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Rapid City January 12 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 12.
January 12 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 76 °F 1987
Lowest temperature -16 °F 1997
Lowest daily high -1 °F 1997
Highest daily low 37 °F 1953
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 1979
Most snow 2.9 inches 1979
January 12 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 35.9 °F
Average low 12.2 °F
Chance precipitation 21.5%
Chance snow 19.7%
Rapid City January 12 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 60 26 0.00 n/a
2021 55 23 0.00 n/a
2020 32 6 0.00 n/a
2019 29 24 0.00 0.0
2018 6 -1 0.00 0.0
2017 15 -7 0.00 0.0
2016 43 15 0.00 0.0
2015 22 5 0.00 0.0
2014 53 25 0.00 0.0
2013 11 6 0.02 0.1
2012 34 6 0.00 0.0
2011 15 -12 0.00 0.0
2010 50 17 0.00 0.0
2009 36 10 0.00 0.0
2008 36 19 0.00 0.0
2007 4 -3 0.00 0.0
2006 46 24 0.00 0.0
2005 31 1 0.00 n/a
2004 46 26 0.00 n/a
2003 52 8 0.00 n/a
2002 51 12 0.03 n/a
2001 48 22 0.00 0.0
2000 26 11 0.00 0.0
1999 45 13 0.00 0.0
1998 0 -12 0.00 n/a
1997 -1 -16 0.00 n/a
1996 66 29 0.00 0.0
1995 53 29 0.00 0.0
1994 50 27 0.00 0.0
1993 9 -3 0.09 1.7
1992 37 20 0.00 0.0
1991 47 19 0.00 0.0
1990 35 12 0.00 0.0
1989 38 12 0.00 0.0
1988 19 3 0.01 0.2
1987 76 36 0.00 0.0
1986 44 20 0.00 0.0
1985 33 -2 0.00 0.0
1984 19 9 0.00 0.4
1983 64 26 0.00 0.0
1982 4 -12 0.01 0.3
1981 59 19 0.00 0.0
1980 60 12 0.00 0.0
1979 8 -11 0.26 2.9
1978 38 8 0.00 0.0
1977 17 -2 0.00 0.0
1976 31 18 0.00 0.0
1975 29 -6 0.00 0.0
1974 20 -14 0.00 0.0
1973 47 21 0.00 0.0
1972 33 5 0.04 0.1
1971 7 -6 0.00 0.0
1970 22 6 0.00 0.0
1969 21 10 0.00 0.0
1968 32 7 0.00 0.0
1967 46 28 0.00 0.0
1966 48 22 0.00 0.0
1965 25 4 0.00 0.0
1964 18 -14 0.00 0.0
1963 3 -14 0.00 0.0
1962 32 15 0.00 0.0
1961 53 32 0.00 0.0
1960 46 24 0.00 0.0
1959 55 24 0.00 0.0
1958 50 25 0.00 0.0
1957 9 -1 0.00 0.0
1956 43 23 0.00 0.0
1955 20 -3 0.00 0.0
1954 23 8 0.00 0.0
1953 69 37 0.00 0.0
1952 29 17 0.00 0.0
1951 38 14 0.00 0.0
1950 13 -4 0.00 0.0
1949 44 10 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 76 °F 1987
2 69 °F 1953
3 66 °F 1996
4 64 °F 1983
5 60 °F 1980
5 60 °F 2022
7 59 °F 1981
8 55 °F 2021
8 55 °F 1959
10 53 °F 1995
10 53 °F 2014
10 53 °F 1961
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 -16 °F 1997
2 -14 °F 1974
2 -14 °F 1963
2 -14 °F 1964
5 -12 °F 1982
5 -12 °F 1998
5 -12 °F 2011
8 -11 °F 1979
9 -7 °F 2017
10 -6 °F 1975
10 -6 °F 1971
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 -1 °F 1997
2 0 °F 1998
3 3 °F 1963
4 4 °F 2007
4 4 °F 1982
6 6 °F 2018
7 7 °F 1971
8 8 °F 1979
9 9 °F 1957
9 9 °F 1993
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 1979
2 0.1 inches 1993
3 0.0 inches 1972
4 0.0 inches 2002
5 0.0 inches 2013
6 0.0 inches 1982
6 0.0 inches 1988
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.9 inches 1979
2 1.7 inches 1993
3 0.4 inches 1984
4 0.3 inches 1982
5 0.2 inches 1988
6 0.1 inches 2013
6 0.1 inches 1972
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location