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Rapid City January 16 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 16.
January 16 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 68 °F 1973
Lowest temperature -26 °F 1982
Lowest daily high -2 °F 1954
Highest daily low 37 °F 1973
Most precipitation 0.1 inches 1990
Most snow 1.4 inches 1990
January 16 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 36.6 °F
Average low 12.7 °F
Chance precipitation 21.6%
Chance snow 19.8%
Rapid City January 16 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 45 20 0.01 n/a
2021 44 20 0.00 n/a
2020 40 9 0.00 n/a
2019 26 23 0.00 0.0
2018 27 -15 0.00 0.0
2017 36 15 0.00 0.0
2016 26 -3 0.05 1.3
2015 53 25 0.00 0.0
2014 36 20 0.00 0.0
2013 49 30 0.00 0.0
2012 20 -1 0.03 0.4
2011 47 13 0.00 0.0
2010 56 26 0.00 0.0
2009 48 14 0.00 0.0
2008 21 1 0.00 0.0
2007 43 3 0.00 0.0
2006 37 15 0.00 0.0
2005 13 -13 0.00 n/a
2004 50 32 0.00 n/a
2003 18 -2 0.00 n/a
2002 31 0 0.00 n/a
2001 27 7 0.00 0.1
2000 38 18 0.00 0.0
1999 49 18 0.00 0.0
1998 45 21 0.00 n/a
1997 10 -12 0.00 n/a
1996 57 27 0.00 0.0
1995 26 18 0.00 0.0
1994 40 2 0.00 0.0
1993 34 6 0.00 0.0
1992 47 25 0.00 0.0
1991 42 27 0.02 0.0
1990 32 27 0.13 1.4
1989 51 29 0.00 0.0
1988 46 18 0.00 0.0
1987 25 -4 0.00 0.0
1986 48 29 0.00 0.0
1985 40 25 0.00 0.1
1984 25 6 0.00 0.0
1983 45 20 0.00 0.0
1982 -1 -26 0.00 0.0
1981 23 9 0.00 0.0
1980 42 22 0.00 0.0
1979 28 -3 0.00 0.0
1978 6 -10 0.00 0.0
1977 19 -17 0.00 0.0
1976 41 19 0.00 0.0
1975 33 7 0.00 0.0
1974 67 36 0.00 0.0
1973 68 37 0.00 0.0
1972 66 23 0.00 0.0
1971 46 23 0.00 0.0
1970 5 -5 0.01 0.1
1969 30 18 0.00 0.0
1968 52 25 0.00 0.0
1967 49 7 0.03 0.0
1966 13 3 0.00 0.0
1965 55 28 0.00 0.0
1964 49 19 0.00 0.0
1963 22 -2 0.00 0.0
1962 28 -11 0.00 0.0
1961 60 32 0.00 0.0
1960 30 16 0.05 0.5
1959 26 4 0.09 1.1
1958 52 26 0.00 0.0
1957 22 -14 0.02 0.2
1956 1 -4 0.00 0.0
1955 27 11 0.00 0.0
1954 -2 -11 0.00 0.0
1953 35 -9 0.00 0.0
1952 25 5 0.00 0.0
1951 55 20 0.00 0.0
1950 -2 -10 0.00 0.0
1949 12 -5 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 68 °F 1973
2 67 °F 1974
3 66 °F 1972
4 60 °F 1961
5 57 °F 1996
6 56 °F 2010
7 55 °F 1965
7 55 °F 1951
9 53 °F 2015
10 52 °F 1968
10 52 °F 1958
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 -26 °F 1982
2 -17 °F 1977
3 -15 °F 2018
4 -14 °F 1957
5 -13 °F 2005
6 -12 °F 1997
7 -11 °F 1954
7 -11 °F 1962
9 -10 °F 1978
9 -10 °F 1950
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 16
Rank Temperature Year
1 -2 °F 1954
1 -2 °F 1950
3 -1 °F 1982
4 1 °F 1956
5 5 °F 1970
6 6 °F 1978
7 10 °F 1997
8 12 °F 1949
9 13 °F 1966
9 13 °F 2005
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.1 inches 1990
2 0.1 inches 1959
3 0.1 inches 1960
3 0.1 inches 2016
5 0.0 inches 2012
5 0.0 inches 1967
7 0.0 inches 1957
7 0.0 inches 1991
9 0.0 inches 2022
9 0.0 inches 1970
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 16
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.4 inches 1990
2 1.3 inches 2016
3 1.1 inches 1959
4 0.5 inches 1960
5 0.4 inches 2012
6 0.2 inches 1957
7 0.1 inches 1970
7 0.1 inches 1985
7 0.1 inches 2001
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location