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Rapid City January 15 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 15.
January 15 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 63 °F 2000
Lowest temperature -22 °F 1950
Lowest daily high 2 °F 1979
Highest daily low 36 °F 1974
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 1985
Most snow 2.1 inches 1949
January 15 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 36.4 °F
Average low 12.6 °F
Chance precipitation 21.6%
Chance snow 19.9%
Rapid City January 15 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 46 15 0.00 n/a
2021 38 19 0.00 n/a
2020 13 -6 0.00 n/a
2019 46 18 0.00 0.0
2018 4 -11 0.00 0.0
2017 34 7 0.00 0.0
2016 32 18 0.01 0.0
2015 44 23 0.00 0.0
2014 50 20 0.00 0.0
2013 42 -4 0.02 0.2
2012 59 20 0.00 0.0
2011 16 9 0.02 0.5
2010 45 27 0.00 0.0
2009 18 -2 0.03 0.5
2008 47 20 0.00 0.0
2007 24 -3 0.00 0.0
2006 61 32 0.00 0.0
2005 6 -9 0.00 n/a
2004 55 30 0.00 n/a
2003 14 8 0.07 n/a
2002 20 3 0.01 n/a
2001 28 14 0.00 0.1
2000 63 26 0.00 0.0
1999 51 26 0.00 0.0
1998 43 17 0.04 n/a
1997 29 0 0.06 n/a
1996 46 24 0.00 0.0
1995 29 21 0.00 0.0
1994 40 6 0.00 0.0
1993 35 -6 0.00 0.0
1992 30 -11 0.00 0.0
1991 46 24 0.00 0.0
1990 46 30 0.06 0.7
1989 37 11 0.00 0.0
1988 57 30 0.00 0.0
1987 13 -2 0.00 0.0
1986 36 23 0.00 0.0
1985 40 20 0.30 0.3
1984 26 0 0.00 0.0
1983 45 16 0.00 0.0
1982 30 -21 0.09 1.5
1981 28 17 0.06 0.4
1980 54 28 0.00 0.0
1979 2 -10 0.06 0.8
1978 13 1 0.01 0.3
1977 7 -8 0.02 0.4
1976 40 21 0.01 0.0
1975 33 8 0.00 0.0
1974 61 36 0.00 0.0
1973 60 27 0.00 0.0
1972 33 -8 0.01 0.1
1971 23 -10 0.00 0.0
1970 33 5 0.02 0.2
1969 30 20 0.02 0.0
1968 41 15 0.00 0.0
1967 48 15 0.00 0.0
1966 40 6 0.03 0.3
1965 37 29 0.01 0.1
1964 39 20 0.00 0.0
1963 14 -10 0.00 0.0
1962 12 -6 0.00 0.0
1961 54 31 0.00 0.0
1960 33 14 0.00 0.0
1959 18 4 0.00 0.0
1958 50 14 0.00 0.0
1957 4 -9 0.02 0.2
1956 11 -1 0.00 0.0
1955 38 13 0.00 0.0
1954 5 -9 0.00 0.0
1953 4 -11 0.06 0.6
1952 56 13 0.00 0.0
1951 50 24 0.00 0.0
1950 7 -22 0.00 0.1
1949 35 12 0.17 2.1
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 63 °F 2000
2 61 °F 1974
2 61 °F 2006
4 60 °F 1973
5 59 °F 2012
6 57 °F 1988
7 56 °F 1952
8 55 °F 2004
9 54 °F 1961
9 54 °F 1980
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 -22 °F 1950
2 -21 °F 1982
3 -11 °F 1992
3 -11 °F 1953
5 -11 °F 2018
6 -10 °F 1971
6 -10 °F 1963
6 -10 °F 1979
9 -9 °F 2005
9 -9 °F 1954
9 -9 °F 1957
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 2 °F 1979
2 4 °F 1953
2 4 °F 1957
4 4 °F 2018
5 5 °F 1954
6 6 °F 2005
7 7 °F 1950
7 7 °F 1977
9 11 °F 1956
10 12 °F 1962
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 15
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 1985
2 0.2 inches 1949
3 0.1 inches 1982
4 0.1 inches 2003
5 0.1 inches 1979
5 0.1 inches 1990
5 0.1 inches 1997
5 0.1 inches 1981
5 0.1 inches 1953
10 0.0 inches 1998
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 15
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.1 inches 1949
2 1.5 inches 1982
3 0.8 inches 1979
4 0.7 inches 1990
5 0.6 inches 1953
6 0.5 inches 2011
6 0.5 inches 2009
8 0.4 inches 1981
8 0.4 inches 1977
10 0.3 inches 1985
10 0.3 inches 1978
10 0.3 inches 1966
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location