Can't find what you're looking for? We're happy to answer your questions. Also, check out our Twitter.

Rapid City February 28 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of February 28.
February 28 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 73 °F 2006
Lowest temperature -18 °F 1962
Lowest daily high 0 °F 1962
Highest daily low 39 °F 1992
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 2004
Most snow 2.3 inches 1978
February 28 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 42.2 °F
Average low 17.1 °F
Chance precipitation 22.8%
Chance snow 19.8%
Rapid City February 28 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 63 30 0.00 n/a
2021 33 10 0.00 n/a
2020 50 20 0.00 n/a
2019 21 2 0.01 0.1
2018 35 16 0.00 0.0
2017 30 15 0.00 0.0
2016 57 30 0.00 0.0
2015 23 4 0.00 0.0
2014 29 1 0.03 0.7
2013 43 12 0.00 0.0
2012 23 14 0.10 1.7
2011 44 3 0.00 0.0
2010 29 24 0.00 0.0
2009 28 -9 0.00 0.0
2008 56 33 0.00 0.0
2007 41 20 0.00 0.0
2006 73 31 0.00 0.0
2005 40 16 0.00 n/a
2004 43 31 0.27 n/a
2003 39 15 0.00 n/a
2002 29 -2 0.00 n/a
2001 32 -2 0.00 n/a
2000 62 33 0.00 0.0
1999 64 20 0.00 0.0
1998 29 19 0.09 n/a
1997 31 18 0.00 n/a
1996 11 -9 0.00 n/a
1995 14 -2 0.00 0.0
1994 38 20 0.00 0.0
1993 45 17 0.00 0.0
1992 66 39 0.00 0.0
1991 53 22 0.00 0.0
1990 50 20 0.00 0.0
1989 24 5 0.01 0.4
1988 52 25 0.00 0.0
1987 33 11 0.07 0.7
1986 50 20 0.00 0.0
1985 61 22 0.00 0.0
1984 34 7 0.00 0.0
1983 54 31 0.00 0.0
1982 50 24 0.00 0.0
1981 49 16 0.00 0.0
1980 45 14 0.00 0.0
1979 34 18 0.00 0.0
1978 12 -3 0.15 2.3
1977 30 22 0.01 0.2
1976 62 26 0.00 0.0
1975 49 24 0.00 0.0
1974 57 20 0.00 0.0
1973 60 30 0.00 0.0
1972 70 28 0.00 0.0
1971 37 12 0.02 0.4
1970 30 23 0.00 0.0
1969 36 8 0.00 0.0
1968 33 15 0.00 0.0
1967 65 33 0.00 0.0
1966 40 19 0.00 0.0
1965 46 15 0.10 0.7
1964 54 16 0.00 0.0
1963 46 26 0.02 0.2
1962 0 -18 0.00 0.0
1961 43 26 0.00 0.0
1960 10 -11 0.00 0.0
1959 47 28 0.00 0.0
1958 21 12 0.03 0.3
1957 49 28 0.00 0.0
1956 49 22 0.00 0.0
1955 41 15 0.00 0.0
1954 50 19 0.05 0.0
1953 30 16 0.21 2.1
1952 28 16 0.16 2.1
1951 27 9 0.00 0.0
1950 37 22 0.00 0.0
1949 46 20 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on February 28
Rank Temperature Year
1 73 °F 2006
2 70 °F 1972
3 66 °F 1992
4 65 °F 1967
5 64 °F 1999
6 63 °F 2022
7 62 °F 1976
7 62 °F 2000
9 61 °F 1985
10 60 °F 1973
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on February 28
Rank Temperature Year
1 -18 °F 1962
2 -11 °F 1960
3 -9 °F 1996
3 -9 °F 2009
5 -3 °F 1978
6 -2 °F 2002
6 -2 °F 1995
6 -2 °F 2001
9 1 °F 2014
10 2 °F 2019
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on February 28
Rank Temperature Year
1 0 °F 1962
2 10 °F 1960
3 11 °F 1996
4 12 °F 1978
5 14 °F 1995
6 21 °F 1958
7 21 °F 2019
8 23 °F 2012
9 23 °F 2015
10 24 °F 1989
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on February 28
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 2004
2 0.2 inches 1953
3 0.2 inches 1952
4 0.1 inches 1978
5 0.1 inches 2012
5 0.1 inches 1965
7 0.1 inches 1998
8 0.1 inches 1987
9 0.1 inches 1954
10 0.0 inches 2014
10 0.0 inches 1958
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on February 28
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.3 inches 1978
2 2.1 inches 1953
2 2.1 inches 1952
4 1.7 inches 2012
5 0.7 inches 1987
5 0.7 inches 1965
5 0.7 inches 2014
8 0.4 inches 1989
8 0.4 inches 1971
10 0.3 inches 1958
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location