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Rapid City January 21 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 21.
January 21 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 64 °F 1989
Lowest temperature -25 °F 1949
Lowest daily high -1 °F 1962
Highest daily low 38 °F 1950
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 1986
Most snow 3.3 inches 1986
January 21 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 37.4 °F
Average low 13.3 °F
Chance precipitation 22.9%
Chance snow 21.2%
Rapid City January 21 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 46 23 0.02 n/a
2021 38 21 0.00 n/a
2020 56 29 0.00 n/a
2019 21 14 0.09 1.6
2018 35 27 0.01 0.3
2017 44 24 0.00 0.0
2016 35 22 0.00 0.0
2015 35 15 0.00 0.0
2014 50 11 0.00 0.0
2013 19 5 0.01 0.7
2012 56 9 0.00 0.0
2011 40 18 0.02 0.3
2010 41 21 0.00 0.0
2009 61 24 0.00 0.0
2008 7 -12 0.02 0.2
2007 35 12 0.00 0.1
2006 48 19 0.00 0.0
2005 58 15 0.00 n/a
2004 39 20 0.00 n/a
2003 12 5 0.01 n/a
2002 54 21 0.00 n/a
2001 48 17 0.00 0.0
2000 43 15 0.00 0.0
1999 42 27 0.00 0.0
1998 21 11 0.00 n/a
1997 47 26 0.00 n/a
1996 50 9 0.03 0.9
1995 29 16 0.00 0.0
1994 44 21 0.00 0.0
1993 42 18 0.02 0.0
1992 55 27 0.00 0.0
1991 34 13 0.00 0.0
1990 49 24 0.00 0.0
1989 64 30 0.00 0.0
1988 42 9 0.00 0.0
1987 35 13 0.03 0.4
1986 27 15 0.28 3.3
1985 20 8 0.00 0.1
1984 33 9 0.00 0.0
1983 43 16 0.00 0.0
1982 3 -1 0.01 0.2
1981 59 23 0.00 0.0
1980 39 15 0.00 0.0
1979 43 18 0.00 0.0
1978 32 4 0.00 0.0
1977 36 15 0.00 0.0
1976 52 25 0.00 0.0
1975 35 22 0.00 0.0
1974 30 13 0.10 1.3
1973 40 20 0.00 0.0
1972 54 15 0.00 0.0
1971 36 19 0.00 0.0
1970 36 9 0.00 0.0
1969 23 4 0.00 0.0
1968 58 32 0.00 0.0
1967 59 29 0.00 0.0
1966 8 -18 0.00 0.0
1965 42 27 0.00 0.0
1964 60 21 0.00 0.0
1963 43 5 0.04 0.6
1962 -1 -14 0.05 0.4
1961 31 6 0.00 0.0
1960 15 -1 0.01 0.1
1959 13 -15 0.00 0.0
1958 48 10 0.00 0.0
1957 15 3 0.00 0.0
1956 17 8 0.03 0.3
1955 24 12 0.03 0.3
1954 3 -12 0.00 0.0
1953 44 27 0.09 0.3
1952 29 -6 0.01 0.1
1951 46 4 0.00 0.0
1950 50 38 0.00 0.0
1949 6 -25 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 64 °F 1989
2 61 °F 2009
3 60 °F 1964
4 59 °F 1967
4 59 °F 1981
6 58 °F 2005
6 58 °F 1968
8 56 °F 2012
8 56 °F 2020
10 55 °F 1992
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 -25 °F 1949
2 -18 °F 1966
3 -15 °F 1959
4 -14 °F 1962
5 -12 °F 2008
5 -12 °F 1954
7 -6 °F 1952
8 -1 °F 1960
8 -1 °F 1982
10 3 °F 1957
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 21
Rank Temperature Year
1 -1 °F 1962
2 3 °F 1982
2 3 °F 1954
4 6 °F 1949
5 7 °F 2008
6 8 °F 1966
7 12 °F 2003
8 13 °F 1959
9 15 °F 1960
9 15 °F 1957
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 21
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 1986
2 0.1 inches 1974
3 0.1 inches 1953
3 0.1 inches 2019
5 0.1 inches 1962
6 0.0 inches 1963
7 0.0 inches 1956
7 0.0 inches 1955
7 0.0 inches 1987
7 0.0 inches 1996
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 21
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.3 inches 1986
2 1.6 inches 2019
3 1.3 inches 1974
4 0.9 inches 1996
5 0.7 inches 2013
6 0.6 inches 1963
7 0.4 inches 1987
7 0.4 inches 1962
9 0.3 inches 2018
9 0.3 inches 2011
9 0.3 inches 1955
9 0.3 inches 1956
9 0.3 inches 1953
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location