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Rapid City August 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of August 17.
August 17 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 105 °F 2021
Lowest temperature 39 °F 2002
Lowest daily high 64 °F 2015
Highest daily low 67 °F 1995
Most precipitation 1.6 inches 2015
Most snow none -
August 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 85.9 °F
Average low 56.3 °F
Chance precipitation 25.5%
Chance snow 0%
Rapid City August 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 93 55 0.02 n/a
2021 105 58 0.00 n/a
2020 96 53 0.00 n/a
2019 72 54 0.03 n/a
2018 84 53 0.00 0.0
2017 89 51 0.02 0.0
2016 92 60 0.01 0.0
2015 64 53 1.55 0.0
2014 81 61 0.13 0.0
2013 91 54 0.00 0.0
2012 85 44 0.00 0.0
2011 90 51 0.00 0.0
2010 89 50 0.02 0.0
2009 72 46 0.00 0.0
2008 85 54 0.00 0.0
2007 95 66 0.15 0.0
2006 99 59 0.05 0.0
2005 83 62 0.01 n/a
2004 85 60 0.00 n/a
2003 93 60 0.11 n/a
2002 73 39 0.00 n/a
2001 89 57 0.02 0.0
2000 81 55 0.00 0.0
1999 88 53 0.00 0.0
1998 87 57 0.00 n/a
1997 67 53 0.00 0.0
1996 94 58 0.00 n/a
1995 102 67 0.00 0.0
1994 92 56 0.00 0.0
1993 85 61 0.00 0.0
1992 87 60 0.00 0.0
1991 87 56 0.00 0.0
1990 96 60 0.00 0.0
1989 99 58 0.00 0.0
1988 82 60 0.00 0.0
1987 78 45 0.00 0.0
1986 80 54 0.00 0.0
1985 73 46 0.00 0.0
1984 84 64 0.21 0.0
1983 92 66 0.11 0.0
1982 87 63 0.00 0.0
1981 80 57 0.00 0.0
1980 84 50 0.00 0.0
1979 86 61 0.00 0.0
1978 76 59 0.00 0.0
1977 79 48 0.00 0.0
1976 98 64 0.00 0.0
1975 73 47 0.00 0.0
1974 85 53 0.00 0.0
1973 97 60 0.00 0.0
1972 91 63 0.17 0.0
1971 94 64 0.00 0.0
1970 102 60 0.00 0.0
1969 80 60 0.00 0.0
1968 71 43 0.72 0.0
1967 91 58 0.04 0.0
1966 78 53 0.00 0.0
1965 87 64 0.00 0.0
1964 92 56 0.00 0.0
1963 85 55 0.00 0.0
1962 88 62 0.00 0.0
1961 85 66 0.00 0.0
1960 71 53 0.17 0.0
1959 101 55 0.00 0.0
1958 97 62 0.00 0.0
1957 73 56 0.01 0.0
1956 83 57 0.00 0.0
1955 94 61 0.00 0.0
1954 78 57 0.00 0.0
1953 86 57 0.00 0.0
1952 87 57 0.00 0.0
1951 84 59 0.00 0.0
1950 69 50 0.36 0.0
1949 86 62 0.10 0.0
1948 90 61 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on August 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 105 °F 2021
2 102 °F 1995
2 102 °F 1970
4 101 °F 1959
5 99 °F 1989
5 99 °F 2006
7 98 °F 1976
8 97 °F 1958
8 97 °F 1973
10 96 °F 2020
10 96 °F 1990
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on August 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 39 °F 2002
2 43 °F 1968
3 44 °F 2012
4 45 °F 1987
5 46 °F 2009
5 46 °F 1985
7 47 °F 1975
8 48 °F 1977
9 50 °F 1950
9 50 °F 1980
9 50 °F 2010
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on August 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 64 °F 2015
2 67 °F 1997
3 69 °F 1950
4 71 °F 1968
4 71 °F 1960
6 72 °F 2009
6 72 °F 2019
8 73 °F 2002
8 73 °F 1957
8 73 °F 1985
8 73 °F 1975
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on August 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.6 inches 2015
2 0.7 inches 1968
3 0.4 inches 1950
4 0.2 inches 1984
5 0.2 inches 1972
5 0.2 inches 1960
7 0.1 inches 2007
8 0.1 inches 2014
9 0.1 inches 1983
9 0.1 inches 2003
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location