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Rapid City May 23 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of May 23.
May 23 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 87 °F 1960
Lowest temperature 24 °F 2002
Lowest daily high 42 °F 1949
Highest daily low 60 °F 2006
Most precipitation 1.7 inches 1996
Most snow none -
May 23 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 69.5 °F
Average low 44.5 °F
Chance precipitation 43.9%
Chance snow 0.6%
Rapid City May 23 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 55 35 0.00 n/a
2021 65 44 1.35 n/a
2020 75 50 0.30 n/a
2019 51 34 0.10 n/a
2018 78 54 0.17 0.0
2017 65 37 0.00 0.0
2016 77 39 0.00 0.0
2015 58 45 0.08 0.0
2014 80 50 0.00 0.0
2013 69 39 0.00 0.0
2012 62 44 0.01 0.0
2011 70 50 0.10 0.0
2010 69 47 0.02 0.0
2009 57 44 0.22 0.0
2008 58 46 0.51 0.0
2007 63 37 0.00 0.0
2006 75 60 0.00 0.0
2005 74 54 0.00 n/a
2004 68 48 0.05 n/a
2003 77 46 0.00 n/a
2002 48 24 0.00 n/a
2001 65 36 0.00 n/a
2000 76 55 0.00 0.0
1999 73 41 0.00 0.0
1998 58 49 0.12 n/a
1997 66 51 0.00 0.0
1996 54 46 1.74 n/a
1995 58 39 0.00 0.0
1994 80 53 0.00 0.0
1993 62 45 0.00 0.0
1992 59 38 0.00 0.0
1991 74 52 0.00 0.0
1990 76 50 0.00 0.0
1989 85 51 0.00 0.0
1988 73 47 0.00 0.0
1987 73 43 0.06 0.0
1986 61 39 0.00 0.0
1985 83 52 0.00 0.0
1984 86 37 0.00 0.0
1983 75 43 0.00 0.0
1982 69 48 0.19 0.0
1981 62 41 0.13 0.0
1980 82 55 0.00 0.0
1979 67 36 0.00 0.0
1978 79 51 0.00 0.0
1977 81 48 0.00 0.0
1976 48 44 1.15 0.0
1975 63 45 0.10 0.0
1974 70 32 0.00 0.0
1973 76 41 0.00 0.0
1972 71 51 0.00 0.0
1971 57 41 1.50 0.0
1970 73 42 0.00 0.0
1969 74 42 0.00 0.0
1968 51 45 0.20 0.0
1967 83 49 0.05 0.0
1966 63 36 0.00 0.0
1965 77 45 0.57 0.0
1964 68 38 0.00 0.0
1963 73 41 0.00 0.0
1962 66 49 0.00 0.0
1961 77 48 0.00 0.0
1960 87 53 1.33 0.0
1959 68 35 0.00 0.0
1958 84 43 0.09 0.0
1957 61 39 0.04 0.0
1956 82 48 0.00 0.0
1955 69 44 0.00 0.0
1954 64 45 0.66 0.0
1953 65 45 0.00 0.0
1952 68 53 0.07 0.0
1951 87 49 0.00 0.0
1950 82 44 0.47 0.0
1949 42 33 0.15 0.0
1948 80 56 0.55 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 23
Rank Temperature Year
1 87 °F 1951
1 87 °F 1960
3 86 °F 1984
4 85 °F 1989
5 84 °F 1958
6 83 °F 1967
6 83 °F 1985
8 82 °F 1956
8 82 °F 1980
8 82 °F 1950
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 23
Rank Temperature Year
1 24 °F 2002
2 32 °F 1974
3 33 °F 1949
4 34 °F 2019
5 35 °F 2022
5 35 °F 1959
7 36 °F 1966
7 36 °F 1979
7 36 °F 2001
10 37 °F 2007
10 37 °F 2017
10 37 °F 1984
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on May 23
Rank Temperature Year
1 42 °F 1949
2 48 °F 2002
2 48 °F 1976
4 51 °F 2019
4 51 °F 1968
6 54 °F 1996
7 55 °F 2022
8 57 °F 1971
8 57 °F 2009
10 58 °F 1998
10 58 °F 1995
10 58 °F 2015
10 58 °F 2008
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on May 23
Rank Precipitation Year
1 1.7 inches 1996
2 1.5 inches 1971
3 1.4 inches 2021
4 1.3 inches 1960
5 1.1 inches 1976
6 0.7 inches 1954
7 0.6 inches 1965
8 0.6 inches 1948
9 0.5 inches 2008
10 0.5 inches 1950
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location