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Rapid City January 1 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 1 (New Year's Day).
January 1 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 63 °F 1998
Lowest temperature -20 °F 1974
Lowest daily high 3 °F 2022
Highest daily low 35 °F 1964
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 1970
Most snow 3.4 inches 1970
January 1 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 35.3 °F
Average low 11.9 °F
Chance precipitation 20.2%
Chance snow 18.1%
Rapid City January 1 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 3 -9 0.00 n/a
2021 50 16 0.00 n/a
2020 50 26 0.00 n/a
2019 15 -5 0.00 0.0
2018 4 -19 0.00 0.0
2017 22 9 0.00 0.0
2016 38 7 0.00 0.0
2015 36 7 0.00 0.0
2014 29 9 0.00 0.0
2013 31 7 0.00 0.0
2012 33 12 0.00 0.0
2011 15 -2 0.00 0.0
2010 9 1 0.00 0.0
2009 35 14 0.00 0.0
2008 27 5 0.00 0.0
2007 43 11 0.00 0.0
2006 31 24 0.03 0.0
2005 19 2 0.00 n/a
2004 50 27 0.00 n/a
2003 44 14 0.00 n/a
2002 17 -3 0.00 n/a
2001 32 2 0.00 0.0
2000 34 16 0.00 0.0
1999 36 5 0.01 0.1
1998 63 33 0.00 n/a
1997 52 32 0.00 n/a
1996 32 11 0.06 1.4
1995 35 2 0.00 0.0
1994 45 27 0.00 0.0
1993 24 -9 0.00 0.0
1992 46 16 0.00 0.0
1991 28 0 0.02 0.4
1990 53 17 0.00 0.0
1989 17 7 0.00 0.0
1988 21 -5 0.00 0.0
1987 41 10 0.00 0.0
1986 39 20 0.00 0.0
1985 23 -10 0.00 0.0
1984 41 21 0.00 0.0
1983 46 20 0.00 0.0
1982 28 -2 0.00 0.0
1981 40 24 0.00 0.0
1980 50 27 0.00 0.0
1979 9 -19 0.00 0.0
1978 13 -11 0.00 0.0
1977 13 -1 0.00 0.0
1976 17 8 0.09 0.6
1975 42 12 0.00 0.0
1974 6 -20 0.00 0.0
1973 35 9 0.00 0.0
1972 38 17 0.00 0.0
1971 32 17 0.00 0.0
1970 27 13 0.28 3.4
1969 45 5 0.00 0.0
1968 27 -7 0.17 1.5
1967 38 17 0.07 0.4
1966 39 13 0.00 0.0
1965 36 7 0.00 0.0
1964 59 35 0.00 0.0
1963 54 26 0.00 0.0
1962 53 27 0.00 0.0
1961 26 10 0.10 1.0
1960 17 10 0.08 1.1
1959 54 5 0.04 0.4
1958 40 13 0.00 0.0
1957 34 20 0.00 0.0
1956 41 24 0.21 0.0
1955 48 26 0.00 0.0
1954 56 28 0.00 0.0
1953 41 24 0.00 0.0
1952 15 -15 0.00 0.0
1951 32 9 0.00 0.0
1950 42 6 0.00 0.0
1949 44 18 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 63 °F 1998
2 59 °F 1964
3 56 °F 1954
4 54 °F 1959
4 54 °F 1963
6 53 °F 1962
6 53 °F 1990
8 52 °F 1997
9 50 °F 1980
9 50 °F 2004
9 50 °F 2020
9 50 °F 2021
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 -20 °F 1974
2 -19 °F 1979
3 -19 °F 2018
4 -15 °F 1952
5 -11 °F 1978
6 -10 °F 1985
7 -9 °F 1993
8 -9 °F 2022
9 -7 °F 1968
10 -5 °F 1988
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 1
Rank Temperature Year
1 3 °F 2022
2 4 °F 2018
3 6 °F 1974
4 9 °F 2010
4 9 °F 1979
6 13 °F 1978
6 13 °F 1977
8 15 °F 1952
8 15 °F 2011
10 15 °F 2019
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 1970
2 0.2 inches 1956
3 0.2 inches 1968
4 0.1 inches 1961
5 0.1 inches 1976
6 0.1 inches 1960
7 0.1 inches 1967
8 0.1 inches 1996
9 0.0 inches 1959
10 0.0 inches 2006
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 1
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.4 inches 1970
2 1.5 inches 1968
3 1.4 inches 1996
4 1.1 inches 1960
5 1.0 inches 1961
6 0.6 inches 1976
7 0.4 inches 1991
7 0.4 inches 1959
7 0.4 inches 1967
10 0.1 inches 1999
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location