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Rapid City January 17 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 17.
January 17 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 62 °F 1972
Lowest temperature -12 °F 1950
Lowest daily high -3 °F 1950
Highest daily low 39 °F 1974
Most precipitation 0.2 inches 1996
Most snow 8.0 inches 1996
January 17 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 36.7 °F
Average low 12.9 °F
Chance precipitation 22.2%
Chance snow 20.2%
Rapid City January 17 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 59 21 0.00 n/a
2021 42 17 0.03 n/a
2020 38 13 0.00 n/a
2019 25 18 0.03 0.2
2018 47 9 0.00 0.0
2017 39 8 0.00 0.0
2016 9 -10 0.00 0.0
2015 48 28 0.00 0.0
2014 52 16 0.00 0.0
2013 46 22 0.00 0.0
2012 29 -7 0.00 0.0
2011 46 13 0.03 0.3
2010 41 23 0.00 0.0
2009 46 36 0.00 0.0
2008 31 2 0.05 1.2
2007 42 13 0.00 0.0
2006 40 12 0.00 0.0
2005 20 6 0.00 n/a
2004 38 27 0.00 n/a
2003 36 -4 0.00 n/a
2002 29 0 0.00 n/a
2001 38 5 0.00 0.0
2000 48 27 0.00 0.0
1999 41 14 0.00 0.0
1998 34 13 0.00 n/a
1997 20 -4 0.00 n/a
1996 28 -7 0.22 8.0
1995 30 13 0.04 0.6
1994 3 -3 0.06 0.9
1993 22 4 0.00 0.0
1992 31 10 0.00 0.0
1991 47 25 0.00 0.0
1990 32 17 0.00 0.0
1989 54 28 0.00 0.0
1988 44 10 0.00 0.0
1987 31 5 0.00 0.0
1986 50 28 0.00 0.0
1985 53 27 0.00 0.0
1984 6 -10 0.00 0.0
1983 25 12 0.00 0.0
1982 45 -1 0.00 0.0
1981 38 8 0.00 0.0
1980 50 17 0.00 0.0
1979 24 1 0.00 0.0
1978 17 0 0.00 0.0
1977 24 -11 0.16 2.1
1976 49 32 0.00 0.0
1975 52 17 0.00 0.0
1974 57 39 0.00 0.0
1973 60 37 0.00 0.0
1972 62 25 0.00 0.0
1971 40 14 0.07 0.8
1970 0 -7 0.08 0.8
1969 42 16 0.00 0.0
1968 41 21 0.00 0.0
1967 7 -1 0.01 0.0
1966 30 0 0.00 0.0
1965 47 25 0.00 0.0
1964 44 26 0.00 0.0
1963 30 -3 0.08 0.8
1962 4 -9 0.00 0.0
1961 44 28 0.00 0.0
1960 19 5 0.00 0.0
1959 39 23 0.01 0.1
1958 56 14 0.00 0.0
1957 29 14 0.00 0.0
1956 19 -1 0.00 0.0
1955 23 13 0.18 1.8
1954 30 -4 0.00 0.0
1953 45 19 0.00 0.0
1952 43 5 0.00 0.0
1951 49 21 0.00 0.0
1950 -3 -12 0.00 0.0
1949 31 -12 0.07 1.3
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 62 °F 1972
2 60 °F 1973
3 59 °F 2022
4 57 °F 1974
5 56 °F 1958
6 54 °F 1989
7 53 °F 1985
8 52 °F 1975
8 52 °F 2014
10 50 °F 1986
10 50 °F 1980
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -12 °F 1950
1 -12 °F 1949
3 -11 °F 1977
4 -10 °F 1984
5 -10 °F 2016
6 -9 °F 1962
7 -7 °F 1996
7 -7 °F 1970
7 -7 °F 2012
10 -4 °F 1954
10 -4 °F 2003
10 -4 °F 1997
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 17
Rank Temperature Year
1 -3 °F 1950
2 0 °F 1970
3 3 °F 1994
4 4 °F 1962
5 6 °F 1984
6 7 °F 1967
7 9 °F 2016
8 17 °F 1978
9 19 °F 1960
9 19 °F 1956
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.2 inches 1996
2 0.2 inches 1955
3 0.2 inches 1977
4 0.1 inches 1963
4 0.1 inches 1970
6 0.1 inches 1971
6 0.1 inches 1949
8 0.1 inches 1994
9 0.1 inches 2008
10 0.0 inches 1995
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 17
Rank Precipitation Year
1 8.0 inches 1996
2 2.1 inches 1977
3 1.8 inches 1955
4 1.3 inches 1949
5 1.2 inches 2008
6 0.9 inches 1994
7 0.8 inches 1971
7 0.8 inches 1970
7 0.8 inches 1963
10 0.6 inches 1995
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location