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Rapid City December 23 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of December 23.
December 23 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 66 °F 1955
Lowest temperature -27 °F 1983
Lowest daily high -4 °F 1996
Highest daily low 34 °F 1955
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 1980
Most snow 2.2 inches 2009
December 23 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 36.4 °F
Average low 12.8 °F
Chance precipitation 18.0%
Chance snow 17.2%
Rapid City December 23 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 57 26 0.00 n/a
2020 24 8 0.01 n/a
2019 46 22 0.00 n/a
2018 41 11 0.00 0.0
2017 14 -7 0.01 0.2
2016 44 11 0.00 0.0
2015 34 16 0.00 0.0
2014 31 10 0.06 1.4
2013 14 -15 0.00 0.0
2012 22 5 0.00 0.0
2011 40 14 0.00 0.0
2010 28 19 0.15 0.4
2009 23 5 0.10 2.2
2008 8 -9 0.01 0.5
2007 38 6 0.04 0.4
2006 46 18 0.00 0.0
2005 51 33 0.03 0.0
2004 5 -10 0.00 n/a
2003 47 23 0.00 n/a
2002 32 4 0.00 n/a
2001 37 7 0.00 n/a
2000 17 4 0.00 0.0
1999 45 21 0.00 0.0
1998 17 -11 0.00 0.0
1997 44 13 0.00 n/a
1996 -4 -15 0.00 n/a
1995 32 3 0.00 0.0
1994 53 26 0.00 0.0
1993 35 8 0.02 0.3
1992 29 2 0.01 0.1
1991 46 17 0.00 0.0
1990 15 -16 0.00 0.0
1989 49 -10 0.06 0.0
1988 39 16 0.00 0.0
1987 28 17 0.01 0.4
1986 52 20 0.00 0.0
1985 44 17 0.10 1.0
1984 26 -2 0.20 2.1
1983 -2 -27 0.00 0.0
1982 42 26 0.00 0.0
1981 30 15 0.00 0.0
1980 34 5 0.26 0.7
1979 40 22 0.00 0.0
1978 33 6 0.02 0.3
1977 38 15 0.01 0.1
1976 41 11 0.00 0.0
1975 33 14 0.00 0.0
1974 20 7 0.00 0.0
1973 28 24 0.00 0.0
1972 43 20 0.00 0.0
1971 56 15 0.00 0.0
1970 23 -4 0.00 0.0
1969 39 22 0.00 0.0
1968 18 1 0.00 0.0
1967 49 20 0.00 0.0
1966 23 1 0.00 0.0
1965 28 21 0.00 0.0
1964 60 10 0.15 0.8
1963 47 15 0.00 0.0
1962 14 -1 0.00 0.0
1961 46 17 0.00 0.0
1960 44 16 0.00 0.0
1959 29 13 0.00 0.0
1958 45 26 0.00 0.0
1957 45 20 0.00 0.0
1956 35 17 0.00 0.0
1955 66 34 0.00 0.0
1954 43 28 0.00 0.0
1953 41 10 0.00 0.0
1952 31 15 0.00 0.0
1951 19 4 0.00 0.0
1950 61 33 0.00 0.0
1949 34 1 0.01 0.1
1948 25 11 0.01 0.3
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 23
Rank Temperature Year
1 66 °F 1955
2 61 °F 1950
3 60 °F 1964
4 57 °F 2021
5 56 °F 1971
6 53 °F 1994
7 52 °F 1986
8 51 °F 2005
9 49 °F 1967
9 49 °F 1989
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 23
Rank Temperature Year
1 -27 °F 1983
2 -16 °F 1990
3 -15 °F 1996
4 -15 °F 2013
5 -11 °F 1998
6 -10 °F 2004
6 -10 °F 1989
8 -9 °F 2008
9 -7 °F 2017
10 -4 °F 1970
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on December 23
Rank Temperature Year
1 -4 °F 1996
2 -2 °F 1983
3 5 °F 2004
4 8 °F 2008
5 14 °F 1962
6 14 °F 2013
6 14 °F 2017
8 15 °F 1990
9 17 °F 2000
9 17 °F 1998
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on December 23
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 1980
2 0.2 inches 1984
3 0.1 inches 2010
3 0.1 inches 1964
5 0.1 inches 1985
5 0.1 inches 2009
7 0.1 inches 2014
7 0.1 inches 1989
9 0.0 inches 2007
10 0.0 inches 2005
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on December 23
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.2 inches 2009
2 2.1 inches 1984
3 1.4 inches 2014
4 1.0 inches 1985
5 0.8 inches 1964
6 0.7 inches 1980
7 0.5 inches 2008
8 0.4 inches 1987
8 0.4 inches 2007
8 0.4 inches 2010
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location