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Rapid City May 2 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of May 2.
May 2 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 86 °F 2015
Lowest temperature 21 °F 2019
Lowest daily high 35 °F 2008
Highest daily low 55 °F 1959
Most precipitation 1.6 inches 2008
Most snow 11.0 inches 2008
May 2 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 62.2 °F
Average low 36.7 °F
Chance precipitation 37.7%
Chance snow 6.1%
Rapid City May 2 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 55 34 0.00 n/a
2021 58 45 0.03 n/a
2020 67 45 0.13 n/a
2019 62 21 0.00 n/a
2018 60 33 0.02 0.0
2017 57 31 0.01 0.0
2016 67 32 0.00 0.0
2015 86 43 0.00 0.0
2014 63 35 0.00 0.0
2013 55 25 0.00 0.0
2012 75 41 0.05 0.0
2011 54 28 0.00 0.0
2010 49 35 0.00 0.0
2009 58 29 0.00 0.0
2008 35 27 1.58 11.0
2007 80 44 0.00 0.0
2006 60 36 0.00 0.0
2005 49 22 0.00 n/a
2004 62 24 0.00 n/a
2003 64 35 0.00 n/a
2002 63 30 0.00 n/a
2001 61 31 0.00 n/a
2000 83 42 0.00 0.0
1999 63 38 0.00 0.0
1998 63 28 0.00 n/a
1997 46 31 0.65 0.0
1996 60 34 0.00 n/a
1995 49 38 0.06 0.0
1994 58 38 0.04 0.0
1993 68 32 0.00 0.0
1992 72 37 0.00 0.0
1991 45 30 0.21 1.6
1990 65 30 0.00 0.0
1989 63 30 0.00 0.0
1988 51 38 0.00 0.0
1987 58 47 0.35 0.0
1986 69 39 0.00 0.0
1985 85 44 0.00 0.0
1984 42 34 0.00 0.0
1983 58 38 0.00 0.0
1982 82 45 0.00 0.0
1981 82 53 0.25 0.0
1980 74 45 0.00 0.0
1979 50 35 0.00 0.0
1978 61 36 0.00 0.0
1977 73 40 0.00 0.0
1976 51 22 0.00 0.0
1975 57 33 0.02 0.0
1974 63 34 0.14 0.0
1973 57 32 0.00 0.0
1972 53 35 0.02 0.0
1971 68 32 0.00 0.0
1970 71 31 0.00 0.0
1969 68 38 0.00 0.0
1968 65 38 0.00 0.0
1967 36 24 0.00 0.0
1966 67 34 0.00 0.0
1965 56 42 0.00 0.0
1964 56 42 0.70 0.0
1963 66 42 0.00 0.0
1962 77 45 0.00 0.0
1961 58 33 0.00 0.0
1960 67 41 0.00 0.0
1959 80 55 0.00 0.0
1958 76 37 0.00 0.0
1957 85 46 0.00 0.0
1956 57 30 0.18 0.0
1955 79 48 0.02 0.0
1954 36 23 0.10 1.0
1953 37 31 0.25 0.0
1952 83 44 0.00 0.0
1951 67 41 0.00 0.0
1950 55 31 0.00 0.0
1949 82 40 0.00 0.0
1948 57 34 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 86 °F 2015
2 85 °F 1957
2 85 °F 1985
4 83 °F 1952
4 83 °F 2000
6 82 °F 1982
6 82 °F 1949
6 82 °F 1981
9 80 °F 2007
9 80 °F 1959
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 21 °F 2019
2 22 °F 1976
2 22 °F 2005
4 23 °F 1954
5 24 °F 1967
5 24 °F 2004
7 25 °F 2013
8 27 °F 2008
9 28 °F 1998
9 28 °F 2011
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on May 2
Rank Temperature Year
1 35 °F 2008
2 36 °F 1954
2 36 °F 1967
4 37 °F 1953
5 42 °F 1984
6 45 °F 1991
7 46 °F 1997
8 49 °F 2010
8 49 °F 2005
8 49 °F 1995
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on May 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.6 inches 2008
2 0.7 inches 1964
3 0.6 inches 1997
4 0.4 inches 1987
5 0.3 inches 1981
5 0.3 inches 1953
7 0.2 inches 1991
8 0.2 inches 1956
9 0.1 inches 1974
10 0.1 inches 2020
All-Time Most Snow in Rapid City on May 2
Rank Precipitation Year
1 11.0 inches 2008
2 1.6 inches 1991
3 1.0 inches 1954
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location