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Rapid City January 8 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of January 8.
January 8 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 72 °F 2002
Lowest temperature -18 °F 2010
Lowest daily high -2 °F 1980
Highest daily low 33 °F 1963
Most precipitation 0.3 inches 1993
Most snow 5.7 inches 1993
January 8 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 35.6 °F
Average low 12.3 °F
Chance precipitation 20.8%
Chance snow 18.8%
Rapid City January 8 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 47 6 0.00 n/a
2021 30 23 0.00 n/a
2020 41 23 0.00 n/a
2019 37 15 0.00 0.0
2018 50 22 0.00 0.0
2017 27 5 0.00 0.0
2016 21 11 0.00 0.0
2015 44 5 0.00 0.2
2014 32 17 0.00 0.0
2013 49 20 0.00 0.0
2012 43 18 0.00 0.0
2011 26 14 0.12 1.1
2010 2 -18 0.00 0.0
2009 48 23 0.00 0.0
2008 39 11 0.00 0.0
2007 45 25 0.06 0.0
2006 37 28 0.02 0.0
2005 31 5 0.00 n/a
2004 36 16 0.02 n/a
2003 58 31 0.00 n/a
2002 72 30 0.00 n/a
2001 50 16 0.00 0.0
2000 49 20 0.00 0.0
1999 16 2 0.00 0.0
1998 31 2 0.00 n/a
1997 36 19 0.00 n/a
1996 48 24 0.00 0.0
1995 47 13 0.00 0.0
1994 31 13 0.00 0.0
1993 16 3 0.30 5.7
1992 23 12 0.00 0.0
1991 12 -3 0.02 0.5
1990 52 30 0.00 0.0
1989 12 -7 0.00 0.0
1988 6 -12 0.02 0.2
1987 41 13 0.00 0.0
1986 42 16 0.00 0.0
1985 21 16 0.05 0.6
1984 40 30 0.00 0.0
1983 53 29 0.00 0.0
1982 36 -3 0.02 0.4
1981 40 20 0.00 0.0
1980 -2 -14 0.01 0.2
1979 27 -5 0.00 0.0
1978 4 -5 0.02 0.2
1977 2 -13 0.00 0.0
1976 4 -18 0.00 0.0
1975 34 8 0.00 0.0
1974 13 -6 0.00 0.0
1973 5 -14 0.01 0.2
1972 47 19 0.00 0.0
1971 38 11 0.01 0.1
1970 8 -17 0.00 0.0
1969 33 -2 0.00 0.0
1968 31 -6 0.00 0.0
1967 42 3 0.00 0.0
1966 64 15 0.00 0.0
1965 25 8 0.00 0.0
1964 26 12 0.00 0.0
1963 60 33 0.00 0.0
1962 21 -5 0.09 1.3
1961 41 21 0.00 0.0
1960 46 25 0.00 0.0
1959 38 16 0.00 0.0
1958 62 29 0.00 0.0
1957 33 -4 0.06 0.6
1956 60 28 0.00 0.0
1955 33 24 0.01 0.1
1954 38 5 0.00 0.0
1953 50 27 0.00 0.0
1952 35 18 0.00 0.0
1951 51 13 0.00 0.0
1950 38 11 0.00 0.0
1949 40 -2 0.07 0.9
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 72 °F 2002
2 64 °F 1966
3 62 °F 1958
4 60 °F 1963
4 60 °F 1956
6 58 °F 2003
7 53 °F 1983
8 52 °F 1990
9 51 °F 1951
10 50 °F 1953
10 50 °F 2018
10 50 °F 2001
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on January 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 -18 °F 2010
1 -18 °F 1976
3 -17 °F 1970
4 -14 °F 1973
4 -14 °F 1980
6 -13 °F 1977
7 -12 °F 1988
8 -7 °F 1989
9 -6 °F 1974
9 -6 °F 1968
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on January 8
Rank Temperature Year
1 -2 °F 1980
2 2 °F 2010
2 2 °F 1977
4 4 °F 1978
4 4 °F 1976
6 5 °F 1973
7 6 °F 1988
8 8 °F 1970
9 12 °F 1991
9 12 °F 1989
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on January 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.3 inches 1993
2 0.1 inches 2011
3 0.1 inches 1962
4 0.1 inches 1949
5 0.1 inches 1957
5 0.1 inches 2007
7 0.1 inches 1985
8 0.0 inches 2004
8 0.0 inches 1991
8 0.0 inches 1982
8 0.0 inches 1988
8 0.0 inches 1978
8 0.0 inches 2006
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on January 8
Rank Precipitation Year
1 5.7 inches 1993
2 1.3 inches 1962
3 1.1 inches 2011
4 0.9 inches 1949
5 0.6 inches 1985
5 0.6 inches 1957
7 0.5 inches 1991
8 0.4 inches 1982
9 0.2 inches 1978
9 0.2 inches 1980
9 0.2 inches 1973
9 0.2 inches 2015
9 0.2 inches 1988
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location