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Rapid City May 31 Weather Records

Daily averages and all-time records for weather in Rapid City, South Dakota for the date of May 31.
May 31 All-Time Records
1948–2022
Highest temperature 89 °F 1960
Lowest temperature 33 °F 1982
Lowest daily high 45 °F 1951
Highest daily low 58 °F 2014
Most precipitation 0.7 inches 2005
Most snow none -
May 31 Average Weather
1991–2020 1
Average high 72.3 °F
Average low 47.3 °F
Chance precipitation 44.6%
Chance snow 0%
Rapid City May 31 Weather by Year
Year High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
2022 57 37 0.01 n/a
2021 75 41 0.00 n/a
2020 84 49 0.00 n/a
2019 78 46 0.23 n/a
2018 84 51 0.00 0.0
2017 79 40 0.00 0.0
2016 66 40 0.00 0.0
2015 73 48 0.00 0.0
2014 75 58 0.10 0.0
2013 58 47 0.09 0.0
2012 67 43 0.00 0.0
2011 66 40 0.00 0.0
2010 73 48 0.00 0.0
2009 84 53 0.00 0.0
2008 70 48 0.08 0.0
2007 58 45 0.16 0.0
2006 67 48 0.20 0.0
2005 62 45 0.73 n/a
2004 69 42 0.02 n/a
2003 70 46 0.07 n/a
2002 83 51 0.00 n/a
2001 75 47 0.00 n/a
2000 54 48 0.12 0.0
1999 54 44 0.02 0.0
1998 71 48 0.00 n/a
1997 82 49 0.00 0.0
1996 70 44 0.00 n/a
1995 75 44 0.00 0.0
1994 74 47 0.00 0.0
1993 73 44 0.00 0.0
1992 63 52 0.70 0.0
1991 73 51 0.01 0.0
1990 81 54 0.00 0.0
1989 59 42 0.08 0.0
1988 76 52 0.03 0.0
1987 84 50 0.01 0.0
1986 84 49 0.00 0.0
1985 75 49 0.00 0.0
1984 84 53 0.10 0.0
1983 60 40 0.03 0.0
1982 59 33 0.00 0.0
1981 82 52 0.03 0.0
1980 60 47 0.30 0.0
1979 63 39 0.10 0.0
1978 61 38 0.03 0.0
1977 78 41 0.00 0.0
1976 77 55 0.17 0.0
1975 65 40 0.02 0.0
1974 69 35 0.01 0.0
1973 87 48 0.00 0.0
1972 81 42 0.00 0.0
1971 63 50 0.07 0.0
1970 60 46 0.52 0.0
1969 60 44 0.05 0.0
1968 65 46 0.02 0.0
1967 47 43 0.68 0.0
1966 81 54 0.00 0.0
1965 73 58 0.00 0.0
1964 63 43 0.06 0.0
1963 77 55 0.04 0.0
1962 63 45 0.00 0.0
1961 88 55 0.00 0.0
1960 89 54 0.00 0.0
1959 64 46 0.04 0.0
1958 71 54 0.03 0.0
1957 67 49 0.00 0.0
1956 69 40 0.00 0.0
1955 74 51 0.04 0.0
1954 62 43 0.01 0.0
1953 79 45 0.00 0.0
1952 65 40 0.00 0.0
1951 45 37 0.17 0.0
1950 65 40 0.00 0.0
1949 74 49 0.04 0.0
1948 78 51 0.00 0.0
All-Time Highest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 89 °F 1960
2 88 °F 1961
3 87 °F 1973
4 84 °F 2018
4 84 °F 2020
4 84 °F 1984
4 84 °F 2009
4 84 °F 1986
4 84 °F 1987
10 83 °F 2002
All-Time Lowest Temperatures in Rapid City on May 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 33 °F 1982
2 35 °F 1974
3 37 °F 2022
3 37 °F 1951
5 38 °F 1978
6 39 °F 1979
7 40 °F 2011
7 40 °F 1956
7 40 °F 1975
7 40 °F 2017
7 40 °F 1952
7 40 °F 1950
7 40 °F 1983
7 40 °F 2016
Lowest High Temperatures in Rapid City on May 31
Rank Temperature Year
1 45 °F 1951
2 47 °F 1967
3 54 °F 2000
3 54 °F 1999
5 57 °F 2022
6 58 °F 2013
6 58 °F 2007
8 59 °F 1989
8 59 °F 1982
10 60 °F 1969
10 60 °F 1983
10 60 °F 1980
10 60 °F 1970
All-Time Most Precipitation in Rapid City on May 31
Rank Precipitation Year
1 0.7 inches 2005
2 0.7 inches 1992
3 0.7 inches 1967
4 0.5 inches 1970
5 0.3 inches 1980
6 0.2 inches 2019
7 0.2 inches 2006
8 0.2 inches 1976
8 0.2 inches 1951
10 0.2 inches 2007
Weather Station Details
Years Station Coordinates
1948–2022 Rapid City Regional Airport location