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Rapid City January 4 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 4.
January 4 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 62 °F 2012
Lowest temperature -27 °F 1950
Lowest daily high 2 °F 1979
Highest daily low 35 °F 2002
Most precipitation 0.4 inches 1997
Most snow 5.4 inches 1949
January 4 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 35.1 °F
Average low 11.7 °F
Chance precipitation 21.1%
Chance snow 19.1%
Rapid City January 4 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 43 -5 0.00 n/a
2021 49 21 0.00 n/a
2020 53 22 0.00 n/a
2019 50 28 0.00 0.0
2018 40 14 0.00 0.0
2017 6 -11 0.00 0.0
2016 38 10 0.00 0.0
2015 6 -4 0.05 1.2
2014 25 5 0.01 0.2
2013 40 11 0.00 0.0
2012 62 25 0.00 0.0
2011 33 2 0.00 0.0
2010 19 14 0.00 0.0
2009 31 -6 0.00 0.0
2008 57 24 0.00 0.0
2007 48 26 0.04 0.0
2006 45 26 0.00 0.0
2005 12 0 0.30 n/a
2004 4 -8 0.00 n/a
2003 51 25 0.00 n/a
2002 47 35 0.00 n/a
2001 61 25 0.00 0.0
2000 40 2 0.00 0.0
1999 38 -7 0.00 0.0
1998 34 8 0.00 n/a
1997 33 21 0.37 n/a
1996 16 -1 0.03 0.8
1995 28 -4 0.00 0.0
1994 40 19 0.00 0.0
1993 16 2 0.00 0.0
1992 46 29 0.00 0.0
1991 14 -8 0.00 0.0
1990 40 18 0.00 0.0
1989 54 22 0.00 0.0
1988 11 -9 0.00 0.0
1987 57 25 0.00 0.0
1986 25 7 0.01 0.2
1985 49 30 0.00 0.0
1984 49 30 0.00 0.0
1983 46 23 0.00 0.0
1982 40 0 0.00 0.0
1981 39 23 0.00 0.0
1980 39 16 0.00 0.0
1979 2 -13 0.01 0.2
1978 19 1 0.00 0.0
1977 13 6 0.12 1.3
1976 22 -10 0.00 0.0
1975 39 14 0.00 0.0
1974 20 -5 0.00 0.0
1973 6 -10 0.01 0.2
1972 21 -8 0.00 0.0
1971 14 -3 0.00 0.0
1970 15 -5 0.00 0.0
1969 42 2 0.00 0.0
1968 31 -6 0.00 0.0
1967 40 22 0.00 0.0
1966 23 6 0.00 0.0
1965 51 19 0.00 0.0
1964 47 23 0.00 0.0
1963 44 24 0.00 0.0
1962 45 19 0.00 0.0
1961 48 17 0.00 0.0
1960 30 -9 0.01 0.2
1959 7 -20 0.00 0.0
1958 51 27 0.00 0.0
1957 22 9 0.08 0.8
1956 53 32 0.00 0.0
1955 34 19 0.00 0.0
1954 45 21 0.00 0.0
1953 41 28 0.05 0.2
1952 38 6 0.00 0.0
1951 17 7 0.00 0.0
1950 14 -27 0.00 0.0
1949 9 0 0.28 5.4
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 62 °F 2012
2 61 °F 2001
3 57 °F 1987
3 57 °F 2008
5 54 °F 1989
6 53 °F 2020
6 53 °F 1956
8 51 °F 2003
8 51 °F 1958
8 51 °F 1965
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 -27 °F 1950
2 -20 °F 1959
3 -13 °F 1979
4 -11 °F 2017
5 -10 °F 1973
5 -10 °F 1976
7 -9 °F 1988
7 -9 °F 1960
9 -8 °F 1972
9 -8 °F 1991
9 -8 °F 2004
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 4
Rank Temperature Year
1 2 °F 1979
2 4 °F 2004
3 6 °F 1973
4 6 °F 2017
4 6 °F 2015
6 7 °F 1959
7 9 °F 1949
8 11 °F 1988
9 12 °F 2005
10 13 °F 1977
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 4
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.4 inches 1997
2 0.3 inches 2005
3 0.3 inches 1949
4 0.1 inches 1977
5 0.1 inches 1957
6 0.1 inches 1953
6 0.1 inches 2015
8 0.0 inches 2007
9 0.0 inches 1996
10 0.0 inches 1973
10 0.0 inches 1979
10 0.0 inches 2014
10 0.0 inches 1960
10 0.0 inches 1986
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 4
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.4 inches 1949
2 1.3 inches 1977
3 1.2 inches 2015
4 0.8 inches 1957
4 0.8 inches 1996
6 0.2 inches 1953
6 0.2 inches 1960
6 0.2 inches 1986
6 0.2 inches 2014
6 0.2 inches 1973
6 0.2 inches 1979
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location