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Rapid City December 25 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of December 25 (Christmas).
December 25 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 60 °F 1963
Lowest temperature -21 °F 1983
Lowest daily high -4 °F 1996
Highest daily low 32 °F 1999
Most precipitation 0.4 inches 2016
Most snow 5.0 inches 2016
December 25 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 36.1 °F
Average low 12.7 °F
Chance precipitation 18.2%
Chance snow 17.4%
Rapid City December 25 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 29 12 0.00 n/a
2020 56 23 0.00 n/a
2019 27 20 0.02 n/a
2018 34 20 0.00 0.0
2017 8 -6 0.00 0.2
2016 21 9 0.35 5.0
2015 28 9 0.20 3.4
2014 34 21 0.14 3.1
2013 35 18 0.00 0.0
2012 7 -7 0.03 0.6
2011 49 20 0.00 0.0
2010 28 17 0.00 0.0
2009 13 3 0.20 2.1
2008 35 12 0.00 0.0
2007 35 15 0.01 0.5
2006 42 9 0.00 0.0
2005 58 31 0.00 0.0
2004 51 29 0.00 n/a
2003 48 31 0.00 n/a
2002 38 9 0.00 n/a
2001 35 19 0.00 n/a
2000 26 7 0.00 0.0
1999 58 32 0.00 0.0
1998 33 7 0.00 0.0
1997 41 17 0.00 n/a
1996 -4 -16 0.00 n/a
1995 54 15 0.00 0.0
1994 58 31 0.00 0.0
1993 56 30 0.00 0.0
1992 29 8 0.00 0.0
1991 52 23 0.00 0.0
1990 9 -8 0.00 0.0
1989 49 30 0.00 0.0
1988 17 8 0.17 3.9
1987 30 3 0.00 0.0
1986 50 21 0.00 0.0
1985 44 8 0.00 0.0
1984 32 7 0.00 0.0
1983 7 -21 0.00 0.0
1982 37 14 0.00 0.0
1981 36 17 0.00 0.0
1980 45 17 0.00 0.0
1979 59 22 0.00 0.0
1978 34 12 0.00 0.0
1977 24 1 0.00 0.0
1976 43 15 0.00 0.0
1975 45 29 0.00 0.0
1974 42 -1 0.00 0.0
1973 32 16 0.01 0.1
1972 45 24 0.00 0.0
1971 43 2 0.00 0.0
1970 35 2 0.00 0.0
1969 42 16 0.00 0.0
1968 26 4 0.03 0.4
1967 32 14 0.00 0.0
1966 14 9 0.02 0.4
1965 46 12 0.00 0.0
1964 16 3 0.04 0.3
1963 60 22 0.00 0.0
1962 19 0 0.00 0.0
1961 47 28 0.01 0.1
1960 43 28 0.00 0.0
1959 59 31 0.00 0.0
1958 48 18 0.00 0.0
1957 45 20 0.00 0.0
1956 50 29 0.00 0.0
1955 34 23 0.00 0.0
1954 44 25 0.00 0.0
1953 49 22 0.00 0.0
1952 37 7 0.00 0.0
1951 27 -8 0.00 0.0
1950 57 11 0.00 0.0
1949 20 -3 0.00 0.0
1948 17 6 0.01 0.2
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 25
Rank Temperature Year
1 60 °F 1963
2 59 °F 1959
2 59 °F 1979
4 58 °F 1999
4 58 °F 1994
4 58 °F 2005
7 57 °F 1950
8 56 °F 1993
8 56 °F 2020
10 54 °F 1995
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 25
Rank Temperature Year
1 -21 °F 1983
2 -16 °F 1996
3 -8 °F 1951
3 -8 °F 1990
5 -7 °F 2012
6 -6 °F 2017
7 -3 °F 1949
8 -1 °F 1974
9 0 °F 1962
10 1 °F 1977
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on December 25
Rank Temperature Year
1 -4 °F 1996
2 7 °F 1983
2 7 °F 2012
4 8 °F 2017
5 9 °F 1990
6 13 °F 2009
7 14 °F 1966
8 16 °F 1964
9 17 °F 1948
9 17 °F 1988
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on December 25
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.4 inches 2016
2 0.2 inches 2009
2 0.2 inches 2015
4 0.2 inches 1988
5 0.1 inches 2014
6 0.0 inches 1964
7 0.0 inches 1968
7 0.0 inches 2012
9 0.0 inches 1966
9 0.0 inches 2019
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on December 25
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.0 inches 2016
2 3.9 inches 1988
3 3.4 inches 2015
4 3.1 inches 2014
5 2.1 inches 2009
6 0.6 inches 2012
7 0.5 inches 2007
8 0.4 inches 1966
8 0.4 inches 1968
10 0.3 inches 1964
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location