992
9 0.0 inches 1963
9 0.0 inches 2001
9 0.0 inches 1998
9 0.0 inches 1983
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location