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Rapid City January 5 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 5.
January 5 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 73 °F 2012
Lowest temperature -17 °F 1988
Lowest daily high -1 °F 2022
Highest daily low 35 °F 2008
Most precipitation 0.2 inches 1976
Most snow 1.3 inches 1968
January 5 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 35.2 °F
Average low 11.8 °F
Chance precipitation 20.5%
Chance snow 18.6%
Rapid City January 5 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 -1 -8 0.00 n/a
2021 50 22 0.00 n/a
2020 42 25 0.00 n/a
2019 49 27 0.00 0.0
2018 25 15 0.00 0.0
2017 5 -14 0.00 0.1
2016 39 17 0.00 0.0
2015 39 4 0.04 0.1
2014 9 -15 0.00 0.2
2013 41 15 0.00 0.0
2012 73 29 0.00 0.0
2011 41 12 0.00 0.0
2010 21 14 0.00 0.2
2009 35 1 0.00 0.0
2008 60 35 0.00 0.0
2007 39 13 0.00 0.0
2006 45 26 0.00 0.0
2005 0 -14 0.01 n/a
2004 1 -15 0.00 n/a
2003 43 26 0.00 n/a
2002 45 21 0.00 n/a
2001 59 21 0.00 0.0
2000 45 18 0.00 0.0
1999 41 29 0.00 0.0
1998 29 8 0.00 n/a
1997 26 11 0.00 n/a
1996 5 -13 0.00 0.0
1995 38 5 0.00 0.0
1994 43 13 0.01 0.1
1993 5 -11 0.00 0.1
1992 51 27 0.00 0.0
1991 9 -6 0.00 0.0
1990 41 23 0.00 0.0
1989 45 24 0.00 0.0
1988 8 -17 0.00 0.0
1987 51 26 0.00 0.0
1986 31 4 0.00 0.0
1985 55 23 0.00 0.0
1984 59 35 0.00 0.0
1983 56 27 0.00 0.0
1982 16 -1 0.05 1.1
1981 49 35 0.00 0.0
1980 46 15 0.00 0.0
1979 16 -17 0.00 0.0
1978 46 1 0.00 0.0
1977 9 -4 0.00 0.0
1976 37 9 0.16 1.1
1975 41 15 0.00 0.0
1974 8 -10 0.00 0.0
1973 18 -12 0.00 0.0
1972 36 14 0.00 0.0
1971 8 -8 0.00 0.0
1970 10 -14 0.00 0.0
1969 53 32 0.02 0.0
1968 32 -6 0.15 1.3
1967 37 20 0.08 0.4
1966 24 4 0.00 0.0
1965 36 14 0.00 0.0
1964 35 19 0.00 0.0
1963 48 22 0.00 0.0
1962 37 12 0.00 0.0
1961 45 22 0.00 0.0
1960 39 -9 0.00 0.0
1959 16 -10 0.00 0.0
1958 59 23 0.00 0.0
1957 33 8 0.00 0.0
1956 53 32 0.00 0.0
1955 35 15 0.00 0.0
1954 49 27 0.00 0.0
1953 30 12 0.03 0.3
1952 36 8 0.00 0.0
1951 22 7 0.00 0.0
1950 17 -8 0.00 0.0
1949 31 8 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 73 °F 2012
2 60 °F 2008
3 59 °F 2001
3 59 °F 1958
3 59 °F 1984
6 56 °F 1983
7 55 °F 1985
8 53 °F 1969
8 53 °F 1956
10 51 °F 1987
10 51 °F 1992
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 -17 °F 1988
1 -17 °F 1979
3 -15 °F 2004
4 -15 °F 2014
5 -14 °F 1970
5 -14 °F 2005
7 -14 °F 2017
8 -13 °F 1996
9 -12 °F 1973
10 -11 °F 1993
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 5
Rank Temperature Year
1 -1 °F 2022
2 0 °F 2005
3 1 °F 2004
4 5 °F 1996
4 5 °F 1993
6 5 °F 2017
7 8 °F 1988
7 8 °F 1974
7 8 °F 1971
10 9 °F 1977
10 9 °F 1991
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.2 inches 1976
2 0.1 inches 1968
3 0.1 inches 1967
4 0.1 inches 1982
5 0.0 inches 2015
6 0.0 inches 1953
7 0.0 inches 1969
8 0.0 inches 2005
8 0.0 inches 1994
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 5
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.3 inches 1968
2 1.1 inches 1982
2 1.1 inches 1976
4 0.4 inches 1967
5 0.3 inches 1953
6 0.2 inches 2010
6 0.2 inches 2014
8 0.1 inches 1994
8 0.1 inches 2015
8 0.1 inches 1993
8 0.1 inches 2017
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location