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Rapid City December 20 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of December 20.
December 20 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 63 °F 1954
Lowest temperature -20 °F 1983
Lowest daily high -13 °F 1990
Highest daily low 34 °F 1954
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 1967
Most snow 3.5 inches 1967
December 20 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 36.9 °F
Average low 13.2 °F
Chance precipitation 18.1%
Chance snow 18.1%
Rapid City December 20 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 26 15 0.00 n/a
2020 60 23 0.00 n/a
2019 47 22 0.00 n/a
2018 49 22 0.00 0.0
2017 43 18 0.01 0.2
2016 40 16 0.00 0.0
2015 36 25 0.00 0.0
2014 51 22 0.00 0.0
2013 12 -8 0.00 0.0
2012 44 6 0.00 0.0
2011 50 14 0.00 0.0
2010 33 11 0.09 1.3
2009 39 28 0.00 0.0
2008 3 -9 0.00 0.0
2007 43 20 0.00 0.0
2006 35 28 0.00 0.0
2005 44 8 0.00 0.0
2004 57 21 0.00 n/a
2003 61 26 0.00 n/a
2002 40 19 0.00 n/a
2001 43 18 0.00 n/a
2000 31 3 0.00 0.0
1999 21 4 0.00 0.0
1998 0 -10 0.05 0.5
1997 39 6 0.00 n/a
1996 42 13 0.00 n/a
1995 25 18 0.00 0.0
1994 54 31 0.00 0.0
1993 34 14 0.00 0.0
1992 41 4 0.00 0.0
1991 44 23 0.00 0.0
1990 -13 -19 0.02 0.2
1989 2 -10 0.09 2.5
1988 35 19 0.00 0.0
1987 38 8 0.00 0.0
1986 45 12 0.00 0.0
1985 41 11 0.01 0.2
1984 47 11 0.00 0.0
1983 -2 -20 0.11 2.2
1982 43 21 0.00 0.0
1981 47 25 0.00 0.0
1980 22 7 0.00 0.0
1979 56 27 0.00 0.0
1978 33 13 0.00 0.0
1977 26 17 0.00 0.0
1976 28 5 0.00 0.0
1975 37 21 0.00 0.0
1974 33 11 0.01 0.3
1973 32 4 0.00 0.0
1972 45 29 0.00 0.0
1971 40 22 0.00 0.0
1970 3 -11 0.00 0.0
1969 45 17 0.00 0.0
1968 19 5 0.01 0.3
1967 13 7 0.29 3.5
1966 56 31 0.00 0.0
1965 55 29 0.00 0.0
1964 49 0 0.00 0.0
1963 12 2 0.00 0.0
1962 38 26 0.00 0.0
1961 52 2 0.00 0.0
1960 16 0 0.13 1.4
1959 43 19 0.00 0.0
1958 39 15 0.00 0.0
1957 60 20 0.00 0.0
1956 48 22 0.00 0.0
1955 34 6 0.00 0.0
1954 63 34 0.00 0.0
1953 50 32 0.00 0.0
1952 33 9 0.00 0.0
1951 -5 -17 0.01 0.1
1950 54 27 0.00 0.0
1949 7 -6 0.01 0.3
1948 41 25 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 63 °F 1954
2 61 °F 2003
3 60 °F 1957
3 60 °F 2020
5 57 °F 2004
6 56 °F 1966
6 56 °F 1979
8 55 °F 1965
9 54 °F 1994
9 54 °F 1950
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 -20 °F 1983
2 -19 °F 1990
3 -17 °F 1951
4 -11 °F 1970
5 -10 °F 1989
5 -10 °F 1998
7 -9 °F 2008
8 -8 °F 2013
9 -6 °F 1949
10 0 °F 1964
10 0 °F 1960
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on December 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 -13 °F 1990
2 -5 °F 1951
3 -2 °F 1983
4 0 °F 1998
5 2 °F 1989
6 3 °F 1970
6 3 °F 2008
8 7 °F 1949
9 12 °F 1963
10 12 °F 2013
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on December 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 1967
2 0.1 inches 1960
3 0.1 inches 1983
4 0.1 inches 2010
4 0.1 inches 1989
6 0.1 inches 1998
7 0.0 inches 1990
8 0.0 inches 1949
8 0.0 inches 1974
8 0.0 inches 1985
8 0.0 inches 2017
8 0.0 inches 1968
8 0.0 inches 1951
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on December 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.5 inches 1967
2 2.5 inches 1989
3 2.2 inches 1983
4 1.4 inches 1960
5 1.3 inches 2010
6 0.5 inches 1998
7 0.3 inches 1968
7 0.3 inches 1974
7 0.3 inches 1949
10 0.2 inches 2017
10 0.2 inches 1985
10 0.2 inches 1990
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location