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Rapid City January 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 2.
January 2 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 66 °F 1998
Lowest temperature -16 °F 1968
Lowest daily high 1 °F 1968
Highest daily low 36 °F 1997
Most precipitation 0.1 inches 1950
Most snow 2.3 inches 2017
January 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 35.3 °F
Average low 11.8 °F
Chance precipitation 20.3%
Chance snow 18.2%
Rapid City January 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 35 -6 0.00 n/a
2021 48 15 0.00 n/a
2020 44 28 0.00 n/a
2019 35 7 0.00 0.0
2018 35 -10 0.00 0.0
2017 17 0 0.06 2.3
2016 43 17 0.00 0.0
2015 39 18 0.00 0.0
2014 34 15 0.00 0.0
2013 31 21 0.00 0.0
2012 36 9 0.00 0.0
2011 33 -2 0.00 0.0
2010 15 0 0.00 0.0
2009 37 12 0.00 0.0
2008 31 2 0.00 0.0
2007 48 15 0.00 0.0
2006 45 17 0.00 0.0
2005 17 0 0.00 n/a
2004 47 9 0.00 n/a
2003 48 11 0.00 n/a
2002 37 -4 0.00 n/a
2001 48 18 0.00 0.0
2000 37 17 0.00 0.0
1999 6 0 0.00 0.0
1998 66 12 0.00 n/a
1997 48 36 0.00 n/a
1996 21 2 0.00 0.1
1995 25 3 0.00 0.0
1994 43 23 0.00 0.0
1993 36 14 0.04 0.7
1992 58 25 0.00 0.0
1991 9 -4 0.00 0.0
1990 53 29 0.00 0.0
1989 40 8 0.00 0.0
1988 37 8 0.00 0.0
1987 45 25 0.00 0.0
1986 38 20 0.02 0.0
1985 37 8 0.00 0.0
1984 37 14 0.00 0.0
1983 34 16 0.00 0.0
1982 20 1 0.00 0.0
1981 56 24 0.00 0.0
1980 31 16 0.04 0.4
1979 17 -4 0.00 0.0
1978 24 5 0.00 0.0
1977 13 -4 0.00 0.0
1976 20 -3 0.01 0.2
1975 34 14 0.00 0.0
1974 19 -8 0.00 0.0
1973 50 16 0.00 0.0
1972 29 12 0.01 0.1
1971 24 14 0.00 0.0
1970 20 10 0.03 0.5
1969 33 3 0.04 0.6
1968 1 -16 0.02 0.2
1967 30 14 0.00 0.0
1966 38 12 0.00 0.0
1965 35 0 0.00 0.0
1964 56 29 0.00 0.0
1963 51 29 0.00 0.0
1962 58 31 0.00 0.0
1961 28 13 0.00 0.0
1960 19 5 0.00 0.0
1959 6 -10 0.00 0.0
1958 36 10 0.00 0.0
1957 44 20 0.00 0.0
1956 47 27 0.00 0.0
1955 60 21 0.00 0.0
1954 38 19 0.00 0.0
1953 40 18 0.00 0.0
1952 24 -1 0.00 0.0
1951 35 17 0.00 0.0
1950 6 -14 0.13 1.3
1949 25 -2 0.04 0.4
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 66 °F 1998
2 60 °F 1955
3 58 °F 1992
3 58 °F 1962
5 56 °F 1964
5 56 °F 1981
7 53 °F 1990
8 51 °F 1963
9 50 °F 1973
10 48 °F 2021
10 48 °F 2001
10 48 °F 2007
10 48 °F 1997
10 48 °F 2003
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 -16 °F 1968
2 -14 °F 1950
3 -10 °F 1959
4 -10 °F 2018
5 -8 °F 1974
6 -6 °F 2022
7 -4 °F 2002
7 -4 °F 1991
7 -4 °F 1979
7 -4 °F 1977
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 1 °F 1968
2 6 °F 1999
2 6 °F 1950
2 6 °F 1959
5 9 °F 1991
6 13 °F 1977
7 15 °F 2010
8 17 °F 1979
8 17 °F 2005
10 17 °F 2017
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.1 inches 1950
2 0.1 inches 2017
3 0.0 inches 1949
3 0.0 inches 1980
3 0.0 inches 1969
3 0.0 inches 1993
7 0.0 inches 1970
8 0.0 inches 1968
8 0.0 inches 1986
10 0.0 inches 1972
10 0.0 inches 1976
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.3 inches 2017
2 1.3 inches 1950
3 0.7 inches 1993
4 0.6 inches 1969
5 0.5 inches 1970
6 0.4 inches 1980
6 0.4 inches 1949
8 0.2 inches 1976
8 0.2 inches 1968
10 0.1 inches 1996
10 0.1 inches 1972
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location