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Rapid City February 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of February 17.
February 17 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 66 °F 1970
Lowest temperature -22 °F 2006
Lowest daily high -4 °F 2006
Highest daily low 35 °F 1974
Most precipitation 0.5 inches 1991
Most snow 5.2 inches 1991
February 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 38.8 °F
Average low 14.2 °F
Chance precipitation 25.2%
Chance snow 23.7%
Rapid City February 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 42 1 0.00 n/a
2021 18 2 0.00 n/a
2020 35 15 0.10 n/a
2019 7 2 0.00 0.3
2018 31 18 0.00 0.0
2017 65 28 0.00 0.0
2016 60 29 0.00 0.0
2015 26 6 0.07 1.8
2014 57 26 0.00 0.0
2013 56 22 0.00 0.0
2012 39 14 0.00 0.0
2011 50 23 0.00 0.0
2010 38 16 0.01 0.0
2009 41 20 0.00 0.0
2008 34 24 0.00 0.2
2007 42 29 0.00 0.2
2006 -4 -22 0.00 0.0
2005 46 14 0.00 n/a
2004 63 20 0.00 n/a
2003 48 28 0.00 n/a
2002 63 22 0.00 n/a
2001 18 5 0.00 n/a
2000 36 17 0.00 0.0
1999 46 15 0.01 0.1
1998 39 33 0.05 n/a
1997 59 32 0.00 n/a
1996 39 26 0.00 n/a
1995 55 25 0.00 0.0
1994 60 28 0.00 0.0
1993 4 -21 0.00 0.0
1992 32 24 0.00 0.0
1991 40 20 0.50 5.2
1990 39 5 0.00 0.0
1989 2 -9 0.03 0.7
1988 51 17 0.00 0.0
1987 38 21 0.00 0.0
1986 49 14 0.00 0.0
1985 50 15 0.00 0.0
1984 33 20 0.00 0.0
1983 56 30 0.00 0.0
1982 57 32 0.00 0.0
1981 56 31 0.00 0.0
1980 28 -6 0.00 0.0
1979 26 -3 0.00 0.0
1978 22 -8 0.00 0.0
1977 55 30 0.00 0.0
1976 47 28 0.00 0.0
1975 31 16 0.01 0.3
1974 56 35 0.00 0.0
1973 46 21 0.00 0.0
1972 37 17 0.00 0.0
1971 45 25 0.00 0.0
1970 66 19 0.31 3.3
1969 29 22 0.00 0.0
1968 22 0 0.00 0.0
1967 10 -5 0.00 0.0
1966 44 -1 0.02 0.2
1965 57 29 0.00 0.0
1964 45 21 0.00 0.0
1963 49 20 0.00 0.0
1962 17 11 0.27 3.4
1961 17 9 0.11 1.6
1960 32 14 0.07 0.7
1959 18 9 0.17 1.8
1958 30 8 0.00 0.0
1957 46 26 0.00 0.0
1956 31 -7 0.00 0.0
1955 51 27 0.00 0.0
1954 60 33 0.00 0.0
1953 40 6 0.00 0.0
1952 24 7 0.00 0.0
1951 45 22 0.00 0.0
1950 46 19 0.00 0.0
1949 53 35 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on February 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 66 °F 1970
2 65 °F 2017
3 63 °F 2002
3 63 °F 2004
5 60 °F 1994
5 60 °F 1954
5 60 °F 2016
8 59 °F 1997
9 57 °F 1982
9 57 °F 2014
9 57 °F 1965
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on February 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -22 °F 2006
2 -21 °F 1993
3 -9 °F 1989
4 -8 °F 1978
5 -7 °F 1956
6 -6 °F 1980
7 -5 °F 1967
8 -3 °F 1979
9 -1 °F 1966
10 0 °F 1968
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on February 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -4 °F 2006
2 2 °F 1989
3 4 °F 1993
4 7 °F 2019
5 10 °F 1967
6 17 °F 1962
6 17 °F 1961
8 18 °F 1959
8 18 °F 2001
10 18 °F 2021
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on February 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.5 inches 1991
2 0.3 inches 1970
3 0.3 inches 1962
4 0.2 inches 1959
5 0.1 inches 1961
6 0.1 inches 2020
7 0.1 inches 1960
7 0.1 inches 2015
9 0.1 inches 1998
10 0.0 inches 1989
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on February 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.2 inches 1991
2 3.4 inches 1962
3 3.3 inches 1970
4 1.8 inches 2015
4 1.8 inches 1959
6 1.6 inches 1961
7 0.7 inches 1960
7 0.7 inches 1989
9 0.3 inches 2019
9 0.3 inches 1975
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location