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Rapid City December 1 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of December 1.
December 1 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 74 °F 2021
Lowest temperature -14 °F 1985
Lowest daily high -3 °F 1985
Highest daily low 39 °F 1998
Most precipitation 0.5 inches 2018
Most snow 6.2 inches 2018
December 1 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 42.2 °F
Average low 17.4 °F
Chance precipitation 16.7%
Chance snow 15.7%
Rapid City December 1 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 74 30 0.00 n/a
2020 46 30 0.00 n/a
2019 32 16 0.00 n/a
2018 36 30 0.52 6.2
2017 54 21 0.00 0.0
2016 38 20 0.00 0.0
2015 35 20 0.14 2.5
2014 38 -2 0.00 0.0
2013 55 30 0.00 0.0
2012 62 34 0.00 0.0
2011 29 14 0.07 1.1
2010 40 10 0.00 0.0
2009 47 24 0.00 0.0
2008 47 18 0.00 0.0
2007 24 8 0.04 1.0
2006 40 13 0.00 0.0
2005 14 9 0.00 0.5
2004 40 17 0.00 n/a
2003 41 26 0.00 n/a
2002 63 23 0.00 n/a
2001 37 12 0.00 n/a
2000 28 17 0.00 0.0
1999 58 34 0.00 0.0
1998 70 39 0.00 0.0
1997 48 26 0.00 n/a
1996 37 15 0.00 n/a
1995 69 37 0.00 0.0
1994 65 27 0.00 0.0
1993 49 27 0.00 0.0
1992 47 25 0.00 0.0
1991 29 4 0.00 0.0
1990 37 14 0.00 0.0
1989 44 23 0.00 0.0
1988 63 33 0.00 0.0
1987 51 16 0.00 0.0
1986 39 18 0.00 0.0
1985 -3 -14 0.03 0.6
1984 29 16 0.05 0.4
1983 22 5 0.00 0.0
1982 35 26 0.05 0.0
1981 43 17 0.00 0.0
1980 26 -9 0.28 4.2
1979 46 18 0.00 0.0
1978 25 7 0.13 1.7
1977 35 18 0.00 0.0
1976 43 4 0.00 0.0
1975 43 9 0.00 0.0
1974 37 5 0.00 0.0
1973 71 30 0.00 0.0
1972 47 28 0.00 0.0
1971 32 10 0.00 0.0
1970 53 22 0.00 0.0
1969 69 30 0.00 0.0
1968 37 28 0.26 2.8
1967 36 18 0.00 0.0
1966 16 10 0.15 1.8
1965 53 23 0.00 0.0
1964 39 8 0.06 0.6
1963 46 27 0.00 0.0
1962 54 29 0.00 0.0
1961 59 28 0.00 0.0
1960 52 16 0.00 0.0
1959 46 27 0.00 0.0
1958 61 30 0.00 0.0
1957 48 27 0.00 0.0
1956 59 32 0.00 0.0
1955 41 15 0.00 0.0
1954 18 5 0.00 0.0
1953 44 28 0.01 0.0
1952 46 17 0.00 0.0
1951 66 29 0.00 0.0
1950 34 16 0.01 0.3
1949 51 19 0.00 0.0
1948 43 22 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 74 °F 2021
2 71 °F 1973
3 70 °F 1998
4 69 °F 1995
4 69 °F 1969
6 66 °F 1951
7 65 °F 1994
8 63 °F 1988
8 63 °F 2002
10 62 °F 2012
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 -14 °F 1985
2 -9 °F 1980
3 -2 °F 2014
4 4 °F 1991
4 4 °F 1976
6 5 °F 1974
6 5 °F 1983
6 5 °F 1954
9 7 °F 1978
10 8 °F 1964
10 8 °F 2007
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on December 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 -3 °F 1985
2 14 °F 2005
3 16 °F 1966
4 18 °F 1954
5 22 °F 1983
6 24 °F 2007
7 25 °F 1978
8 26 °F 1980
9 28 °F 2000
10 29 °F 2011
10 29 °F 1991
10 29 °F 1984
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on December 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.5 inches 2018
2 0.3 inches 1980
3 0.3 inches 1968
4 0.1 inches 1966
5 0.1 inches 2015
6 0.1 inches 1978
7 0.1 inches 2011
8 0.1 inches 1964
9 0.1 inches 1982
9 0.1 inches 1984
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on December 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 6.2 inches 2018
2 4.2 inches 1980
3 2.8 inches 1968
4 2.5 inches 2015
5 1.8 inches 1966
6 1.7 inches 1978
7 1.1 inches 2011
8 1.0 inches 2007
9 0.6 inches 1985
9 0.6 inches 1964
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location