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Rapid City May 12 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of May 12.
May 12 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 90 °F 1960
Lowest temperature 22 °F 1953
Lowest daily high 36 °F 1953
Highest daily low 58 °F 1958
Most precipitation 0.5 inches 2010
Most snow 3.1 inches 2010
May 12 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 65.5 °F
Average low 40.4 °F
Chance precipitation 39.7%
Chance snow 2.1%
Rapid City May 12 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 61 48 0.19 n/a
2021 65 31 0.01 n/a
2020 46 34 0.16 n/a
2019 65 31 0.00 n/a
2018 46 41 0.36 0.0
2017 82 45 0.00 0.0
2016 67 29 0.00 0.0
2015 68 30 0.00 0.0
2014 51 32 0.00 0.0
2013 75 36 0.00 0.0
2012 66 30 0.00 0.0
2011 52 40 0.41 0.0
2010 39 32 0.54 3.1
2009 76 46 0.00 0.0
2008 55 43 0.00 0.0
2007 78 50 0.00 0.0
2006 68 35 0.00 0.0
2005 39 31 0.23 n/a
2004 49 34 0.12 n/a
2003 67 33 0.00 n/a
2002 65 33 0.00 n/a
2001 82 43 0.00 n/a
2000 49 31 0.00 0.0
1999 67 31 0.00 0.0
1998 66 42 0.05 n/a
1997 60 36 0.00 0.0
1996 55 42 0.05 n/a
1995 70 49 0.29 0.0
1994 83 47 0.00 0.0
1993 75 45 0.00 0.0
1992 62 41 0.00 0.0
1991 69 52 0.19 0.0
1990 62 33 0.00 0.0
1989 68 47 0.08 0.0
1988 83 51 0.00 0.0
1987 82 50 0.02 0.0
1986 61 41 0.00 0.0
1985 62 46 0.00 0.0
1984 79 45 0.00 0.0
1983 47 28 0.00 0.0
1982 50 43 0.05 0.0
1981 55 41 0.12 0.0
1980 48 36 0.21 0.0
1979 63 34 0.00 0.0
1978 59 39 0.04 0.0
1977 83 51 0.00 0.0
1976 53 36 0.00 0.0
1975 59 42 0.00 0.0
1974 73 32 0.12 0.0
1973 60 33 0.00 0.0
1972 62 36 0.01 0.0
1971 71 39 0.00 0.0
1970 70 44 0.01 0.0
1969 78 41 0.00 0.0
1968 71 33 0.00 0.0
1967 49 32 0.17 1.1
1966 49 28 0.00 0.0
1965 79 44 0.00 0.0
1964 64 37 0.00 0.0
1963 62 39 0.12 0.0
1962 75 53 0.00 0.0
1961 65 49 0.00 0.0
1960 90 42 0.00 0.0
1959 69 38 0.00 0.0
1958 85 58 0.00 0.0
1957 57 49 0.10 0.0
1956 63 42 0.44 0.0
1955 82 48 0.00 0.0
1954 77 42 0.00 0.0
1953 36 22 0.01 0.0
1952 74 39 0.00 0.0
1951 80 41 0.26 0.0
1950 67 43 0.27 0.0
1949 80 52 0.00 0.0
1948 60 34 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 90 °F 1960
2 85 °F 1958
3 83 °F 1994
3 83 °F 1977
3 83 °F 1988
6 82 °F 1955
6 82 °F 2017
6 82 °F 2001
6 82 °F 1987
10 80 °F 1951
10 80 °F 1949
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 22 °F 1953
2 28 °F 1966
2 28 °F 1983
4 29 °F 2016
5 30 °F 2012
6 30 °F 2015
7 31 °F 1999
7 31 °F 2000
7 31 °F 2005
10 31 °F 2021
10 31 °F 2019
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on May 12
Rank Temperature Year
1 36 °F 1953
2 39 °F 2005
2 39 °F 2010
4 46 °F 2020
4 46 °F 2018
6 47 °F 1983
7 48 °F 1980
8 49 °F 1967
8 49 °F 2000
8 49 °F 2004
8 49 °F 1966
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on May 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.5 inches 2010
2 0.4 inches 1956
3 0.4 inches 2011
4 0.4 inches 2018
5 0.3 inches 1995
6 0.3 inches 1950
7 0.3 inches 1951
8 0.2 inches 2005
9 0.2 inches 1980
10 0.2 inches 1991
10 0.2 inches 2022
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on May 12
Rank Precipitation Year
1 3.1 inches 2010
2 1.1 inches 1967
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location