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Rapid City December 8 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of December 8.
December 8 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 68 °F 2020
Lowest temperature -23 °F 1972
Lowest daily high -8 °F 1972
Highest daily low 34 °F 2017
Most precipitation 0.2 inches 2007
Most snow 3.9 inches 2007
December 8 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 39.8 °F
Average low 15.7 °F
Chance precipitation 17.0%
Chance snow 16.9%
Rapid City December 8 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 57 22 0.00 n/a
2020 68 32 0.00 n/a
2019 47 14 0.00 n/a
2018 37 7 0.00 0.0
2017 50 34 0.00 0.0
2016 14 -6 0.00 0.0
2015 57 32 0.00 0.0
2014 51 21 0.00 0.0
2013 5 -9 0.01 0.4
2012 40 11 0.00 0.0
2011 28 10 0.00 0.6
2010 43 18 0.00 0.0
2009 7 -1 0.07 1.3
2008 41 16 0.05 0.1
2007 18 10 0.18 3.9
2006 61 26 0.00 0.0
2005 22 -13 0.00 0.0
2004 53 22 0.00 n/a
2003 32 28 0.00 n/a
2002 40 15 0.00 n/a
2001 52 16 0.00 n/a
2000 37 14 0.00 0.0
1999 39 16 0.00 0.0
1998 48 18 0.00 0.0
1997 25 17 0.00 n/a
1996 39 16 0.00 n/a
1995 4 -13 0.00 0.0
1994 37 13 0.00 0.0
1993 58 22 0.00 0.0
1992 47 18 0.00 0.0
1991 50 29 0.00 0.0
1990 60 27 0.00 0.0
1989 45 17 0.00 0.0
1988 25 11 0.00 0.0
1987 46 21 0.00 0.0
1986 33 19 0.00 0.0
1985 25 18 0.00 0.0
1984 62 27 0.00 0.0
1983 19 -2 0.00 0.0
1982 19 1 0.00 0.0
1981 49 28 0.00 0.0
1980 30 1 0.00 0.0
1979 55 20 0.00 0.0
1978 19 -4 0.00 0.0
1977 8 -12 0.00 0.0
1976 43 13 0.00 0.0
1975 48 27 0.00 0.0
1974 51 13 0.00 0.0
1973 50 27 0.00 0.0
1972 -8 -23 0.01 0.1
1971 17 1 0.00 0.0
1970 56 28 0.00 0.0
1969 22 15 0.00 0.0
1968 37 13 0.00 0.0
1967 24 20 0.09 0.9
1966 44 9 0.00 0.0
1965 52 26 0.00 0.0
1964 40 17 0.00 0.0
1963 28 12 0.00 0.0
1962 30 20 0.03 0.2
1961 27 4 0.12 1.9
1960 28 15 0.00 0.0
1959 48 22 0.00 0.0
1958 8 -10 0.00 0.0
1957 54 24 0.00 0.0
1956 23 -2 0.00 0.0
1955 29 10 0.04 0.4
1954 37 23 0.00 0.0
1953 36 17 0.00 0.0
1952 48 28 0.00 0.0
1951 27 11 0.00 0.0
1950 47 17 0.00 0.0
1949 26 8 0.00 0.0
1948 23 7 0.00 0.1
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 68 °F 2020
2 62 °F 1984
3 61 °F 2006
4 60 °F 1990
5 58 °F 1993
6 57 °F 2021
6 57 °F 2015
8 56 °F 1970
9 55 °F 1979
10 54 °F 1957
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 -23 °F 1972
2 -13 °F 2005
2 -13 °F 1995
4 -12 °F 1977
5 -10 °F 1958
6 -9 °F 2013
7 -6 °F 2016
8 -4 °F 1978
9 -2 °F 1956
9 -2 °F 1983
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on December 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 -8 °F 1972
2 4 °F 1995
3 5 °F 2013
4 7 °F 2009
5 8 °F 1977
5 8 °F 1958
7 14 °F 2016
8 17 °F 1971
9 18 °F 2007
10 19 °F 1983
10 19 °F 1978
10 19 °F 1982
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on December 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.2 inches 2007
2 0.1 inches 1961
3 0.1 inches 1967
4 0.1 inches 2009
5 0.1 inches 2008
6 0.0 inches 1955
7 0.0 inches 1962
8 0.0 inches 2013
8 0.0 inches 1972
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on December 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.9 inches 2007
2 1.9 inches 1961
3 1.3 inches 2009
4 0.9 inches 1967
5 0.6 inches 2011
6 0.4 inches 2013
6 0.4 inches 1955
8 0.2 inches 1962
9 0.1 inches 1972
9 0.1 inches 1948
9 0.1 inches 2008
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location