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Rapid City December 9 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of December 9.
December 9 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 70 °F 2020
Lowest temperature -19 °F 1972
Lowest daily high -2 °F 1972
Highest daily low 33 °F 1990
Most precipitation 0.2 inches 1989
Most snow 2.8 inches 1989
December 9 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 39.4 °F
Average low 15.4 °F
Chance precipitation 17.5%
Chance snow 17.6%
Rapid City December 9 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2021 44 28 0.07 n/a
2020 70 29 0.00 n/a
2019 33 6 0.00 n/a
2018 36 11 0.00 0.0
2017 62 30 0.00 0.0
2016 3 -2 0.01 0.4
2015 69 31 0.00 0.0
2014 48 21 0.00 0.0
2013 28 -15 0.00 0.0
2012 15 -1 0.00 0.0
2011 25 8 0.02 0.3
2010 52 25 0.00 0.0
2009 2 -13 0.00 0.0
2008 32 10 0.00 0.0
2007 20 2 0.00 0.0
2006 62 27 0.00 0.0
2005 43 6 0.00 0.0
2004 50 27 0.00 n/a
2003 35 16 0.00 n/a
2002 50 21 0.00 n/a
2001 58 27 0.00 n/a
2000 37 3 0.00 0.4
1999 40 13 0.00 0.0
1998 41 18 0.00 0.0
1997 28 24 0.00 n/a
1996 62 31 0.00 n/a
1995 18 -15 0.00 0.0
1994 39 8 0.00 0.0
1993 57 29 0.00 0.0
1992 49 22 0.00 0.0
1991 49 23 0.00 0.0
1990 67 33 0.00 0.0
1989 42 25 0.24 2.8
1988 45 14 0.00 0.0
1987 50 23 0.00 0.0
1986 21 0 0.01 0.1
1985 23 17 0.01 0.1
1984 58 27 0.00 0.0
1983 25 4 0.00 0.0
1982 41 7 0.00 0.0
1981 46 26 0.00 0.0
1980 35 15 0.01 0.1
1979 61 31 0.00 0.0
1978 29 -3 0.00 0.0
1977 2 -15 0.00 0.0
1976 42 9 0.00 0.0
1975 66 33 0.00 0.0
1974 62 27 0.00 0.0
1973 39 16 0.00 0.0
1972 -2 -19 0.00 0.0
1971 46 3 0.03 0.4
1970 34 16 0.16 1.7
1969 25 11 0.00 0.0
1968 48 24 0.00 0.0
1967 28 13 0.01 0.1
1966 18 2 0.02 0.2
1965 48 27 0.00 0.0
1964 40 21 0.00 0.0
1963 18 8 0.10 1.0
1962 40 21 0.00 0.0
1961 6 -4 0.00 0.0
1960 41 12 0.00 0.0
1959 43 20 0.00 0.0
1958 24 -5 0.00 0.0
1957 70 32 0.00 0.0
1956 41 12 0.00 0.0
1955 27 11 0.01 0.1
1954 41 20 0.00 0.0
1953 45 9 0.00 0.0
1952 40 20 0.00 0.0
1951 33 12 0.00 0.0
1950 43 20 0.00 0.0
1949 50 11 0.00 0.0
1948 23 3 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 9
Rank Temperature Year
1 70 °F 1957
1 70 °F 2020
3 69 °F 2015
4 67 °F 1990
5 66 °F 1975
6 62 °F 2017
6 62 °F 1974
6 62 °F 2006
6 62 °F 1996
10 61 °F 1979
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on December 9
Rank Temperature Year
1 -19 °F 1972
2 -15 °F 1977
2 -15 °F 1995
4 -15 °F 2013
5 -13 °F 2009
6 -5 °F 1958
7 -4 °F 1961
8 -3 °F 1978
9 -2 °F 2016
10 -1 °F 2012
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on December 9
Rank Temperature Year
1 -2 °F 1972
2 2 °F 1977
2 2 °F 2009
4 3 °F 2016
5 6 °F 1961
6 15 °F 2012
7 18 °F 1966
7 18 °F 1995
7 18 °F 1963
10 20 °F 2007
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on December 9
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.2 inches 1989
2 0.2 inches 1970
3 0.1 inches 1963
4 0.1 inches 2021
5 0.0 inches 1971
6 0.0 inches 2011
6 0.0 inches 1966
8 0.0 inches 2016
8 0.0 inches 1980
8 0.0 inches 1985
8 0.0 inches 1967
8 0.0 inches 1986
8 0.0 inches 1955
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on December 9
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.8 inches 1989
2 1.7 inches 1970
3 1.0 inches 1963
4 0.4 inches 2016
4 0.4 inches 1971
4 0.4 inches 2000
7 0.3 inches 2011
8 0.2 inches 1966
9 0.1 inches 1986
9 0.1 inches 1985
9 0.1 inches 1980
9 0.1 inches 1955
9 0.1 inches 1967
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location