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Rapid City December 12 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of December 12.
December 12 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 71 °F 2014
Lowest temperature -19 °F 2000
Lowest daily high 3 °F 2000
Highest daily low 38 °F 1993
Most precipitation 0.2 inches 1992
Most snow 6.4 inches 1992
December 12 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 38.7 °F
Average low 14.9 °F
Chance precipitation 17.8%
Chance snow 18.3%
Rapid City December 12 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 46 25 0.00 n/a
2020 29 16 0.00 n/a
2019 41 20 0.00 n/a
2018 49 16 0.00 0.0
2017 61 18 0.00 0.0
2016 20 1 0.00 0.0
2015 43 26 0.00 0.0
2014 71 31 0.00 0.0
2013 45 10 0.00 0.0
2012 56 22 0.00 0.0
2011 25 18 0.00 0.0
2010 22 3 0.01 0.1
2009 41 4 0.00 0.0
2008 46 12 0.00 0.0
2007 38 -4 0.00 0.0
2006 56 20 0.00 0.0
2005 52 24 0.00 0.0
2004 40 25 0.00 n/a
2003 26 -2 0.00 n/a
2002 46 20 0.00 n/a
2001 36 12 0.00 n/a
2000 3 -19 0.00 0.0
1999 50 21 0.00 0.0
1998 57 21 0.00 0.0
1997 51 16 0.00 n/a
1996 45 22 0.00 n/a
1995 15 5 0.00 0.0
1994 36 14 0.00 0.0
1993 61 38 0.00 0.0
1992 30 19 0.24 6.4
1991 45 25 0.00 0.0
1990 40 12 0.00 0.0
1989 34 10 0.02 0.3
1988 54 20 0.00 0.0
1987 38 20 0.00 0.0
1986 27 20 0.00 0.0
1985 20 -15 0.00 0.0
1984 29 10 0.00 0.0
1983 34 18 0.00 0.0
1982 44 7 0.00 0.0
1981 43 16 0.00 0.0
1980 51 31 0.00 0.0
1979 46 7 0.00 0.0
1978 44 18 0.00 0.0
1977 50 29 0.00 0.0
1976 38 20 0.00 0.0
1975 35 20 0.00 0.0
1974 42 20 0.00 0.0
1973 45 22 0.12 0.0
1972 19 -3 0.00 0.0
1971 26 3 0.00 0.0
1970 35 14 0.00 0.0
1969 60 18 0.00 0.0
1968 30 11 0.00 0.0
1967 26 8 0.00 0.0
1966 50 23 0.00 0.0
1965 39 25 0.00 0.0
1964 26 9 0.00 0.0
1963 25 1 0.01 0.1
1962 47 9 0.00 0.0
1961 10 -7 0.00 0.0
1960 34 1 0.00 0.0
1959 50 29 0.00 0.0
1958 14 4 0.04 0.7
1957 54 25 0.00 0.0
1956 18 1 0.02 0.5
1955 51 14 0.00 0.0
1954 45 11 0.00 0.0
1953 57 23 0.07 0.0
1952 40 20 0.00 0.0
1951 40 28 0.04 0.0
1950 45 25 0.00 0.0
1949 28 -6 0.00 0.0
1948 57 24 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 71 °F 2014
2 61 °F 1993
2 61 °F 2017
4 60 °F 1969
5 57 °F 1953
5 57 °F 1998
5 57 °F 1948
8 56 °F 2006
8 56 °F 2012
10 54 °F 1957
10 54 °F 1988
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 -19 °F 2000
2 -15 °F 1985
3 -7 °F 1961
4 -6 °F 1949
5 -4 °F 2007
6 -3 °F 1972
7 -2 °F 2003
8 1 °F 1960
8 1 °F 1963
8 1 °F 1956
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on December 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 3 °F 2000
2 10 °F 1961
3 14 °F 1958
4 15 °F 1995
5 18 °F 1956
6 19 °F 1972
7 20 °F 1985
8 20 °F 2016
9 22 °F 2010
10 25 °F 2011
10 25 °F 1963
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on December 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.2 inches 1992
2 0.1 inches 1973
3 0.1 inches 1953
4 0.0 inches 1958
4 0.0 inches 1951
6 0.0 inches 1956
6 0.0 inches 1989
8 0.0 inches 1963
8 0.0 inches 2010
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on December 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 6.4 inches 1992
2 0.7 inches 1958
3 0.5 inches 1956
4 0.3 inches 1989
5 0.1 inches 2010
5 0.1 inches 1963
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location