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Rapid City December 24 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of December 24 (Christmas Eve).
December 24 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 62 °F 1955
Lowest temperature -26 °F 1983
Lowest daily high -13 °F 1983
Highest daily low 33 °F 1989
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 1948
Most snow 3.5 inches 1948
December 24 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 36.2 °F
Average low 12.7 °F
Chance precipitation 18.0%
Chance snow 17.2%
Rapid City December 24 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 51 19 0.00 n/a
2020 48 16 0.00 n/a
2019 46 22 0.00 n/a
2018 49 18 0.00 0.0
2017 22 -6 0.00 0.0
2016 24 11 0.00 0.0
2015 38 12 0.00 0.0
2014 39 10 0.00 0.0
2013 37 11 0.11 0.4
2012 12 3 0.10 2.4
2011 47 21 0.00 0.0
2010 28 19 0.00 0.0
2009 10 -3 0.00 0.0
2008 32 -6 0.00 0.0
2007 43 13 0.03 0.0
2006 43 14 0.00 0.0
2005 52 29 0.00 0.0
2004 48 0 0.04 n/a
2003 46 19 0.00 n/a
2002 35 6 0.00 n/a
2001 37 7 0.00 n/a
2000 15 3 0.03 1.2
1999 59 25 0.00 0.0
1998 25 -10 0.00 0.0
1997 35 22 0.00 n/a
1996 -5 -16 0.00 n/a
1995 39 17 0.00 0.0
1994 50 27 0.00 0.0
1993 44 16 0.00 0.0
1992 46 17 0.01 0.2
1991 46 23 0.00 0.0
1990 30 1 0.04 1.4
1989 47 33 0.01 0.0
1988 34 9 0.00 0.0
1987 21 3 0.00 0.0
1986 50 25 0.00 0.0
1985 18 4 0.07 1.5
1984 12 -15 0.01 0.1
1983 -13 -26 0.00 0.0
1982 34 18 0.04 0.4
1981 41 17 0.00 0.0
1980 19 -2 0.05 0.8
1979 45 17 0.00 0.0
1978 40 10 0.02 0.3
1977 19 9 0.07 2.3
1976 35 19 0.00 0.0
1975 39 24 0.00 0.0
1974 22 4 0.00 0.0
1973 29 13 0.00 0.0
1972 46 21 0.00 0.0
1971 44 15 0.00 0.0
1970 24 0 0.00 0.0
1969 46 20 0.00 0.0
1968 13 4 0.00 0.0
1967 50 23 0.06 0.0
1966 18 9 0.02 0.1
1965 31 16 0.00 0.0
1964 14 3 0.09 1.1
1963 60 31 0.00 0.0
1962 17 4 0.01 0.1
1961 51 24 0.00 0.0
1960 51 27 0.00 0.0
1959 46 8 0.00 0.0
1958 42 18 0.00 0.0
1957 49 23 0.00 0.0
1956 47 18 0.00 0.0
1955 62 23 0.00 0.0
1954 51 23 0.00 0.0
1953 47 22 0.00 0.0
1952 38 8 0.00 0.0
1951 18 2 0.07 1.2
1950 47 30 0.00 0.0
1949 33 8 0.11 1.1
1948 20 14 0.30 3.5
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 24
Rank Temperature Year
1 62 °F 1955
2 60 °F 1963
3 59 °F 1999
4 52 °F 2005
5 51 °F 2021
5 51 °F 1960
5 51 °F 1961
5 51 °F 1954
9 50 °F 1967
9 50 °F 1994
9 50 °F 1986
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 24
Rank Temperature Year
1 -26 °F 1983
2 -16 °F 1996
3 -15 °F 1984
4 -10 °F 1998
5 -6 °F 2008
6 -6 °F 2017
7 -3 °F 2009
8 -2 °F 1980
9 0 °F 1970
9 0 °F 2004
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on December 24
Rank Temperature Year
1 -13 °F 1983
2 -5 °F 1996
3 10 °F 2009
4 12 °F 1984
4 12 °F 2012
6 13 °F 1968
7 14 °F 1964
8 15 °F 2000
9 17 °F 1962
10 18 °F 1966
10 18 °F 1985
10 18 °F 1951
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on December 24
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 1948
2 0.1 inches 1949
2 0.1 inches 2013
4 0.1 inches 2012
5 0.1 inches 1964
6 0.1 inches 1951
6 0.1 inches 1977
6 0.1 inches 1985
9 0.1 inches 1967
10 0.1 inches 1980
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on December 24
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.5 inches 1948
2 2.4 inches 2012
3 2.3 inches 1977
4 1.5 inches 1985
5 1.4 inches 1990
6 1.2 inches 1951
6 1.2 inches 2000
8 1.1 inches 1949
8 1.1 inches 1964
10 0.8 inches 1980
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location