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Rapid City May 15 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of May 15.
May 15 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 90 °F 1987
Lowest temperature 30 °F 2005
Lowest daily high 52 °F 1957
Highest daily low 61 °F 1987
Most precipitation 1.1 inches 2015
Most snow none -
May 15 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 66.7 °F
Average low 41.5 °F
Chance precipitation 40.1%
Chance snow 1.5%
Rapid City May 15 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 69 43 0.01 n/a
2021 67 44 0.03 n/a
2020 59 40 0.61 n/a
2019 85 45 0.08 n/a
2018 75 46 0.00 0.0
2017 71 48 0.08 0.0
2016 57 30 0.00 0.0
2015 53 47 1.09 0.0
2014 63 32 0.00 0.0
2013 78 43 0.00 0.0
2012 76 45 0.00 0.0
2011 57 35 0.00 0.0
2010 60 40 0.04 0.0
2009 60 34 0.00 0.0
2008 65 45 0.00 0.0
2007 66 41 0.00 0.0
2006 68 40 0.00 0.0
2005 76 30 0.00 n/a
2004 70 35 0.00 n/a
2003 75 40 0.00 n/a
2002 67 52 0.00 n/a
2001 73 53 0.00 n/a
2000 74 44 0.00 0.0
1999 64 35 0.01 0.0
1998 69 44 0.00 n/a
1997 73 35 0.00 0.0
1996 76 53 0.22 n/a
1995 81 41 0.00 0.0
1994 78 42 0.00 0.0
1993 61 47 0.04 0.0
1992 80 49 0.00 0.0
1991 65 54 0.79 0.0
1990 64 44 0.05 0.0
1989 65 43 0.41 0.0
1988 73 41 0.00 0.0
1987 90 61 0.00 0.0
1986 60 39 0.00 0.0
1985 73 41 0.00 0.0
1984 86 56 0.00 0.0
1983 60 35 0.00 0.0
1982 54 49 1.06 0.0
1981 75 47 0.03 0.0
1980 64 39 0.31 0.0
1979 78 42 0.00 0.0
1978 87 51 0.00 0.0
1977 66 39 0.00 0.0
1976 55 43 0.06 0.0
1975 83 41 0.00 0.0
1974 68 32 0.01 0.0
1973 79 37 0.00 0.0
1972 84 47 0.00 0.0
1971 68 44 0.00 0.0
1970 65 35 0.00 0.0
1969 77 47 0.65 0.0
1968 59 46 0.04 0.0
1967 62 35 0.24 0.0
1966 68 40 0.00 0.0
1965 60 41 0.23 0.0
1964 77 52 0.00 0.0
1963 71 43 0.22 0.0
1962 68 45 0.01 0.0
1961 68 45 0.16 0.0
1960 76 41 0.00 0.0
1959 71 32 0.00 0.0
1958 67 49 0.00 0.0
1957 52 43 0.08 0.0
1956 63 44 0.00 0.0
1955 87 55 0.00 0.0
1954 73 50 0.02 0.0
1953 64 35 0.00 0.0
1952 55 46 0.83 0.0
1951 68 49 0.02 0.0
1950 68 48 0.05 0.0
1949 76 49 0.00 0.0
1948 70 38 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 90 °F 1987
2 87 °F 1955
2 87 °F 1978
4 86 °F 1984
5 85 °F 2019
6 84 °F 1972
7 83 °F 1975
8 81 °F 1995
9 80 °F 1992
10 79 °F 1973
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 30 °F 2005
2 30 °F 2016
3 32 °F 1959
3 32 °F 2014
3 32 °F 1974
6 34 °F 2009
7 35 °F 2004
7 35 °F 1997
7 35 °F 1970
7 35 °F 2011
7 35 °F 1999
7 35 °F 1967
7 35 °F 1983
7 35 °F 1953
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on May 15
Rank Temperature Year
1 52 °F 1957
2 53 °F 2015
3 54 °F 1982
4 55 °F 1976
4 55 °F 1952
6 57 °F 2016
6 57 °F 2011
8 59 °F 1968
8 59 °F 2020
10 60 °F 1986
10 60 °F 2010
10 60 °F 1965
10 60 °F 1983
10 60 °F 2009
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on May 15
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.1 inches 2015
2 1.1 inches 1982
3 0.8 inches 1952
4 0.8 inches 1991
5 0.6 inches 1969
6 0.6 inches 2020
7 0.4 inches 1989
8 0.3 inches 1980
9 0.2 inches 1967
10 0.2 inches 1965
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location