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Rapid City January 20 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 20.
January 20 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 64 °F 2009
Lowest temperature -25 °F 1949
Lowest daily high -11 °F 1949
Highest daily low 35 °F 2005
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 2008
Most snow 2.6 inches 2008
January 20 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 37.2 °F
Average low 13.1 °F
Chance precipitation 22.5%
Chance snow 21.0%
Rapid City January 20 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 27 -6 0.00 n/a
2021 48 18 0.00 n/a
2020 36 2 0.00 n/a
2019 41 17 0.00 0.0
2018 39 29 0.04 0.6
2017 42 25 0.00 0.0
2016 35 15 0.00 0.0
2015 42 23 0.00 0.0
2014 38 13 0.00 0.0
2013 26 12 0.00 0.0
2012 16 1 0.01 0.1
2011 18 1 0.00 0.2
2010 36 24 0.00 0.0
2009 64 26 0.00 0.0
2008 11 7 0.26 2.6
2007 49 16 0.00 0.0
2006 45 17 0.00 0.0
2005 63 35 0.00 n/a
2004 43 26 0.00 n/a
2003 30 11 0.00 n/a
2002 44 14 0.00 n/a
2001 46 21 0.00 0.0
2000 36 9 0.00 0.0
1999 48 25 0.01 0.0
1998 30 15 0.07 n/a
1997 50 29 0.00 n/a
1996 28 -11 0.00 0.0
1995 39 19 0.01 0.1
1994 29 1 0.00 0.0
1993 29 13 0.00 0.0
1992 56 32 0.00 0.0
1991 25 -3 0.03 0.7
1990 33 8 0.00 0.0
1989 57 16 0.00 0.0
1988 38 6 0.00 0.0
1987 37 14 0.00 0.0
1986 44 27 0.01 0.1
1985 18 -10 0.00 0.0
1984 18 -10 0.00 0.0
1983 42 18 0.00 0.0
1982 7 3 0.00 0.0
1981 41 15 0.00 0.0
1980 30 9 0.00 0.0
1979 31 14 0.00 0.0
1978 15 -2 0.00 0.0
1977 44 17 0.00 0.0
1976 49 25 0.00 0.0
1975 44 29 0.02 0.0
1974 42 24 0.02 0.1
1973 33 29 0.00 0.0
1972 22 7 0.01 0.1
1971 47 30 0.07 0.5
1970 11 3 0.01 0.1
1969 12 4 0.00 0.0
1968 51 33 0.00 0.0
1967 55 31 0.00 0.0
1966 0 -22 0.07 0.7
1965 53 20 0.00 0.0
1964 60 18 0.00 0.0
1963 17 7 0.11 1.3
1962 2 -16 0.15 1.2
1961 26 7 0.00 0.0
1960 30 4 0.00 0.0
1959 4 -9 0.03 0.3
1958 39 10 0.00 0.0
1957 22 11 0.00 0.0
1956 18 8 0.07 0.7
1955 34 8 0.00 0.0
1954 0 -17 0.00 0.0
1953 48 15 0.00 0.0
1952 41 3 0.00 0.0
1951 24 6 0.00 0.0
1950 50 6 0.00 0.0
1949 -11 -25 0.11 1.2
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 64 °F 2009
2 63 °F 2005
3 60 °F 1964
4 57 °F 1989
5 56 °F 1992
6 55 °F 1967
7 53 °F 1965
8 51 °F 1968
9 50 °F 1997
9 50 °F 1950
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 -25 °F 1949
2 -22 °F 1966
3 -17 °F 1954
4 -16 °F 1962
5 -11 °F 1996
6 -10 °F 1984
6 -10 °F 1985
8 -9 °F 1959
9 -6 °F 2022
10 -3 °F 1991
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 20
Rank Temperature Year
1 -11 °F 1949
2 0 °F 1954
2 0 °F 1966
4 2 °F 1962
5 4 °F 1959
6 7 °F 1982
7 11 °F 1970
7 11 °F 2008
9 12 °F 1969
10 15 °F 1978
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 2008
2 0.1 inches 1962
3 0.1 inches 1963
3 0.1 inches 1949
5 0.1 inches 1956
5 0.1 inches 1998
5 0.1 inches 1971
5 0.1 inches 1966
9 0.0 inches 2018
10 0.0 inches 1959
10 0.0 inches 1991
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 20
Rank Precipitation Year
1 2.6 inches 2008
2 1.3 inches 1963
3 1.2 inches 1962
3 1.2 inches 1949
5 0.7 inches 1991
5 0.7 inches 1966
5 0.7 inches 1956
8 0.6 inches 2018
9 0.5 inches 1971
10 0.3 inches 1959
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location